Contact Information:

Mailing Address

International Centre For Olympic Studies
Rm. 317, Health Sciences Building
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario. Canada. N6A 5B9


Dr. Janice Forsyth
(519) 661-4113

Resource Centre

Room 317, Health Sciences Building
Open 11:00 - 4:00, M/W/F
For all enquiries, please contact the Director


The International Centre for Olympic Studies is located in the Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building on the campus of The University of Western Ontario.

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The Labatt Health Sciences Building is an 80,000 square foot facility with large (500 seat) and small classrooms, the Dean's Office for the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Bachelor of Health Sciences program, a 3D Virtual Reality Theatre, and a number of additional research and learning facilities.

The research assets in the International Centre for Olympic Studies include:

  • Video and audio recordings, slides, texts, journal and pamphlet publications, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, graphic art materials;
  • Olympic and Paralympic memorabilia;
  • A growing collection of primary source documents pertaining to various aspects of Olympic and Paralympic history, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, and sport management;
  • An expanding library of secondary source materials related to the Olympic and Paralymic Games. Search "ICOS at Western Libraries" for holdings.

Western provides the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities.