Gracenote’s Data Analytics Predicts Winners and Losers of 2016 Rio Olympics

USA, China and Russia Top Medal Counts,

Spain, Argentina, Italy and Ukraine Show Steady Declines

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 26, 2016 – Gracenote®, the world’s leading provider of entertainment data and subsidiary of Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO), is using its sports data expertise to predict which countries and athletes will step up at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games if the games were held today.

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Infostrada Sports twitter accounts renamed to Gracenote

As Infostrada Sports rebrands to Gracenote Sports, we want to inform you that we’re changing our Twitter handles over to Gracenote. If you’re already following one or more of our accounts, know that this will be a seamless transition. You won’t have to do a thing to continue to get the same outstanding sports scores, stats, facts & figures and insights.

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ANALYSE THIS: Australia overtakes Great Britain in Virtual Medal Table

GENERAL – Australia has moved into fourth position in the Infostrada Sports’ Virtual Medal Table (VMT) after the inclusion of athletics and swimming personal bests since May 2015 took projected golds away from Germany and Great Britain and added four medals to Australia’s forecast total. Continue reading

BEHIND THE DESK: Sochi 2014 Sports Codes

OLYMPIC GAMES – Our updates on the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will contain the following abbreviations for the 15 sports:

AS – Alpine Skiing

BS – Bobsleigh

BT – Biathlon

CC – Cross-Country Skiing

CU – Curling

FR – Freestyle Skiing

FS – Figure Skating

IH – Ice Hockey

LG – Luge

NC – Nordic Combined

SB – Snowboard

SJ – Ski Jumping

SN – Skeleton

SS – Speed Skating

ST – Short Track