For the best selection of websites for the 2016 Olympic Games check below.
Rio 2016 Olympics
This is the official website of the Rio 2016 Olympics where you can find news, photos, venue information, results, information about Rio de Janeiro, plus facts and figures of how sustainability is supporting the Games.
Olympic.org – Official website of the Olympic movement
The official site of the Olympic movement offers a searchable database that allows you to find information on past games, medalled athletes, participating countries, and sports involved from the 1896 games to present day.
Facebook New Zealand Olympics team
Follow the official Facebook page of the New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games team to learn about our own New Zealand athletes.
Rio 2016 Paralympics
This is the official website of the Rio 2016 Paralympics which takes place from 7 September to 18 September.
Paralympics New Zealand
This website provides stories, photographs, and profiles of our New Zealand Paralympians heading to Rio in 2016. You could follow the Paralympics New Zealand Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest news.
Te Ara – Olympic and Commonwealth games
Te Ara provides information, images, sound recordings, and videos to help students learn about New Zealand’s long history of participation at Olympic and Commonwealth Games.
New Zealand History Online – The Olympics
New Zealand History Online offers a multi-media exhibition about our nation’s involvement with the Olympics that includes stories, images, videos, and sound recordings.
Ten intriguing facts about the Olympics
For lovers of general knowledge, this short YouTube clip shares ten interesting facts about the Olympics.
Olympics 30 Great Olympic stories
The Olympics 30 website shares stories from past and future Olympian heroes. This website has compiled Olympic specific lists that include top 30 inspirational stories, top 30 runners, and top 30 gold potentials.