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.
 
 
  • Massive music, food, art festival planned for Stanley Park

    Massive music, food, art festival planned for Stanley Park
    ... is the result of a conversation that began five years ago to create a more accessible and inclusive festival for Vancouver and British Columbia," festival director Paul Runnals said in a news release. "We want to evolve the festival experience and ...
  • Boston is primed for Amazon

    Boston is primed for Amazon
    ... de-annex 345 acres and name the new burg "Amazon." Tucson, Ariz., sent the online retailer a 21-foot tall cactus. Vancouver is touting Canada's liberal visa policy in its pitch to win the sweepstakes. But the Commonwealth doesn't need gimmicks. Nor ...
  • Five reasons to be pumped for the ski season

    Five reasons to be pumped for the ski season
    ... her fair share of injuries and was forced to sit out the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. One of the big stars of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, where she won the downhill, the 32-year-old has said the 2018 Olympic course suits her aggressive skiing style. ...
  • Gold-medal Olympic men's hockey team named CP Team of the Year

    Gold-medal Olympic men's hockey team named CP Team of the Year
    The men's Olympic hockey team is the Canadian Press team of the year. The squad that steamrolled through the Sochi Olympics on the way to a gold medal is the overwhelming choice by editors and broadcasters across the country.
  • Champion athlete Les McDonald brought triathlon to the Olympics

    Champion athlete Les McDonald brought triathlon to the Olympics
    Les McDonald, an amateur athlete in several sports, was the champion of his age group in the grueling Ironman Hawaii triathlon for five straight years, from 1983 onward. For triathlon champion Les McDonald, who lobbied intensely for more than a decade to get the sport into the Olympics, Labour Day weekend had a special significance.