These Web sites are about the cities that are bidding to host the Olympics in 2012. Read about how a city is chosen to host the Olympics. Find out about London, New York, Madrid, Moscow, and Paris and the sports facilities they have available for the different competitions. Includes lesson plans that go along with the topic.
This website explains the progress of what all is being done to prepare the city of London to host the 2012 Olympic games. Includes an interactive map that shows all the sports facilities and which sports will be played there. NOTE: This site includes a feed with comments from Twitter.
This is the official website for the U.S. Olympic team. Read about how athletes are in training for the next Olympic games and view photos of athletes from different sports. Under the "Athlete Life" tab, watch videos about how athletes train to prepare for the Olympics. NOTE: There are links to various blogs written by Olympic athletes.
Learn about this convention center that will hold the wrestling, table tennis, weightlifting, and other competitions if the Olympics are held in New York. Click on "Javits Center Expansion" to learn about how the center could be expanded for the Olympics. Click on "Show Managers," then "Virtual Tour" to see a virtual tour of the center.