About this Collection
The 2002 Winter Olympics were held in Salt Lake City, Utah from February 8 through February 24, 2002. The Olympics are one of the most popular events on television worldwide. In addition to the hundreds of hours of broadcasts of sporting events and ceremonies, the Olympics generate extensive press coverage, particularly in countries that send athletic delegations to compete. This collection contains archived websites from media covering the events. Due to the international interest in the Games, media outlets from foreign countries were included as well as U.S. newspapers, journals, and broadcast websites.
Collection Period: February 8, 2002 to February 27, 2002.
Frequency of Collection: Sites in the collection were targeted for capture daily during the Olympic Games February 8, 2002 to February 24, 2002. Some sites were also captured in the dates immediately leading up to or immediately following the event.
Languages: Collection material in English, with Spanish, Swedish, French, Finnish, Norwegian, Italian, Danish, Hungarian, Portuguese, German, Romanian/Moldavian/Moldovan, Japanese, Ukrainian, and Russian.