The Games organisers have packed the free condoms — reportedly 50,000 more than Beijing Olympics — into dispensers around the venues this year.
The idea that sex can impair physical performance has gripped popular imagination for centuries. However, much to the delight of the sporting fraternity, some recent studies have shown the belief has no scientific basis.
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