From trouser-rubbing reportage courtesy of The Sun to helpful picture galleries of women's beach volleyball matches via The Metro, media coverage of London 2012 has not been short of bottom shots.

But perhaps our pervy paparazzi missed the memo? This is no ordinary Olympics. Roles are being reversed, as men excel at gymnastics while women destroy their competition at rowing.

In the name of fair coverage, Huffpost Lifestyle has decided to look at the Games from a different angle.

Namely, what might happen if all male athletes were given the same, carefully cropped, beach volleyball treatment.

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  • U.S. gymnast Danell Leyva performs on the pommel horse during the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • United States' Nathan Adrian reacts after winning gold in the men's 100-meter freestyle swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

  • U.S. gymnast Danell Leyva during the Artistic Gymnastic men's individual all-around competition final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

  • Luo Yutong, left, and Qin Kai of China congratulate each other after winning the men's synchronized 3-meter springboard diving final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. China won the gold medal in the event. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

  • Poland's gymnast Roman Kulesza botches his dismount form the bar during the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

  • German gymnast Marcel Nyugen reacts as results are announced declaring him winner of the silver medal during the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

  • Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura celebrates after winning the gold during the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

  • Australia's Johan Linde competes in a super heavyweight over 91-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

  • Great Britain's Daniel Purvis competes on the parallel bar during the Artistic Gymnastics Men's All Round Final at the North Greenwich Arena, London, on the fifth day of the London 2012 Olympics.

  • Great Britain's Kristian Thomas competes on the parallel bar during the Artistic Gymnastics Men's All Round Final at the North Greenwich Arena, London, on the fifth day of the London 2012 Olympics.

  • Sofyan El-Gadi of Libya starts in a men's 100-meter butterfly swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

  • Jevgenijs Borodavko of Latvia competes against Dimitri Peters of Germany (in white) during the men's 100-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)