Archive of posts tagged "vancouver2010"

Street Hockey on Granville for the Olympic Anniversary

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 — 10:00am PDT
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There will be street hockey on Granville this month as the road is closed to traffic and thousands celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. Street hockey games popped up on Smithe, Howe, Granville, in Yaletown and across the region as so many participated in cheering on our Canadian athletes by […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Anniversary Events

Thursday, January 13th, 2011 — 4:12pm PDT
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Yesterday CTV was looking for news and events surrounding any kind of Vancouver 2010 anniversary events. Turns out, there’s plenty going on around town and so far 10,000 people have signed up on Facebook for a simple gathering on Granville — anywhere on Granville between Drake and Georgia.  Photo credit: Mananetwork on Flickr Cauldron The […]

Bucky Gunts Wins Emmy for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremony

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 — 7:04pm PDT
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Bucky Gunts collected an Emmy Award this evening for his direction of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games for NBC. The biggest event this town’s ever seen took place just six month ago and for many it’s a very fond memory that will live with them forever. To celebrate, you can […]

Olympic Banners on Sale Now

Friday, August 27th, 2010 — 10:39am PDT
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The banners that lined the streets and bridges of Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now up for sale. Photo credit: Michael Francis McCarthy A few months ago there was an application process for local non-profits to register so that they could benefit from the sale of these items. You can now […]

Olympic Cauldron Re-Lit for Canada Day

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 — 2:17pm PDT
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The Vancouver 2010 Olympic cauldron will be re-lit for Canada Day 2010 once a few renovations are complete. The site is surrounded by a fence and the distinctive 2010 blue-and-green hoarding that once surrounded all Olympic venues. The redesign will include a reflecting pool with a map of Canada showing the torch relay route under […]

2010 Winter Games Commemorative Book

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 — 10:19am PDT
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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 […]