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CyberTorch: Global SchoolNet Foundation Programs & Partners

The Global SchoolNet Foundation initiated the CyberTorch project to help classrooms across the country track the (Olympic) torch during its trek, and record the stories of the heroes who are carrying it. Students in the communities the torch passes through are encouraged to interview local torch bearers, who are often chosen because of previous heroic activities, and share those interviews with...
Salt Lake 2002: Official Site of the 2002 Olympic Games.

The 2002 Winter Olympic Games are over, but this site still lets viewers remember it. Viewers can learn all about the sports, schedules, and athletes at this attractive and informative Web site, sponsored by MSNBC and MSN. Extensive information on the Olympic world is merely a click away.
Athens 2004 Olympic Games

The 2004 Olympic Summer Games may be several months away, but preparations have been going on for many months, and the city of Athens is looking forward to hosting its first official Olympic Games competition since 1896. As one might expect, the site's main page offers a veritable cornucopia of information on visiting Athens, accommodations, ticket information, and a special area designed for...
Cities compete to host 2012 Olympics

Since the era of the modern Olympic Games began in 1896, many cities have sought to host this prestigious set of athletic events that test the physical and mental abilities of those competing in individual and team competition. While the next few sites have already been selected (Torino in 2006, Beijing in 2008, and Vancouver in 2010), there has been great speculation as of late regarding which...
London to host Olympics for the first time since 1948

This Wednesday, the city of London received the news from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that it had made a successful bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games. Given that these events are viewed by billions of people around the world, the Games are often seen as a way to draw investment into their host cities and as a way to showcase the accomplishments of their host nation. In the decisive...
Despite criticism from some quarters, anticipation and excitement about upcoming Olympic Games continues unabated

UNEP Reaffirms support to “Green” Olympics in Beijing British Olympic official warns of Chinese "superstate" ahead of Beijing Games Olympics Threaten City Projects...