The journey of Olympics through the centuries has seen the use of various modes of communication.
Here is a snap shot of those. The first Olympics between 700 BC and 300 AD used pigeons as official messengers. Invention of telegraph made it the modern Olympics messenger in the 1896 Olympics.
1924 saw the first radio broadcast of the Olympics. In 1936 for the first time a live telecast of the games was made. In 1960 the worldwide broadcast of the Olympics events happened for the first time .
1996 was the first internet Olympics. 2008 Olympics in Beijing enabled people to view Olympics on their mobile phones. 2012 London Olympics is seeing the use of VOIP to conduct interviews and share information.