With the 2016 Olympic Games now in the books, both Twitter and Facebook have provided a range of data and stats on how the Olympics-related conversations dominated social over the past two weeks. Source: How the 2016 Rio Olympics Dominated Social Media [Infographic] | Social Media Today
The Olympic 10,000 meters was eyeballs out, hands down the fastest, deepest women’s 25-lap race I have ever seen. But instead of cheers, before the race was even over, half of the commentariat lit up with shouts of “Dirty!” Source: The Calculus Of Enjoying Almaz Ayana's World Record
Some women naturally produce high levels of testosterone. Why is this innate condition treated differently from other conditions that potentially enhance athletic performance? Source: So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?
Television is dead; long live the Olympics. Source: New Olympic Channel will change the way we watch sport forever – here's how
Rio Olympic team chef de mission Kitty Chiller was angry when she heard that the Australian swimming team had pulled down posters of past champions, such as Herb Elliott and Cathy Freeman, from the entrance to their floors in the Australian team block in the athletes' village. Source: What went wrong for Australia at the …
Olympics tsar John Coates has hit out at the Australian Sports Commission's funding after average results at the Rio Games. Source: Winning Edge funding strategy a loser, according to John Coates | afr.com