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POL SCI 198: Politics in Sports

Katia Levintova

Welcome

This guide will help you locate information for your Olympics project. Use the tabs above to navigate to the different types of information.

If you need additional help, email us at refdesk@uwgb.edu, call us at 920.465.2303, visit us in person at the Cofrin Library 3rd floor Research Desk, or chat with us online.


Olympics in the News

News headlines about the Olympics, compiled by Google News:

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Olympic Host Countries

A list of Olympic cities/countries since the 1970s, plus future games.

For the complete list, go to: Olympic.org

1972 Winter
Sapporo, JAPAN
1972 Summer
Munich, WEST GERMANY
1976 Winter
Innsbruck, AUSTRIA
1976 Summer
Montreal, CANADA
1980 Winter
Lake Placid, UNITED STATES
1980 Summer
Moscow, SOVIET UNION
1984 Winter
Sarajevo, YUGOSLAVIA
1984 Summer
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
1988 Winter
Calgary, CANADA
1988 Summer
Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
1992 Winter
Albertville, FRANCE
1992 Summer
Barcelona, SPAIN
1994 Winter
Lillehammer, NORWAY
1996 Summer
Atlanta, UNITED STATES
1998 Winter
Nagano, JAPAN
2000 Summer
Sydney, AUSTRALIA
2002 Winter
Salt Lake City, UNITED STATES
2004 Summer
Athens, GREECE
2006 Winter
Turin, ITALY
2008 Summer
Beijing, CHINA
2010 Winter
Vancouver, CANADA
2012 Summer
London, UNITED KINGDOM
2014 Winter
Sochi, RUSSIA
2016 Summer
Rio de Janiero, BRAZIL
2018 Winter
Pyeongchang, SOUTH KOREA
2020 Summer
Tokyo, JAPAN
2022 Winter
Beijing, CHINA
2024 Summer
Paris, FRANCE

2026 Winter
Milan & Cortina d'Ampezzo, ITALY

2028 Summer
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
   

 

Video: History of the Olympics

Documentary: The Real Olympics: A History of the Ancient and Modern Olympics Games available from the library's Films on Demand database.

Click on Play to view. Only accessible to UWGB affiliated users.

Getting Started

CQ Researcher provides a thorough analysis (2012) on Hosting the Olympics. It covers the economic, social, and political issues that surround hosting the games.

Country Profiles

Background information for your assigned countries, compiled by the CIA World Factbook: