Year in Review: Website statistics 2017

Happy New Year!

Now 2017 has come to an end, I like to take a look at website traffic of the past year. Because there were no Olympic Games in 2017, it was a relatively quiet year.

General

  • Page views: +12%
  • Number of articles: +51% (437!)
  • Followers*: +35%

*Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and newsletter combined

Where our visitors came from

  1. United States 30,88%
  2. United Kingdom 8,19%
  3. Germany 4,81%
  4. Canada 4,80%
  5. South Korea 3,88%
  6. Japan 3,27%
  7. Italy 3,06%
  8. France 2,95%
  9. Brazil 2,81%
  10. Netherlands 2,63%

 Traffic peaks

  1. Second week of February: One year to go until PyeongChang 2018
  2. First week of August: London 2017 IAAF World Championships and Legacy Rio 2016 (one year on)
  3. Second week of December: IOC Executive Board meeting (Russian Olympic Committee suspended)
  4. Mid September: IOC Session in Lima (Paris and Los Angeles officially awarded Olympic Games)
  5. Second week of July: IOC Session in Lausanne (Descision on double allocation)

Most read articles that were published this year

  1. PyeongChang 2018; Construction Update Olympic Stadium
  2. 2024 Bid; List of Paris 2024 venues
  3. PyeongChang 2018; Map Gangneung Olympic Park
  4. PyeongChang 2018; Asif Khan to design building in Olympic Park
  5. PyeongChang 2018; Sport Pictograms

Most read articles

  1. PyeongChang 2018; Olympic venues in Google Maps
  2. PyeongChang 2018; Draft Competition Schedule
  3. Tokyo 2020; New renders Olympic Stadium unveiled
  4. PyeongChang 2018; Construction Update Olympic Stadium
  5. London 2012; Look of the Games

Most visited pages in 2017

  1. PyeongChang2018_Venues
  2. Tokyo 2020
  3. PyeongChang 2018_Introduction + Venue Map
  4. PyeongChang 2018_Look of the Games
  5. Beijing 2022

The topics that we have written the most about in 2017

  1. PyeongChang 2018 (13,9%)
  2. 2024/2028 Host City Election (13,7%)
  3. Tokyo 2020 (10,7%)
  4. Rio 2016 (9,8%)
  5. London 2012 (9,6%)

Year in Review: The Most Popular Topics in 2017

Biggest Olympic headlines of 2017

  1. The double allocation of Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028
  2. IOC Suspends Russian NOC
  3. Start of the PyeongChang 2018 Torch Relay / Preparations PyeongChang 2018 well on track
  4. The suspension of Carlos Nuzman / Uncertain legacy Rio 2016
  5. The new Candidature Procedure for 2026

Architecture of the Games

Most read articles that were published this year:

  1. PyeongChang 2018; Construction Update Olympic Stadium
  2. 2024 Bid; List of Paris 2024 venues
  3. PyeongChang 2018; Map Gangneung Olympic Park
  4. PyeongChang 2018; Asif Khan to design building in Olympic Park
  5. PyeongChang 2018; Sport Pictograms

 

Most visited pages in 2017:

  1. PyeongChang2018_Venues
  2. Tokyo 2020
  3. PyeongChang 2018_Introduction + Venue Map
  4. PyeongChang 2018_Look of the Games
  5. Beijing 2022

 

The topics that we have written the most about:

  1. PyeongChang 2018 (13,9%)
  2. 2024/2028 Host City Election (13,7%)
  3. Tokyo 2020 (10,7%)
  4. Rio 2016 (9,8%)
  5. London 2012 (9,6%)

2017 Year in Preview; Lima & PyeongChang

Happy New Year! This is what 2017 has in store for us:

 

Hello PyeongChang test events
See all events in this schedule

 

2024 Host City election
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  • February 3, 2017; Deadline for submission of Candidature File stage 3.
  • April/May 2017; IOC Evaluation Commission visits each city.
  • July 2017; Candidate City 2024 Briefing (for IOC members and Summer Olympic International Federations).

 

130th IOC Session
Lima, Peru
September 13 – 17

 

PyeongChang2018 final preparations
Read the latest news