Olympics

Furlong, Olympics, court case, Laura Robinson

Journalist knew of Furlong accuser's conflicting abuse compensation claim

Furlong's lawyer John Hunter accuses Robinson in cross-examination of being eager to see the allegations published.
John Furlong attends court in March. Canadian Press file photo

Freelance writer's lawsuit against former Olympics CEO underway

Laura Robinson accuses Furlong of defaming her in public comments after she published a 2012 article that included allegations that he physically abused students some 40 years ago.
FIFA, fan zone, World Cup, Women's soccer

Downtown Vancouver residents brace for FIFA fan zone

Construction was fast and furious this week at Cambie and Georgia, as Larwill Park transforms into the FIFA Fan Zone.

A red, white and gold February in Vancouver

Vancouver photographers capture February's most memorable moments celebrated around the city and country.

How much 2012 Olympic medalists earn for winning

Ever wondered how much Olympic athletes get paid for winning medals? The numbers may surprise you.

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.”

The Dark Knight Rises and almost wows, Trishna fumbles a classic and Beasts of the Southern Wild may just be one

Christian Bale as The Dark Knight broods, sulks and finally swoops onto screens all over.

Stanley Cup Canucks win will be bigger than Olympic gold medal win, fans say

As Vancouver gears for Game 7 in the Stanley Cup playoffs, fans say a Canucks win at Rogers Arena tonight will  lead to celebrations larger than those of the 2010 Olympics. Victory feels so...

Young and old fans garbed in Canucks jerseys hit Vancouver street to watch game

VANCOUVER -- One of Vancouver's main streets is awash in Canuck blues and greens as an eclectic mix of fans gather to watch the team face off against the Boston Bruins in the first game of the...