Boris Johnson and Seb Coe both denied my suggestion that they were the next Prime Minister and Mayor of London respectively.
Lord Coe later joked that politics "left him in a very big way in 1997," referring to that year's general election in which he lost his seat for Falmouth and Camborne. Perhaps the voters would feel a bit warmer towards him now.
Keshorn Walcott won Trinidad and Tobago's second gold medal in Olympic history. He was rewarded with more than a gold letterbox.
Boris Johnson suggested that the London Olympic Games may have been the greatest ever staged when he met ITV News presenter Mark Austin.
The British runner Mo Farah's victory dance has become a hit of the Olympics Games. But how did it all start?