Thursday, December 3, 2009

INF 2196H Course - Sports Websites for Teens by Alison Schroeder

In INF 2196H - New Media and Information Practices of the Young, students put together annotated bibliographies of websites for particular audience (children, teens, parents, professions that work with young people). CYA is happy to present a space where these resources can be shared. Enjoy the first collection of websites by Allison Schroeder.
Please note the dates when these site have last been accessed. 

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 Annotated Website Bibliography for Teens – Sports Theme

by Alison Schroeder

If you are interested in watching and participating in sports, here is a list of websites that will help you learn more about all kinds of athletics. The first section has links to general information about sports and how to get involved with athletics. The second section has official websites of many professional and international sport associations and rules of play. If you have never played basketball, but really want to get involved, use this websites below to get started!

If there are sports that are not included, let us know and we can research them and add more great websites to the list!

General Sports Sites
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Last visited October 16, 2009
The Winter Olympics are coming to Vancouver! If you can’t be there in person, visit the official website of the 2010 Winter Games and Paralympic Games to keep up-to-date on the games.  Watch a video on the making of the medals or go to the Fun Zone to play games with the official mascots of the 2010 games! Starting on October 30, 2009, follow the Olympic torch as “12,000 torchbearers carry it on its 45,000 kilometer journey”. Click on a specific sport from the Athletes and Sports menu and learn about the terms, training requirements and hear the athletes talk about their sport! There is something on this website for everyone!

Canadian Olympic Committee 
Last visited October 16, 2009
Interested in all Olympic sports? Visit the official site of the Canadian Olympic Committee to find facts about all the summer and winter games from a Canadian point of view! Learn about Canadian Olympic athletes past and present and get a historical view of all the former games.