Olympic Games

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Home Advantage at the Olympic Games: 1988-2012

On Monday this week I wrote a post titled Overwhelmed. Back in 2010 I wrote about Home Ground, Home Advantage. A comment by Danielle Woodward on my Overwhelmed post sent me off a journey back to 1988. I thought I would look at all the host cities from Seoul to the present day and consider … Continue reading Home Advantage at the Olympic Games: 1988-2012

A Twelve Year Journey: Medal Winning at the Olympic Games

Just before the start of the London Olympics I wrote about medal predictions. The predictions came from The Herald Sun‘s Virtual Medal Predictor. Twenty-six days before the Games performance data suggested the following outcomes: Te final medal table published on the London 2012 web site after the final event on Day 16 of the Games … Continue reading A Twelve Year Journey: Medal Winning at the Olympic Games