The British media was so desperate for Team GB to strike gold that The Sun really went to town when rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning became the first competitors to clinch top spot. Their headline read 'Rowing, Rowing, Gong!', a play on the phrase 'Going, Going, Gone'  used by auctioneers to indicate they are about to, and then accept, the final bid for an item in an auction.