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Sports lawyers are flocking back from the Olympics in their droves with war stories galore. Many have tales of drugs cheats they’ve busted or athletes they’ve advised or sponsored. The common denominator, though, seems to be sex. All those near-naked bodies glistening with sweat seem to have overwhelmed many of our learned friends.
All returned extolling the virtues of the women’s volleyball players, the male swimmers, the women pole-vaulters or the gymnasts of either sex. Surprisingly, it seems that for the most part the attraction wasn’t mutual.
However, one of Tulkinghorn’s more glamorous contacts did manage a fully-fledged, champagne-fuelled orgy – but not with any of the athletes, but with the flock of models that followed the athletes around. It is reported that he was happy to take silver.