The Financial Times has a cool Olympic feature, where they run a formula for how many medals countries should get -- based on things like historical performance, per capita GDP, and host-country advantage. Then they compare that against actual performance…
Television ratings are up for the 2012 Olympics, even with so-called spoilers all over the Internet. Blogger and author Jeff Jarvis talks about NBC's failures to keep up with the Twittersphere.
Clyde Drexler was part of the 1992 U.S.A. men's basketball Olympic team, dubbed the "Dream Team." He talks about how the atmosphere then differs from this year's.
Members of Egypt's Olympic team were apparently given fake Nike gear to wear during training in London.
Olympic host cities get a huge windfall of tax revenues and tourist dollars, right? Freakonomics looks at the effect the games really have on a host city.