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Olympic Round Up


Canada's Olympic soccer bronze a triumph for BC

After a heartbreaking loss to the US, Canada's Olympic soccer team captures the bronze medal: it's a special triumph for Christine Sinclair from Burnaby, BC.

London Olympics 2012 photos: Canadian athletes shine at the Games

At the London 2012 Olympics, Canadian athletes --many of them from British Columbia -- continue to make Canada proud. Canada's Olympic women rowing team took silver today. Victoria native Malcolm...

Top 10 strangest Olympic mascots

Olympic mascots are meant to represent the cultural heritage of the host city. It's to embody the virtues of the games, and to characterize the event. They are the spokespeople of the world's largest...

Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates 100 days to London 2012 Olympics with Facebook contest

The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is launching a Facebook contest to take the "ultimate super fan" to the Olympic Games in London.

Views of Vancouver's 2010 Games

Were the Olympics worth it for Vancouver?  The morning-after effects of the 17-day events have funneled our city into a blend of anxiety about the legacy of Vancouver 2010, hope for a tourism...

The All Canadian Olympic Round Up

Canada adds two more medals to its count and find out what has been the hottest attraction at the games thus far.

TransLink Updates Commuters, Speculation Over the Final Torchbearer Continues and Many Olympians Face Setbacks Due to Injuries

Commuter update: SkyTrain expanded for Olympic rush, while Canada Line can't cope The Good News: Trains for both the Expo and Millennium Lines will run every minute and 50 seconds instead of every...

Vectorial Elevation Lights Up Vancouver Skies

Until I checked out the Vectorial Elevation website, I didn't realize that participation is a part of the art.

Canada's Pavillion Labeled as an Embarrassment, Lack of Snow on Cypress Becomes a Late-Night Punchline, and Olympic Skytrain Waits are Downgraded

Here's what making headlines: Canada's Olympic pavilion big tent called 'rinky dink' and 'embarrassing' Labeled as an "embarrassment" to the country and a "rinky-dink" effort by the 2010 host country...

Hospitals Prepared for Olympics, Hotel Georgia Not Ready for Games, Canadian Flagbearer

In Today's Roundup: 這是今天的冬奧新聞 VANOC confirms team effort paying off to ready Cypress Mountain for 2010 Olympic Winter Games: To account for snow melt and the warm weather VANOC and Cypress...
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