Brisbane was the Stephen Bradbury of the contest, defeating Doha (small problem with, err, corruption and possibly climate), Budapest (facilities, anybody) and Ankara (too many possible surprises, e.g. a revolution).
Sleepy Joe continued his Meet The Neighbours Tour this week. The most recent neighbour called upon was Tsar Vlad. The highlight of the meeting was that Tsar Vlad didn't take off his shirt for the world to see, again, his sculptured pecs and hairy chest.