Posted: 04/07/2012 at 07:13
There are a lot of people who for one reason or another can't get outside or don't have gardens-to them the tv is their world and the only way they get to see sporting events-you can't right everybody off as couch potatoes.
As I keep repeating GW being off is not just for sport -it is for the proms as well but strangely enough I don't see any body saying they don't like that.
To give a bit of balance this is a one-off Olympic year in this country,there is a big football tournament every 4 years,Wimbledon is every year,GW always gets displaced-there are still over half of the scheduled programmes to be shown.
The point surely is we should get both but lets not knock the sports lovers they have their interests too and that, no doubt for some, includes gardening.