BRITAIN has enjoyed its most polite day of sport since records began.
As pleasant people hit a ball around a beautifully maintained bit of lawn, handsome young men took a drive around the Northamptonshire countryside.
Meanwhile Tour de France organisers have been asked whether middle class spectators can follow the peloton on their own bikes with their kids, pointing out interesting plants that they see along the way.
Nice sports fan Nikki Hollis said: “It was lovely to watch well-groomed people exerting themselves in pastimes that don’t involve spitting or telling each other to eff off, like that awful business going on in Brazil.
“Just the sort of thing one wants to have on in the background while reading the Sunday Times.”