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Olympic Medal Count

Olympic Medal Count Inaccuracy

Stampp Corbin | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Stampp Corbin

The Olympic Medal Count that is broadcast and printed all over the place has always bothered me. As a fan of the Olympics, I always wondered why the Olympic Medal Count was not handled like a grade point average.

London Olympics Medal Count Results

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Most medals, most gold medals. The U.S. got what it wanted from these Olympics. So did Britain, riding the wave of home-field advantag...

Olympic Medals By Country, Population, Wealth (INTERACTIVE)

Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports

Ranking nations by total Olympic medals isn't really the best way to judge relative success at the London Olympics. Some countries have a lot more peo...

How to Rank Medal Counts in the Olympics?

Mario Livio | Posted 09.24.2012 | Science
Mario Livio

With the London Olympics right around the corner, I decided to re-examine the way in which nations are ranked by their medal counts.

Get Ready For U.S. Romp At The Olympics

The Wall Street Journal | MATTHEW FUTTERMAN, LORETTA CHAO AND GEOFFREY A. FOWLER | Posted 07.15.2013 | Sports

London was supposed to be China's moment to seize the Olympic medal count. But our projections suggest the U.S. will win—and win big....

China Sending Nearly 400 Olympians To London

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

BEIJING (AP) — China is sending a team of nearly 400 athletes to defend its title as the top gold medal winner when the Olympic Games start in Londo...

Vancouver Olympics MEDAL COUNT: 2010 Winter Games Medal Tracker

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Vancouver Olympics medal count will be updated throughout the Winter Games. Swiss ski jumper Simon Ammann captured the first gold of the 2010 Olym...