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 PIN, or at our libraries.
- 2012 London Olympics
- Olympics 2012 news and information from TVNZ.
- BBC Sport 2012 London Olympics
- 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.
- London 2012
- Site for 2012 Olympics.
- London 2012 Olympic Games
- Olympics 2012 news and information on the Stuff.co.nz website.
- NZ Athlete Profiles Search
- Search for profiles of athletes and officials.
- Olympic Games
- Olympics 2012 news and information on the New Zealand Herald 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
- Rio 2016
- The official website for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics.
- Sochi 2014
- Official website of the 2014 Winter Games, which will be held in Sochi, Russia. Available in English, French and Russian.