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The Olympics: Sports and Much More

Posted by Library Blog on 07/21/2016 at 08:54 AM

If you like to follow sports, the Olympics are a very exciting 16 day adventure. This year’s adventure starts on August 5th in Brazil.

Fifth Olympiad WinnersIf you do not like to follow sports, the Olympics still has something for you!

Perhaps you don’t like sports but do like cute animals?

This year the official Olympic mascot is Vinicius. Vinicius, a combination of several native Brazilian wildlife species, lives in a treehouse in the Tijuca Forest. Vinicius is named after Vinícius de Moraes, a Brazilian poet and lyricist. Want to compare Vinicius to other Olympic mascots? Check out this gallery of cute (and not-so-cute) creatures!

Perhaps you don’t like sports but love fashion?

The Olympics is a celebration of fashion! This year Australia has chosen a 1920s retro vibe while the United States continues to opt for a classic preppy look. For more fashion fun, check out this gallery of notable uniforms.

Perhaps you don’t like sports but like history! This Paste Magazine article about unusual Olympic events of yore can amuse anyone! Who doesn’t like to read about Olympic Solo Synchronized Swimming?