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International Olympic Committee

Since the birth of the modern Olympics in 1896, those with a passion for information about these contests have sought out materials on the Games via a multitude of sources. For those who are so inclined, this website is a uniformly excellent way to learn about the activities of the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Games. On their homepage, visitors can check out a complete list of all the Olympic medal winters since 1896, read up on all the Olympic records, and also download their latest podcasts and vodcasts. Moving on, the left-hand side of the homepage features six sections, including "Sports", "Athletes", "News", and "Olympic Museum". Visitors might want to start by clicking on "The Movement" area. Here they can learn about the role that the International Olympic Committee plays in bringing together partners and other agencies to disseminate the Olympic spirit around the globe. Also, visitors should not miss the "Olympic Personal Trainer" area of the site. Within this area, users can listen to Olympic athletes talk about their own training experiences, and even submit questions.
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Date Issued 2008
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Date of Scout Publication 2008-08-15
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/Reports/ScoutReport/2008/scout-080815#1

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