Olympic venues get a 3D update

Google has recently updated the 3D imagery for some of the key Olympic venues. Sometime in June Google had significantly increased the 3D coverage for Rio de Janeiro but that imagery was captured … [Read more...]

Rio de Janeiro with Google Earth

With the opening of the Olympics just two months away (August 5th), it is a good time to have a look at the host city, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Google has kicked off the sight-seeing by updating and … [Read more...]

The path of the Olympic torch in Google Earth

Our friends at DataAppeal, who recently released a variety of updatesto their excellent tool, are back with some great visualizations of the Olympic torch relay. The first is the "Ribbon Path", which … [Read more...]

Mapping the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Google Earth

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will be kicking off in a few days, and while I expect Google will release some neat tools to help you follow the games, George at MyReadingMapped has already put out … [Read more...]