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How well is Canada really doing in the Rio Games?

August 16, 2016

The Star | August 16, 2016

Simple medal counts often fail to provide a meaningful indication of a country’s relative performance says U of T Professor Richard Florida. With the help of his colleagues at the U of T Martin Prosperity Institute Charlotta Mellander and Patrick Adler, he ranked each nation’s overall medal performance by their population, size of their economy, and the number of athletes on their Olympic teams.  Read more.