2010 Winter- All the news about the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver BC

 
 

 
 

  • Spirit of 2010 NEWS
  • Opportunity knocks for disabled athletes at Kamloops Games

    Opportunity knocks for disabled athletes at Kamloops Games
    KAMLOOPS ? The Kamloops Legacy Performance Games will include disability sports, thanks to provincial government funding.
  • Community sport programs receive government funding boost

    Community sport programs receive government funding boost
    VICTORIA ? Twenty-one B.C. communities will benefit from government grants geared to the development of local sport programs, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Bill Bennett announced today.
  • Government provides $1 million for literacy outreach

    Government provides $1 million for literacy outreach
    VANCOUVER ? The B.C. government is providing Decoda Literacy Solutions with a $1 million grant to support the organization?s literacy outreach programs in communities throughout British Columbia.
  • Government announces new sport funding for northern B.C.

    Government announces new sport funding for northern B.C.
    PRINCE GEORGE ? In the midst of a Prince George community celebration marking two years until the 2015 Canada Winter Games, Prince George-Valemount MLA Shirley Bond and Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Pat Bell announced a $390,000 Northern Sport Strategy.
  • B.C. MLAs count down to 2015 Canada Winter Games

    B.C. MLAs count down to 2015 Canada Winter Games
    VICTORIA ? Wearing commemorative scarves bearing the insignia of the 2015 Canada Winter Games, British Columbia MLAs gathered on the steps of the Parliament Buildings in Victoria to mark the two-year point until the Games open in Prince George.
 
 
  • Babcock's coaching reputation enhanced by win in Vancouver

    Babcock's coaching reputation enhanced by win in Vancouver
    Mike Babcock's enduring memory as a Canadian coach is a convincing blowout over a powerful and traditional foe that effectively has tilted the scales of international hockey. "In Vancouver 2010, when we played the Russians in the cross-over and one of us was going home empty-handed," the Leafs bench boss recalled in London Monday as part of the city's record-setting Hockey Canada Foundation gala fundraiser at the London Convention Centre.
  • Saanich players make cut with Island field hockey team

    Saanich players make cut with Island field hockey team
    The Vancouver Island field lacrosse team, destined to represent the Island at the 2018 B.C. Summer Games, has been chosen, with three of the players - Josh Verhagen, Jace Francis and Sonny Miller - having a close connection to Saanich. "We have eight players who play for Victoria Youth Field Lacrosse Association , three who play for Pacific Rim Youth Field Lacrosse Association, two who play for mid-island Youth Field Lacrosse Association, one who plays for Oceanside Youth Field Lacrosse Association and five who play for Nanaimo," said Sean Walmsley, the coach of the Vancouver Island Team.
  • Canada vs. China: Can precise passing conquer raw speed?

    Canada vs. China: Can precise passing conquer raw speed?
    The men's 4x100 will be one of the highlighted events when Canada and China do battle in the Sprint Challenge at the Harry Jerome Classic June 26-27 at Swangard Stadium. Can the efficient execution of a quartet in smooth relay baton sync overcome a foursome with a decided edge in individual brilliance but less practice time and confidence in the crucial exchange? It is one of the key questions to be answered during the China-Canada Sprint Challenge portion of the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic June 26-27 at Swangard Stadium.
  • City hands out arts and culture awards

    City hands out arts and culture awards
    ... Children's Festival, and "Abegweit: Soul of the Island" at the Confederation Centre of the Arts and the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. She is currently reprising the role of Philippa Gordon in this year's production of "Anne & Gilbert: The Musical" at The ...
  • Calgary 2026 leadership in the hands of entrepreneur, skier Scott Hutcheson

    Calgary 2026 leadership in the hands of entrepreneur, skier Scott Hutcheson
    Bidco chair Scott Hutcheson, a commercial real estate mogul and former national-team skier, is interviewed about Calgary's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Riding around in the back of the Canadian men's ski team van and reading The Economist directed the course of Scott Hutcheson's life.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh CALGARY - Riding around in the back of the Canadian men's ski team van and reading The Economist directed the course of Scott Hutcheson's life.