Olympic athlete seeking fellow medal winner...

IT was perhaps only a matter of time before an opportunistic company sought to cash in on the Olympic Village’s reputation as a hotbed of lust.

Dating website Illicit Encounters, which specialises in arranging flings for married men and women, has offered all athletes competing at London 2012 free membership during the Games – and claims to have had more than 20 athletes sign up already.

The Capitalist predicts there could be some red faces around the park when competitors realise their team-mates have also joined the site.