IOC’s Olympic Studies Centre is finishing the process of digitising all the publications of the Organising Committees (OCOGs) of past Olympic Games hosted in France. Recently added are documents from Paris 1900 and 1924, Chamonix 1924, Grenoble 1968 and Albertville 1992. They include programmes, rules and regulations.
Free access via the Archive-It service to material collected by the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) There are over 4,000 materials from a range of different countries covering the events in Rio. The web archive has snapshots of sites taken at stages before and during the games. There is also a search feature. There are sections […]
A great example of the use of Instagram to highlight street art in Rio. See the English explanation from the Rio Times or try the Portuguese Instawalk rio See the most talked about things with data from the Facebook and Instagram blog. Twitter data has lots of interesting infographics with initial data on talked about […]
Get some facts and figures. Which country has won the most medals per capita since 1908? (Guardian datablog) Olympic Studies centre has some photos of amazing summer games mascots from 1972-2016. It also includes reference lists of publications relating to them! Take a virtual look inside the stadiums with Google Maps. Their blog also describes […]