August 6, 2016

The Olympics of sport are also the Olympics of sex

One record seems almost guaranteed to be broken at each Olympic Games—the number of condoms supplied to athletes in the Olympic village. At Rio 2016, the count stands at 450,000, with 175,000 sachets of lubricant for good measure—the largest amount of contraceptives ever delivered to an Olympic Games. The numbers have been climbing ever since they first started handing out condoms at the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul. It’s the