March 2004 Archives

Salt Lake 2002
The official site of the 2002 Winter Games. Includes spectator info., shopping guide, Games programs, sports, schedules and more.

Olympic Torch Run 2002: Official Site
A great Flash presentation but it doesn't hide the fact that it's sponsored by a soda company. Some helpful information, though, as it shows the 65-day, 46-state route with dates and times the torch passes through communities.

U.S. Olympic Committee

2002 Winter Olympics Weather Support
Headed to the Games? Check out these forecasts.

Salt Lake City Tribune
Full Olympics coverage, entertainment guide, weather and more.

Sports Illustrated Special Report: Greed, Corruption Caught up With the IOC
The great 1999 story by E.M. Swift and Lester Munson on the bribery scandal in Salt Lake City. It includes a chronology from 1998-99 detailing what happened.

CNNSI: The Salt Lake Olympic Committee and the Bribery Scandal
Some stories, video and links from early in the investigation.

Slam! Sports Olympic Bribery Scandal Headlines
A great archive for quick reference. Mostly wire stories.

Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce
A rundown of civic events planned for the Games.

Park City Utah Visitor's Bureau: 2002 Olympics
Some of the skiing events will be held here.

Salt Lake City International Airport
Flight info., airport guide, etc.

Utah.com Olympics History
Background on the Winter Games' origins and how Salt Lake City landed the 2002 Olympics.

Utah State Travel and Tourism
A complete guide for anyone visiting during the Games.

UtahFacts.com
Travel, news and background information on the host city, state.

Salt Lake City Cool Attractions

Forest Service 2002 Planning
Explores the impact of the Games on the Utah environment.

CNNSI World Time Converter

CNNSI Olympics
A great guide to Salt Lake City: weather guides, nightlife, shopping, dining, ski report.

NBCOlympics.com TV Schedule

Olympics Schedule
Search by sport, date or venue.

Maps

Mapquest.com
Get lost all the time?
This will help you search by address and zip code.

Mapsonus.com
Search by address and zip code.

National Geographic's Map Machine
Maybe the best online atlas on the Web.

Geographic Encyclopedia

Maptech MapServer

2002 Winter Olympic Games History

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USOC Press Box: Media Guides, Contacts, Records
KEY SITE: A listing of hundreds of helpful links for coverage of the 2002 Games. Rosters by state, press contacts, etc.

Olympic Museum
Great research tools: stories, backgrounders and an audio, video and photo library.

Olympic Museum: Images & Sound Department
Combined audiovisual and photographic library sections. The Audiovisual Archives consist of approximately 15,000 hours of film, while the Photographic Library contains 300,000 photos, from the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens to the 1998 Games in Nagano.

InfoPlease.com: Winter Olympics Through the Years
An archive of bios about each Winter Olympics.

The First Winter Olympics: 1924
From Infopleas.com. Inlcudes medal count, countries, biography, highlights, etc.

Washington Post.com Winter Olympics History
Great quick reference: A timeline of great moments with links to stories back to 1948.

Time.com's Olympics Newsfile
Archived coverage through the 1990s.

The Sporting News: Olympics History
Search Winter and Summer Games by date and host city.

USOC: Winter Olympic Records

Olympics Trivia
Updated every 10 seconds, this site features trivia from the Winter and Summer Games.

Olympic Statistics

Slam! Nagano Winter Olympic Records

Olympic Studies Centre
Directory, studies, research, links, etc.

Atlantic Monthly: The 1896 Games

University of Pennsylvania: Story of the Ancient Olympics

The First Olympics

The Ancient Olympics

Olympics Education Site

Olympic Virtual Library

Olympiaka

Olympic Studies International Directory

Centre for Olympic Studies (University of New South Wales)

International Centre for Olympic Studies (Ontario)

Olympic Television Archive Bureau
This site from Ontario Canada offers clips galore.

Library of Congress Olympic Guide

HickokSports.com Winter Olympics History
A great biography dating back to the 1920s, searchable by date and host city. Short summaries of what happened, making it good for some quick overview research.

Yahoo! Olympic History Index

Library of Congress: A General Bibliography to Olympic Research

Excite.com's Winter Olympics Directory
Links of all competitions back to 1924 Games.

The Olympic Almanac

University of South Australia: Olympics Library
A great resource with links to news sites, bibliographies, history and more.

Utah.com Olympics History
Background on Winter Games origin and how Salt Lake City landed the 2002 Olympics.

1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics
A historical site from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Journale: Olympics History Multimedia Presentation
A cool Flash presentation of Olympic history through photos and biographies. Download may be slow. Better for entertainment than research.

Life Magazine Olympic Covers

Sports Pointers: Olympic Links
Dozens of helpful history and event links.

Olympic History Selected Sites
A collection of 10 sites.

2002 Olympics Education
A great site from the Utah Education Network. Great background and history on the games.

Olympic Games Primer
Sort through all the technical jargon with this site about terms and trivia of the games.

Olympic Hockey History

Exploratorium's Science of Hockey
A cool site that .

Olympics Through Time
Focuses on ancient history and the Games.

InfoPlease.com Ancient Olympics Background

Olympic Links
A collection of dozens of great sites organized by ancient, modern, etc.

Georgia Tech Research News: Olympics Timeline

Sports Illustrated Special Report: Greed, Corruption Caught up With the IOC
The great 1999 story by E.M. Swift and Lester Munson on the bribery scandal in Salt Lake City. It includes a chronology from 1998-99 detailing what happened.

CNNSI: The Salt Lake Olympic Committee and the Bribery Scandal
Some stories, video and links from early in the investigation.

SaltLakeCity.com: History of the Winter Games

1998 Winter Olympics: Nagano, Japan

Washington Post.com 1998 Winter Olympics
An archive of daily coverage, sport-by-sport.

CBS Sportsline: 1998 Nagano Games
An archive of daily coverage, sport-by-sport.

Salt Lake City Tribune: 1998 Nagano Coverage

The Physician and Sports Medicine: Issues from the 1998 Winter Olympics

1994 Winter Olympics: Lillehammer, Norway

Washington Post: 1994 Winter Olympics Archive
Medal counts, results and stories.

Washington Post: Tanya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan Controversy
A timeline of stories about the figure skating controversy. Some great reporting by Christine Brennan.

Time.com: The 1994 Olympics
Several good stories on Harding-Kerrigan.

1980 Winter Olympics: Lake Placid

The 80s Server: 1980 Winter Olympics

The Sporting News: 1980 Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City Tribune: 1980 Winter Olympics

ESPN: Miracle on Ice -- The 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
Pictures, video, stories, column and a chat with Mike Eruzione.

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame: 1980 Olympic Team
Roster, highlights and stories about the upsets.

Goalie Jim Craig's Web Site

Where Are They Now? Mike Eruzione

Am I Annoying or Not: The 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
Cast your yes or no vote.

2002 Winter Olympic Games Events

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Listing of Events and Links

Olympics Physics and Biomechanics
A scientific look at how events are won through nutrition, psychology, physics, biomechanics. Includes Shockwave animations.

The Ice Sports Page
Links to dozens of winter sports sites.


Hockey

USAHockey.com
The official U.S. team's site.

Olympic Hockey History

Exploratorium's Science of Hockey
A cool site that .

The Hockey News

The Hockey Database
A quick way to check bios, stats and other info. on players, coaches and legends at several levels of hockey. Message boards and link pages too!

Hockey Research Assn.
History of the game and many, many links to other research sites. One-stop shopping for puck history.

European Hockey Net
Bios, standings and news from the European leagues.

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

HockeyJournal.com

U.S. College Hockey
News and info. from NCAA and USCHO hockey.

Women's International Hockey


Figure Skating

U.S. Figure Skating Association News Page
News updates regularly, links to key information on the U.S. skaters.

2002 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
Official site of competition that determines U.S. Olympic qualifiers.

International Skating Union
Links, discussion boards, records, competition listings, press releases, etc. on figure skating, speedskating etc.

Figure Skating: You Be the Judge
This feature at NBCOlympics.com will allow users to vote during the skating competition as well as study judging by watching a variety of animations. Keep an eye out for it.

Washington Post.com: All You Need to Know About Figure Skating
Background on venues, scoring, etc. Great for quick-reference for researche rs.

Listing of Olympic Figure Skating Medalists
News, stories and links to skater bios.

Figure-Skating.com
News, stories and links to skater bios.

SkateWeb.com
A great Web portal for figure skating. News, reviews, updates on upcoming global competitions.

International Figure Skating Magazine
Past stories and news.

Figure Skating World
Lots of insider news on the sport.

SkateHistory.com
Great stories, back ground, links and a video feature.

World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Excite.com's Olympic Ice Skating Directory

About.com: Figure Skating
Great stories, background, links and a video feature.

Figure Skating in Canada

Olympic Figure Skating Drinking Game
It's based on the 1998 Games, but it'll work for 2002, too!


General Skiing Information

International Skiing Federation

Skiing Terms
Great for quick reference. Don't make assumptions!

Skiing History
Great ge neral background from the USOC.

About.com Skiing History Page

SkiIndustry.com
Great coverage of the business.

Skiing Organizations
From the U.S. Ski Team Page.

U.S. Skiing Hall of Fame
Good for fact-checking.

Colorado Skiing Hall of Fame
Another good fact-checking site.

MountainZone Skiing Page
Good news, features and archives of stories on the sports and its personalities.

Skiing Daily.com
Breaking news on the sport.


Alpine Skiing

Salt Lake 2002: Alpine Skiing Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

USOC: Skiing Basics
A quick list of facts and figures. Good for fact-checking.

U.S. Ski Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

SkiRacing.com
Considered the bible of the sport.

Rocky Mountain News: 2002 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing Site
Venues, news, slideshows, video tours of venues, 360-degree panoramic views and m ore.

USOC: 2002 Winter Olympics Alpine Skii ng Quick Facts
Great quick-reference history and offbeat stats.

SkiUtah.com
Has venue information.

Ogden Canyon
Description of the venue for the downhill skiing competition.

CNNSI: 1998 Olympic Skiing Coverage
A full recap of the competition.

CBS Sportsline Coverage of 1998 Winter Olympics Skiing
A full recap of the competition.

SkiNet Coverage of 1998 Winter Olympics
A full recap of the competition.

MountainZone 1998 Winter Olympics Skiing Coverage
A full recap of the competition.


Freestyle Skiing

Salt Lake 2002: Freestyle Skiing Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S. Freestyle Ski Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

WashingtonPost.com: All You Need to Know About Freestyle Skiing

KIAT.net Freestyle Skiing Page

Hickok Sports: All-Time Olympic Freestyle Skiing Medalists

1998 Winter Olympics Freestyle Skiing Results

Canada Freestyle Skiing Association

U.S. Olympic Aerial Skier Eric Bergoust


Cross-Country Skiing

Salt Lake 200 2: Cross-Country and Biathlon Pages
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S. Cross-Country Ski Team Page
News, results, rankings, etc.

XCSkiworld.com
In-depth coverage of the sport.


Ski Jumping

Salt Lake 2002: Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S.Ski Jumping Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

Olympic Medalists in Ski Jumping

SkiCentral.com Jumping Page

Washington Post.com: What You Need to Know About Ski Jumping

CNNSI: 1998 Winter Olympi cs Ski Jumping Coverage


Nordic Combined

Salt Lake 2002: Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping Page
News, features, athlete bios, schedules, venues, history, glossary and explanation of the sport.

U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team Home Page
Links to bios and background in all categories. Rankings, schedules and results, too.

Olympic Nordic Skiing Medalists

Nordic Skiing Links
Publications, organizations and more.

Rocky Mountain News: 2002 Winter Olympics Nordic Skiing

Washington Post: 1998 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined Coverage

KIAT.net Nordic Combined Page

Mountain Zone: Coverage of 1998 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined


Snowboarding

U.S. Snowboarding Team Home Pag e
Rider bios, schedules, results, rankings and breaking news.

Salt Lake 2002: Snowboarding

2002 Olympic Snowboard Team Announced

International Snowboarding Federation
Some good background information. A bit graphics heavy.

Olympic Snowboarding: Background Facts
A quick snapshot of the sport and the competitions.

Olympic Snowboarding History

Snowboarding Background
Origins of sport, etc.

Snowboarding.com
Features and rider profiles.

Snowboarding2.com
See snowboarding.com.

Olympic Snowboarding: Equipment
A basic summary of what they're using and costs.

Park City Mountain Resort FAQ
Information about the Olympic snowboarding venue.

KIAT.net Snowboarding Page
Information about the sport and Olympic venue.

Sportserver: Olympic President to Snowboarders: Turn It Down!

CNNSI: 1998 Winter Olympics Snowboarding Coverage

1998 Olympics: Snowboarding Archive from Slam! Sports
A great listing organized by date and headline. Good for quick reference.

MountainZone Interview: Canada's Ross Rebagliati
A Q&A interview with the 1998 Olympic gold medalist who tested positive for marijuana.

ESPN: Olympic Diary of U.S. Snowboarder Ross Powers

Bad Jokes About Snowboarding


Speed Skating

U.S. Speedskating Official Site

Salt Lake 2002: Speedskating

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Speed Skating

International Skating Union
Links, discussion boards, records, competition listings, press releases, etc. on figure skating, speedskating etc.

Speedskating Canada

Fitness and Speedskating Times
A magazine with good profiles of Olympians.

Amateur Speedskating Union

Ice Speedskating Home Page
A good general links page.


Short Track Skating

Salt Lake City 2002: Short-Track Speed Skating Page

U.S. Speedskating Home Page
Athlete bios, schedules, results and more.

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Speed Skating

International Skating Union
Links, discussion boards, records, competition listings, press releases, etc. on figure skating, speedskating etc.

Short Track History: Past Medalists

University of Calgary: Background on Short Track Skating
Programs, origins, etc.

CyberScoreboard: Short Track Speed Skating Results and Schedule

CNNSI: 1998 Winter Olympics Short Track Coverage

1998 Winter Olympics: Slam! Coverage of Short Track Skating


Bobsled

U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Bobsled and Skeleton

International Bobsled Federation

Jamaican Bobsled Team

U.S. Bobsledder Shannon Hartnett's Page
Links, background and great insight into the sport.

CBS Sportsline: 1998 Winter Olympics Bobsled

Washington Post: 1998 Winter Olympic Bobsled Com petition


Skeleton

U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation

USOC: 30-Second Guide to Bobsled and Skeleton

SkeletonSport.com


Luge

The U.S. Luge Association

International Luge Federation

Luge.com
Many helpful links to news, history, results, tracks, equipment and organizations.

Washington Post: Everything You Need to Know About Luge

Canada Luge Page

Great Britian Luge Association


Biathlon

U.S. Biathlon Association
The national governing body for the sport.

International Biathlon Union

Biathlon World
A multi-language site featuring news, results, calendar of events, video and more.


Curling

U.S. Curling Association
News updates on the U.S. Olympic team.

CBC Olympics Site
CBC is the official broadcaster for Canada and is the host broadcaster for Olympic curling.

Curling.com Home Page
News updates on the U.S. Olympic team.

CurlingZone.com

The Sports Network: Curling Page
Terminology, chat rooms and more.

Curling History
Terminology, chat rooms and more.

Curling Links
Links to associations, events, schedules and more.

Curling Terminology
Wow your friends with your grasp of curling lingo.


Other Key Sites

Olympics Schedule
Search by sport, date or venue.

NBCOlympics.com TV Schedule

2002 Winter Olympics Weather Support
Headed to the Games? Check out these forecasts.

NBC Olympics.com
The host network covering the G ames. Schedule, listings and explanations of sports, etc.

2002 Winter Olympic Games Coverage

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Note: The 2002 Winter Olympics are over, but this site will remain live for archival purposes.

Washington Post.com World News Search
Enter country name in a database for news and Web links.

ESPN Olympic Sports

CNNSI Olympics
In-depth coverage and Web-exclusive content. Includes a great guide to Salt Lake City, quizzes, team/country scouting reports, photo galleries and diaries of several athletes.

NBC Olympics.com
The host network covering the Games. Schedule, listings and explanations of sports, etc.

Olympics Schedule
Search by sport, date or venue.

NBCOlympics.com TV Schedule

MSNBC Olympic Sports

USA Today Olympics Page

FOX Sports World
Links to several international sports news sections.

The Sporting News: Olympics Page
Schedules, headlines and history of the Games.

CBS Sportsline: Olympics Page
Headlines and event coverage.

LA Times Olympics Page
Nobody does it better when it comes to Olympics coverage. And it's treating coverage as though it's the host city.

Washington Post Olympics Page
A great archive of stories from the wires and by Post writers.

Salt Lake City Tribune
Coverage from the host city.

Denver Post Olympics Page

Rocky Mountain News

Colorado Springs Post-Gazette
The U.S. Olympic Training Center is based out of Colorado Springs.

Portland Oregonian
Several U.S. skiers are based out of Oregon, so you'll get great coverage.

SFGate Olympics Coverage
Full coverage of the Games.

Yahoo! Sports Olympics Page

SportsServer: Olympics Page
Archive of headlines organized by date.

CBC Olympics Site
CBC is the official broadcaster for Canada and is the host broadcaster for Olympic curling.

BBC Olympics Site
British coverage of the Games.

1st Headlines: Olympic Sports

SirLinksaLot: Olympic Headlines
A nice mixture of wire feeds on Olympic news.

Sports Illustrated Special Report: Greed, Corruption Caught up With the IOC
The great 1999 story by E.M. Swift and Lester Munson on the bribery scandal in Salt Lake City. It includes a chronology from 1998-99 detailing what happened.

KSL Newsradio Salt Lake: 2002 Olympic News

The Road to Salt Lake: Olympic Headlines
Wire stories, torch run, video and more from Salt Lake NBC affiliate.

International Olympic Committee
The IOC's official site.

U.S. Olympic Committee

Salt Lake 2002
The official site of the 2002 Winter Games. Includes spectator info., shopping guide, Games programs, sports, schedules and more.

USOC Press Box: Media Guides, Contacts, Records
KEY SITE: A listing of hundreds of helpful links for coverage of the 2002 Games. Rosters by state, press contacts, etc.

USOC: Winter Olympic Records

All-Time Winter Olympic Medal Standings
Lists by country.

Sports Pointers: Olympic Links
Dozens of helpful history and event links.

OJR: Frustration -- A New Demonstration Sport
News analysis piece: The Mountain time zone can't hide the fact that events are going on that would attract viewers. And the technology is there to make it happen. But those of us who can't be there in person won't see it.

OJR: The Promise of Olympics Past
News analysis: Online coverage of Olympics varies in quality and depth.

International Government Sites

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PAC-Info Europe
Public records databases for many European countries.

UK Public Records Office

Mako.org.au
Listing almost 500 Australian convicted sex offenders.

International Government Database
Call up information by country.

International Trademark Assn.

Special Report: Terrorist Attacks

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THOMAS Federal Legislation on the Terrorist Attacks
A list of all legislation related to the New York and Washington attacks.

White House: Freedom Timeline
It's a kids' site, but it has useful stories spanning 1777 to 1948. Good for fact-checking U.S. history.

Congressional Quarterly: Terrorist Attack Resources
This site offers "a variety of CQ Press sources relevant to the issues. Sources include encyclopedia articles, such as Jihad and Theocracy; three issues of The CQ Researcher, Combating Terrorism, Islamic Fundamentalism and Middle East Conflict; and more."

Spina Bifada

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Recreational Access

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Journalism Sites

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National Center on Disability and Journalism
An independent journalism organization, its mission is "to educate journalists and educators about disability reporting issues in order to produce more accurate, fair and diverse news reporting." Lists programs, links, mailing lists, etc.

NotDeadYet.org
This site covers to one of the most widely covered disability topics in the media -- assisted suicide and euthanasia. Ten other national disability groups support Not Dead Yet, including ADAPT and the NCD.

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