All about the Summer Olympics

The next Summer Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016



Sports of the Summer Olympics:
(NOTE: not all of these are events at every Olympics)

Archery

Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Boardsailing
Boxing
Rowing
Running events:Track & Field

Sailing
Shooting
Softball
Swimming

Canoeing and kayaking
Cycling
Table tennis
Taekwondo
Team Handball
Tennis
Diving
Equestrian

Throwing events: discus, javelin, shot put, hammer
Fencing
Football (Soccer)
Field Hockey

Trampoline
Triathlon, Heptathlon and Decathlon
Gymnastics

Judo
Jumping events:Track & Field

Volleyball and Beach Volleyball
Water Polo
Weightlifting
Wrestling
Modern Pentathlon
Paralympic Games

Some student activity pages to print out:

Webquest about Olympic Sports kidcyberQuest 1

Read kidcyber pages about the two day Decathlon here
Day1 Day2


Olympic Games: kidcyber weblinks

Official site of the IOC http://www.olympic.org/uk/index_uk.asp

Australian Olympic Committee website
http://www.olympics.com.au/

Official site of the International Paralympic Committee
http://www.paralympic.org/

List of the locations of all the modern Olympic Games, summer and winter
http://geography.about.com/od/countryinformation/a/olympiccities.htm


Thomas, Ron. & Sydenham, Shirley. All About the Summer Olympics [Online] www.kidcyber.com.au (2013)

Updated April 2013 © kidcyber