MedalCount.com Helps You Keep Track of the Only Thing That Really Matters at the Olympics

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Every nation, broadcast network, and news site on the planet have a way to keep track of the medal count at the Olympics. But why wade through all that other ancillary crap—like stories of athletes overcoming adversity and political drama—when all you care about is what nation has the most medals, and by extension is the greatest country on earth?

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That's exactly what MedalCount.com gives you, thanks to the folks over at Animal. It not only lets you sort the medal standings based on rank, totals—or even the breakdown of gold, silver, and bronze—it also lets you keep an eye on your four favorite countries at the top of the page. Did we also mention there's now a mobile version too? It's definitely worthy of a bookmark, at least for the next 11 days.

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Denver is too damn high

We need a sob story count. Why is that every Olympian seems to have suffered cancer while their brother was killed in Iraq -news was delayed as the dog carrying the letter was killed in the street just before mom lost her job.

I want to know who had to most fucked up life and then got a silver by a 100th of a second. THATs what this is all about.