Archive of posts tagged "olympics"

2010 Winter Games Commemorative Book


Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 — 10:19am PST
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Yesterday I received a copy of the official 2010 Winter Games commemorative book, which probably has one of the longest titles I’ve seen: With Glowing Hearts: The Official Commemorative Book of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games/Des plus brillants exploits: Le livre commémoratif officiel des XXIes Jeux olympiques d hiver […]

London 2012 Olympic Mascots


Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 — 1:00pm PST
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The mascots for the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games have been revealed and coming fresh off a Quatchi-high in Vancouver, I can’t help but compare. © Locog – posted by Mandeville The Vancouver 2010 mascots were revealed in 2007 as Sumi, Quatchi, Miga and their unofficial sidekick Mukmuk appeared in a West coast inspired cartoon […]

Olympic Village Public Open House


Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 — 9:00am PST
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The Olympic and Paralympic Village in Vancouver will open to the public for a community showcase Saturday, May 15th. Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr The real estate development known as Millennium Water is hosting the Grand Opening celebration. They’ll have live music, activities, snacks, and more. The Olympic and Paralympics medals will also be on […]

2010 Winter Games Street Banners for Fundraising


Thursday, May 6th, 2010 — 10:45am PST
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The City of Vancouver is releasing several of its 2010 Olympic and Paralympic street banners to local non-profits who wish to use them for fundraising. Photo credit: rwill on Flickr Non-profit organizations are encouraged to fill out applications for use of the banners to propose how they would use them for fundraising. The city is […]

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards


Monday, March 29th, 2010 — 10:16am PST
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The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]

Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Video


Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 — 5:48pm PST
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Just when I thought I had wrapped up my Vancouver 2010 coverage, I discover an amazing video on YouTube by director Trevor Meier, featuring the Olympic Torch Relay. Comissioned by VANOC, they have an entire series of videos from the relay, the following is from Days 64 – 70. The Torch Relay was one of […]

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