Olympics for kids

Book cover of the gamesThe 2020 Summer Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo, Japan from 24 July to 9 August. The 2016 Olympic Games took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5 to 21 August.

The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 2014 Winter Olympics took place in Sochi, Russia from 7 - 23 February 2014.

The Olympics and Olympic athletes

Try Olympic books written especially for kids:

We also have a page on Canterbury Olympic athletes.

Olympics web sites

The Olympic Games
Overview and history of the modern and ancient Olympics. From the World Book Encyclopedia.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Includes information on the Olympic Movement & future Olympic Games. Also the Numismatic Federation (FINO), Philately Federation (FIPO), Memorabilia Federation (FIMO) & The Olympic Museum.
Rio 2016
Official site for the 2016 Olympics.
NZ Athlete Profiles Search
Search for profiles of athletes and officials.
Olympic Games - New Zealand Herald
Olympics news and information on the New Zealand Herald website.
Olympic Games - Stuff.co.nz
Olympics news and information on the Stuff.co.nz website.
The Olympics
New Zealand's Olympians - almost 1000 of them - have produced plenty of memorable moments over the years, but the Games have also been marred by boycotts, controversy and tragedy. From nzhistory.net

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