A place to discuss all aspects of the coming Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Feb 29th, 2008
team canada hockey collectables
has anybody bought any team Canada hockey collectibles? I was shocked at the prices.8O Celebrate the mens Team Canada hockey victory with this collectors pin set. This pin set contains all of...
Mar 5th, 2010 by Risus
Olympic Opening Ceremonies, a lie...
The dog and pony show... Here in Canada, our knowledge on our own history is dismal, and given the dog and pony show we saw in the opening of the Vancouver Olympics, it seems that is further compounded by a lack of knowledge on contemporary...
A History of the Winter Olympics 1924 - 2010
The First Winter Olympics : Chamonix 1924 The idea of holding ice based sports at the Olympics wasn't quite the innovation people think it is. There was a figure skating medal awarded in London 1908 and Antwerp 1920, and so the idea of a Winter...
(by Harry Hayfield)
Mar 3rd, 2010 by Risus
USA vs Canada Medal Game
These games have a tendency to be unpredictable. All that firepower out there and it could just as easily end up a tight 2-1 defensive struggle. Those who end up heroes are often least expected. Some say tickets are going for as high as $5K. It will be...
Mar 2nd, 2010 by Risus
Russian Olympic hockey cowards
Read some of the nonsense coming out of Russia; a country that put a team of scared cowards on the ice. T Russia whines about 'cowardly' Canada - Vancouver 2010 Olympics - thestar.com
Mar 1st, 2010 by Risus
Women's Hockey Team Booz-Up
I am so proud of the Women's Hockey team's achievement however their post-game booz-up on the ice has left a very dark mark on an otherwise flawless performance. There is no disputing that they earned the gold. I am just so dishearted about how they...
Feb 27th, 2010 by Johnnny
Full credit to the Slovaks
They played a helluva game. It was good for canada to be tested with good team effort from their opponent. Can't wait for the gold game.
Vancouver: 2010 Olympics........
It seems to me that Vancouver and its province made a great effort to secure the winter games. But now after attaining the games, prices for everything are on the rise. Will this strain attendance? scratch
Do You Think Canada Chokes Alot
I'll start by saying that I haven't been watching Olympics long, only about 3 or 4 olympics I've watched, but over time I have noticed the trend has got worse. Other countries, lets take the USA for instance, win more often than not when their athletes...
Feb 21st, 2010 by JLM
To legally use illegal medicinies...
Marit Bjoergen's astma medicine, she started to use this year, is officially forbidden steroid on WADA list which increase lung efficiency.I have watched Bjoergen since 2003 (World Championship, Val di Fiemme) and I've been impressed by her performances,...
Feb 18th, 2010 by Johnnny
Our Lady's Hockey Team
Here is the roster of our Women's (Lady's)hockey team These are great young ladies. Ice Hockey News - 2010 Winter Olympics - CTV Olympics
history of the olympics the VIDEO!
Ever wanted to see all the major winter Olympic moments together in one place? Two actors took on the challenge to tell it all in 3 minutes!... 2010 in Vancouver from SmithandMartinCo - Video
Luge cornering technique advice
To any young Luge riders out there who have been inspired by the sportsmanship and athleticism shown at previous Winter sports events, I'd like to do you the favour of showing you a particular habit some have which could potentially increase your lap...
Feb 9th, 2010 by AnnaG
Living in Olympic host city
Yes, this is a cycling oriented website by cyclists who live in Vancouver. Spring-like right now here. www.thirdwavecyclingblog.wordpress.com There is an article in late Jan. 2010, that Vancouver maybe the first host Winter Olympics with ...the most...
Winter Olympics Fun Facts
A lot of very interesting facts about the Winter Olympics and Vancouver 2010. Winter Olympics Fun Facts Winter Olympics Fun Facts | Superlatifs
Check Out The Competition From Team Great Britain
Want to find out what the Brits are up to and how they are preparing for 2010? Check out the competition you will have to face: go to More than the games | Sports news and blogs from the UK press. Daily updates on the current team as well as the up and...
Nov 3rd, 2009 by Kreskin
Olympic Torch Relay
I attended the event last night in Campbell River. It was amazing. If you get a chance to attend one I highly recommend it. My hat is off to the sponsors, Coca Cola and RBC. They sure can put on a show.
Oct 25th, 2009 by AnnaG
Winter Olympics Medals
The 2010 Winter Olympics medals were unveiled a little while ago. If you haven't read about them yet, the Vancouver Sun covered it: A search...
Olympic Village = Vancouver Taxpayer Gold
I see the Vancouver taxpayer very well may be on the hook for $875 million for the Olympic Village! According to the CBC: "Vancouver taxpayers could be on the hook for as much as $875 million to complete the Olympic Athletes Village unless city...
Druggie Conspiracy Theory
You could watch the video link above, with a meth head climbing out of his(?) own skin, high on drugs, but, I will summarize the complaint, the conspiracy theory, he(?) voiced. As the Olympics...
Nov 18th, 2008 by scratch
Johnson & Johnson out of 2010
A major Olympic Sponsor has pulled out. The way the economy is headed , will Vancouver be a financial bust in 2010? Ouch: Johnson & Johnson out as Olympic sponsor - International Herald Tribune
Aug 26th, 2008 by karrie
Afghan veterans in torch relay?
Ottawa wants Vancouver organizers to include Afghan veterans in torch relay Ottawa is urging the Vancouver Winter Olympics organizing committee to put the Afghanistan war at the heart of the symbolically laden torch relay, saying that the first torch...