With 2, athletes from 92 countries, the Winter Olympics set a record for the largest number of competitors ever at the storied event. The PyeongChang Games also set another record that has nothing to do with sports — more free condoms at the Olympics will be doled out at Olympic Village and other venues at the competition than any other previous Winter Olympics. Olympic athletes received , condoms — the most of any previous Winter Olympics — this year in PyeongChang. Condoms at the Winter Olympics are available at the Olympic Village, the stadiums and at the press center. A representative from the Olympics did not respond immediately to a request for comment. The distribution of condoms continued from there, as tens of thousands of free condoms grew to a height of , condoms at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Tinder – the dating app that sexed up Sochi
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With Valentine's Day falling right in the middle of the Winter Games this year, love is definitely in the air at the Sochi Olympic Village. Fueled by a mix of adrenaline and endorphins — perhaps a dose of the Tinder dating app as well — U. American short track speed skater Eddy Alvarez says he doesn't want to come off too strong , but he wants to marry his crush: Norwegian snowboarder Silje Norendal. Even NBCOlympics is feeling sorry for the lonely year-old, giving his search for love a little viewership boost:. Does anyone want to be Nick's OlympicValentine? RT NickGoepper:
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Every four years, we are blessed with the Summer Olympics, which brings some of the best athletes in the world together to a single city. As someone with zero athletic ability who can't possibly get on Leslie Jones' level when it comes to Olympics enthusiasm, I've never been anywhere near an Olympic Village, but that doesn't stop me from wondering about what all of those Olympians are doing when they aren't competing. Are they sleeping? Are they training for their next event?
BERLIN Reuters - Russia have been knocked off the medals top spot for the Sochi winter Olympics after five more athletes received lifetime Games bans on Monday over doping violations at those Olympics, but the final medal count could be months or even years away. This month a total of 19 Russians have been banned from the Games for life as a result of an International Olympic Committee IOC investigation into allegations of widespread doping among Russian competitors and sample tampering by laboratory and security officials at the Sochi Games. Gold medal-winning bobsledders Dmitrii Trunenkov and Aleksei Negodailo, members of the winning four-man team, as well as biathlon relay silver medalists Yana Romanova and Olga Vilukhina, who also won silver in the 7. Russia, a winter sports powerhouse, were top of the medals table at the end of the Games on home soil in but the latest IOC decision now brings their number of gold medals at events down to eight.