London 2012

Wrestler Carol Huynh brought home Olympic bronze. Was it good enough?

Four years ago in Beijing, BC native Carol Huynh catapulted to success when she made history with Canada's first gold medal in women's wrestling and the first Canadian gold of the games. During the...

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...

At London 2012 Olympics, BC boys make Canada proud

At the London 2012 Olympics, British Columbian athletes captured silver and bronze medals today, prompting provincial Sport Minister Ida Chong to comment that it was a "glorious day for Canadian...

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...

Canada's first-ever female Olympic boxer, Mary Spencer, at the punching bag:video

For the first time in history, women will be allowed to compete in Olympic boxing. With the games under way, Canada's Mary Spencer is “looking forward to fighting.”

Overdue IOC Olympics report highlights "Games-time" jobs and greenhouse gas emission increases

An overdue Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics IOC-commissioned report released by the University of British Columbia has revealed significant impacts to the province's economy and increases of greenhouse...