Entertain yourself on-line
August 17, 1996
Web posted at: 5:30 p.m. EDT
(CNN) -- No need to call the travel agent for some of this
summer's hottest events. Just go on-line.
Paralympics Games open in Atlanta
The 1996 Paralympics are under way in Atlanta, and the games' official site on the Web gives
you a close-up look at what the competition is all about.
There are descriptions of each of the 17 medal sports. And
since athletes compete according to degree of disability,
there are over 500 events to keep track of.
Results will be posted as competition is completed.
There's also a history of the Paralympics, which started in
Rome in 1960, and a profile of the Games mascot, Blaze.
If you're a flight fan, check out the World Aerobatic
Championship home page.
The 18th annual event gathers top stunt pilots from around
the world. Called the Olympics of the piloting art, the
two-week competition will be showcased on the Web, with
results and pilot profiles.
You can find photos and bios of the 24 international teams of
men and women. A history of the sport of aerobatics includes
detailed information on planes and competitions.
Music festivals at your fingertips
If it's music events you're searching for, Festival Finder is a
This comprehensive site has details on music from classical
at Tanglewood in Massachusetts to Grant's Bluegrass Festival
If it's happening in the United States or Canada, it's listed
here with details about performers, ticket information and
directions to the festival.
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