Archive for the category "olympics"

Go World: Team VISA’s Emilie Heymans

Comments 154 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Visa is currently sponsoring a handful of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls (and some who have become champions already) as they have done for the last 26 years. They have partnered with me to showcase members of their team like Brent Hayden of Mission and to do a giveaway this week. The next Team VISA […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Brent Hayden

Comments 229 by Rebecca Bollwitt

London has done quite an admirable job with the Summer Olympics so far and it’s been heartwarming to hear all the cheers for Canada echoing from the venues. Back at home, friends, family, and spectators are gathering at homes, pubs, and restaurants to support Team Canada from afar. There’s just one week left at the […]

On the Ground at the London 2012 Olympics

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We’re fortunate to have extensive coverage of the London 2012 Olympics here in Canada as the official media partners feed our insatiable appetite for athletic news and highlights. According to a Bell Media release issued this morning, the Olympic audience here has grown 74% over Beijing and the CTV websites (English and French) and apps […]

BC Athletes Going to London 2012 Olympics

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics is tomorrow as the Games of the 30th Olympiad get underway. With Canada’s fantastic showing at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, including our first gold medal on home soil, hopes are high for the summer crowd. If you would like to cheer with hometown pride, the following […]

CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifiers

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The 2012 CONCACAF (“Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football”) Olympic women’s qualifying tournament gets underway at BC Place tomorrow and will run until January 29, 2012. Photo credit: Canada Soccer on Flickr All eight CONCACAF teams will be vying for one of two spots available at the London 2012 Olympics. Group A […]

With Glowing Hearts Screening

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Andrew Lavigne followed a group of various social media users around the city to see how the digital world impacted the Games and their daily lives. The result is With Glowing Hearts. A unique documentary that, being funded by grassroots campaigns and screenings by donation, is finally ready for […]