Fifa is awful, but the Olympics takes the gold medal for sleaze | Marina Hyde

This is the titanic battle. When one of them behaves shamefully, the other contrives to be even worse

There is, quite simply, nothing to touch it. The hardest fought sports rivalry of my lifetime has been that between the International Olympic Committee and Fifa. It is the Reichenbach Falls of scumbaggery – a site of titanic struggle between worthy foes, a struggle in which I have frequently called the winner too early.

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