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American athletes compete regularly in both national and
international sports events.

· America's Olympic Summer: Reflecting US Values CD
· A History of the Pan American Games
· Interesting Olympic Facts
· The Official Website of the Olympic Movement

· The Olympic Experience CD
· Olympic Facts and Figures
· Olympic Games
· Olympic Information Center
· The Olympic Museum
· Olympic Symbols
· Olympics Through Time
· Sports United
· United States Anti-Doping Agency
· United States Olympic Team. Official Site
· U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Original Documents
· The Olympic Oath

· Team USA: Video

Exhibits - Digital Images
· Art and Sport. Images to Herald the Olympic Games
· Journal E. Olympic History
· Journal E. The Athlete
· The Spirit of Friendship Through Sports. Poster Images from the Pan-American Games, 1951-1999

For High School Students
· Fact Monster: Olympics
· Go for the Gold
· How Stuff Works > Olympics library
· Reach for the Rings: Olympic Education; Focus on Respect (Student Supplement)
· Team USA: Youth Homepage
· The World Almanac for Kids > Sports > Olympic Games

Teachers Resources
Gateway to the Summer Games
· Go for the Gold. Online. Teacher's Guide
· Olympic Curriculum Guide
· Reach for the Rings: Olympic Education; Stories on Past and Present Olympians; Focus on Respect; Teacher's Guide
· U. S. Olympic Education
· Winter Olympics

Link Lists
Google Web Directory: Sports > Events > Olympics
· The Olympic Games. Featured Collection
· Open Directory: Sports > Events
Open Directory: Sports > Events > Olympics
· Yahoo! Recreation > Sports > Events > International Games
· Yahoo! Recreation > Sports > Events > International Games - Olympic Games


June '09

June 4, 2009
start of NBA Finals

June 6, 2009
National Trails Day, sponsored by American Hiking Society

June 12, 2009
Stanley Cup finals (ice hockey)

June 14-28, 2009
2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa

June 15-21, 2008
U.S. Open Golf Championship, Bethpage State Park, Black Course in Farmingdale, NY

June 23, 2009
Olympic Day 2009

June 25, 2008
NBA draft

June 26 - July 7, 2009
World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany

July '09

July 1 to July 12, 2009
XXV Summer Universiade in Belgrade, Serbia

July 4-26, 2009
Tour de France (cycling)

July 14, 2009
MBA All-star Game (baseball), Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

July 16-26, 2009
World Games in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

July 17-26, 2009
Cheyenne Frontier Days (rodeo)

July 18-26, 2009
Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, CA

July 19 - August 2, 2009
Swimming World Championships in Rome, Italy

July 27 - August 8, 2009
AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa

July 29, 2009
Major League Soccer All-Star Game vs. FC Everton in Sandy, Utah

July 30 - August 2, 2009
2009 State Games of America, in Colorado Springs, CO

August '09

August 1-15, 2009
2009 Summer National Senior Games, San Francisco Bay area

August 9, 2009
Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, Faxcett Stadium, close to Canton, Ohio

August 15-23, 2009
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany

August 23-30, 2009
2009 World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland

August 31 - September 13, 2009
U.S. Open in Flushing Meadow, NY (tennis)

September '09

September 8-13, 2009
XXIX World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Mie, Japan

September 9-27, 2009
Baseball World Cup, hosted in 8 differnet European countries

September 10, 2009
NFL season kickoff - 50th anniversay season

October '09

United Football League Premiere season begins

October 3-11, 2008
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

October 10, 2009
Ford Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii

October 12-18, 2009
41st World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in London

October 28, 2009
World Series begins (football)

November '09

November 1, 2009
New York City Marathon

November 22, 2009
MLS Cup 2009 (soccer), Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington

December '09

December 3-12, 2009
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

February '10

February 6, 2010
Start of Yukon quest in Fairbanks, Alaska (sled dog race)

February 7, 2010
Superbowl XLIV, Miami Gardens, Florida (football)

February 12-28, 2010
XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and Whistler, Canada

February 14, 2010
59th NBA All-Star Game in Dallas, Texas (basketball)

March '10

March is National Athletic Training Month, sponsored by the National Athletic Trainers' Association

National Sportsmanship Day

March 6, 2009
Start of Iditarod Race in Anchorage, Alaska (sled dog race)

March 12-21, 2010
X Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver and Whistler, Canada

March 22-28, 2010
World Figure Skating Championships in Turin, Italy

April '10

April 8-11, 2010
Master's Tournament (golf), Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA

May '10

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, sponsored by the
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists

May 7-23, 2010
74th IIHF World Championship, Mannheim and Cologne, Germany (ice hockey)

May 30, 2010
Indianapolis 500 (car racing)

June '10

June 23, 2010
Olympic Day 2010

August '10

August 14-26, 2010
1st Summer Youth Olympic Games, Singapore

August 28 - September 12, 2010
FIBA World Championship in Turkey (Basketball)

October '10

October 1-3, 2010
37th Ryder Cup, the Celtic Manor Resort, City of Newport, Wales (golf)

February '11

February 22 - March 6, 2011
FIS Nordic World Ski Champiopnships, Oslo, Norway

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