During November’s trip to Switzerland our group stopped in at the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne. Perched at the top of a small grassy hill, the IOC looks out over Lake Geneva and the public park, Parc Bourget. The IOC is made up of a few buildings pasted together over the […]
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Ever since Quatchi, Miga, Sumi and Mukmuk made their way on the scene as mascots of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, they’ve really been making the rounds. The mascots make appearances at events, festivals, and I even spotted Quatchi in the West End hitching a ride in the back of a pickup truck last month. […]
Club Bud, the notorious Olympic party destination is coming to Vancouver for the 2010 Games, setting up shop for five crazy nights in February. Torino introduced the world to Club Bud in 2006 with a six-story pyramid-shaped nightclub. Club Bud kept the party going in Beijing with 360Â° video screens, an electrifying dance floor and […]
This morning the Sled Head campaign kicked off at the newly renovated London Drugs on Georgia & Granville. From @LondonDrugs on Twitter Red toques sporting the “I’m a Sled Head” logo will be sold in support of Canadaâ€™s Olympic & World Champion Bobsledder, Pierre Lueders. Having been to the birthplace of Bobsleigh this initiative is […]
Freestyle skier Jennifer Heil is a four-time World Champion, Gold Medal winner, and a representative of Canada at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. With more than 40 career World Cup medals under her belt she’s carrying the hopes of our nation with her down that moguls run this February. Jennifer Heil – Â© Olympic.ca Born […]
People will have a new way to get around during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics with the Olympic Line streetcar. This Bombardier Flexity light-rail electric streetcar (on loan from Brussels) will be in operation January 21st until March 21st, 2010. Running from just outside the Olympic Village Canada Line station (on the False Creek side of […]
Vancouver’s Cultural Olympiad has been taking place over the last two years, gearing up for the main event in February 2010, it features performances, art installations, concerts and more. From January 22nd until March 21st sub-festivals such as CODE and Juste pour rire, will make sure the Cultural Olympiad is jammed-packed with action. They have […]