Beijing hookups

Salt Lake City 2002: The conservative city hosted some protests against Olympic policies to distribute free condoms to athletes.Sydney 2000: Officials thought that 70,000 (rainbow) condoms would be enough. Javelin thrower Breaux Greer told ESPN that he had relations with three women every day of the Olympics — two were other Olympians and another was a tourist. But as a consolation prize, he did end up with a famous (unnamed) Olympian in the airplane bathroom on the flight back to Los Angeles.The app is Chinese-only after an English language version of its service closed down earlier this year.

Beijing 2008: Former Olympic table tennis player Matthew Syed wrote an article for the noting that there was a “sex fest… How else is this going to manifest itself than with a volcanic release of pent-up hedonism.” This led to a headlines asserting that the Olympic Village hosted “More Sex than Woodstock.” discussed Michael Phelps “celebrated his record-breaking eight gold medals in Beijing by sneaking off for a sizzling game of tonsil hockey with one of Australia’s hottest Olympians.” (She was his girlfriend.) Oh, and Beijing authorities distributed 400,000 condoms to more than 400 hotels in the Olympic city, said the AFP.

So much so that “Tinder hook-ups [are] off the hook”? Why would the world’s best athletes, in their physical prime, with endorphins to kill and calories to burn, and who are all compressed in a small living space be so interested in this particular extracurricular activity?

Tinder-gate of Sochi 2014 is just the most recent round of faux-surprise that Olympians might, in fact, be having sex.

This year’s been notable for Chinese tech IPOs in the U. Alibaba, close rival and Weibo — China’s Twitter equivalent — have listed on North American soil, but there’s another incoming. The service’s particular strength is location and it allows users to connect with others based on their proximity to each other, the idea being that you can find people who are in the same pub, club, party etc.

Momo, China’s top hook-up app, has filed for a 0 million public listing, as Technode first noted. Earlier this year it was speculated to be considering a U. So, in terms of Western comparisons, it is more of a Grindr for all genders and sexual orientations, than a Tinder.

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