Tag: Winter Olympics
The medals have been awarded and the athletes have arrived home, but the post-Sochi buzz is still fresh. MediaMiser collected more than 4 million tweets on the Games to determine who were the most popular athletes (the top three were all American), which events got the most buzz, and which of the many spectacular venues were the most popular.
With the XXII Winter Games upon us, it is important to understand the engineering complexities that go into creating such a remarkable event. Expectations are high for each Olympic games, with over 6,000 athletes competing this winter from 85 countries in front of thousands of spectators. The costs of developing effective transportation systems, comfortable housing for athletes and coaches, and state of the art venues for the highest level of competition are remarkable.
Every two years we turn on our t.v.’s to some surprisingly obscure Olympic sports. In the following infographic from Sports-Management-Degrees.com, here’s what you need to know to keep you entertained from curling to trampoline.
Aspiring to become a Winter Olympian and unsure of which sport to dedicate your life to? Use this flow chart created by Sports Unlimited to help you hone in on your calling and start training for your dream.
It’s a high stakes game of life and death. Terrorists have vowed to disrupt the winter Olympic games; while Russia has more than 200,000 military, police and secret service agents at the ready to safeguard the athletes and visitors. If you’re planning to attend, this infographic shows you what you should know.
All roads are leading to Sochi, Russia for this year’s Winter Olympic Games which commences on February 7 and concludes on February 23. However, the Winter Olympics have very interesting and rich history that makes it worthwhile to take a look back. You will be surprised by how far the games have come and how much the event has grown.
Do you know all there is to know about the fantastic Winter Olympics? The folks at Club Med have put together dozens of interesting facts about this event to tell you.