Courtenay Middle School Library

The 2006 Olympic Games


Readability levels
l =easiest, n =at approximate grade level, u =advanced, uu =most difficult.
Ethics of information use
1. XX Olympic Winter Games
Torino, Italy: February 10 - 26, 2006 ( top)
Readability
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Kids village - Torino, Italy 2006 (torino2006.org)
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Official site for 2006 Winter Games (torino2006.org)
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XX Olympic Winter Games (wikipedia.org)
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Winter Games sports (wikipedia.org)
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2. Canadian Olympic links ( top)
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Canadian Olympic Committee
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Profiles of Canadian athletes
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Information about specific sports
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Canadian Paralympic Committee
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Profiles of Canadian Paralympic athletes

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Information about specific sports
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Canadian teams and results from previous Winter Games
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Team Canada - 2002 - Salt Lake City, USA
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Team Canada - 1998 - Nagano, Japan
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Team Canada - 1994 - Lillehammer, Norway
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Team Canada - 1992 - Albertville, France
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Team Canada - 1988 - Calgary
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3. Teams from other countries ( top)
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Austria (in German)
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Finland
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France (in French)
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Italy (in Italian)
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Netherlands
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Norway
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Russia (in Russian)
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Sweden
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Switzerland (in German)
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United Kingdom
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United States
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National Olympic Committees #1
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National Olympic Committees #2
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4. Some individual winter sport links ( top)
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Biathlon
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Biathlon - International Union
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Bobsleigh
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Bobsleigh - International Federation: includes bobsleding and skeleton
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Cross-country skiing
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Curling
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Curling - World Curling Federation
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Figure skating
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Freestyle skiing
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Ice hockey
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Ice hockey - International Ice Hockey Federation
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Luge
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Luge - International Luge Federation
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Nordic combined
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Short track speed skating
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Skating - International Skating Union: includes figure skating and speed skating
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Ski jumping
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Skiing - International Ski Federation: includes cross-country,freestyle, nordic, ski jumping, and snowboarding
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Snowboarding
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Speed skating
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5. Sports media links: Canada ( top)
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CBC Sports
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CTV Sports
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Global Sports
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TSN
 
Sports media links: around the world
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ESPN Olympic coverage
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MSNBC Olympic coverage
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Sports Illustrated/CNN
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BBC Sports
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6. Future Olympic Games ( top)
  Summer 2008
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Beijing, China
   
  XXI Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010
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Vancouver Winter Olympic Games 2010
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Vancouver Winter Paralympic Games 2010
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Official site of Tourism Whistler
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Province of British Columbia Winter Games Secretariat
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Visit Vancouver and Whistler (visitvancouver.com)
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Vancouver Games bid book
   
  Summer 2012
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London, England
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London, England bid book
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7. History of the Olympic Games ( top)
  The Ancient Games
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Olympic Games (BBC Schools)
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Ancient Olympic Games #1 (olympic.org)
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Ancient Olympic Games #2 (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
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Olympic Games in Ancient Greece: pdf (olympic.org)
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Tour the original site of the Olympics
 
  The Modern Games
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Overview of the modern games: pdf (olympic.org)
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The Olympic flame and torch relay: pdf (olympic.org)
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The Olympic symbols: pdf (olympic.org)
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Olympic posters: pdf (olympic.org)
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The Olympic Games since 1896 (olympic.org)
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8. Fun and WebQuests ( top)
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Olympic trivia
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Olympic Games: A Historic Proposal (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
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NMSU Webquest (New Mexico State University)
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Going for the gold webquest with a geography theme
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9. Misc. ( top)
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Olympic museum: Lausanne Switzerland (olympic.org)
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Maps and info about Turin
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Weather from Turin
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Olympic multimedia gallery: videoclips
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Olympic photo gallery
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Olympic downloads
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Webcams from Torino/Turin
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Olympic torch relay
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Olympic Games timeline and summary of all games
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Olympic records - - - World records
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Olympic sports of the past
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International sports calendar
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Olympic pins and artifacts (olympianartifacts.com)
   
Created by Stew Savard April 2004. Modified October 2006. All rights to "look and feel" reserved.
Readability levels l = easiest, n = at approximate grade level, u = advanced, uu = most difficult.