“A gay dating website crashed within minutes of the first Olympic athletes arriving in London – due to the volume of demand, say experts.
The Grindr app enables gay men to obtain the locations of potential homosexual partners.
Technicians believe the arrival of Olympic teams on Monday sparked a flood of new customers – and loss of the service in East London.
One Londoner said: “It happened almost as soon as the teams got here. Either loads of athletes were logging on to meet fellow Olympians or were looking to bag a local.”