The official Web site of the International
Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF), the world governing body for the sport
of athletics. Check here for news, records, results and other information
on world wide amateur sports and athletes.
The story of how women came to have
athletic programs supported and funded on an equal basis as men. Title
IX is a section of the 1972 Federal Education Amendments that requires
that "no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex... be subjected
to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal
From the Encyclopedia Britannica Online,
find out about sporting or athletic records, as well as information about
athletes of the Olympics, past and present. Search by event, atllete, country,
or browse by category.
Companion site for the PBS series of the same name, this is a walking,
fitness, travel, and active lifestyle site that offers information on how
to start a daily walking habit, personal health, food and water, gear,
how to make our communities more pedestrian-friendly, and the most walkable
cities in the United States. With links and other resources.
"Compare ancient and modern Olympic
sports, tour the site of Olympia as it looks today, learn about the context
of the Games and the Olympic spirit, or read about the Olympic athletes
who were famous in ancient times. "
Links to sports federations and other
information providers related to the Olympics. Many of the sports have
their own pages where you can find out about them and their events. (e.g.,
baseball. basketball, skating, badminton, etc.)