Archive of posts tagged "olympics"

Gold Medal Fun in Stanley Park


Thursday, November 19th, 2015 — 10:00am PDT
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There will be a Gold Medal Takeover of Stanley Park November 21st as the Richmond Olympic Experience partners with Canadian Olympic medallists for a fun family promotion.

Canada Wins Hockey Gold, Olympians Win Our Hearts


Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 — 6:30am PDT
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In Canada, little else can wake a nation from its cozy winter slumber — coast, to coast, to coast — like hockey. At 3:45am Pacific Time sleepy selfies were popping up online as young and old put on their toques, turned on the TV, and cheered for Canada. Social media connected us all and hockey […]

On the Ground at the London 2012 Olympics


Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 — 8:09am PDT
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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 […]

Vancouver History: Percy Williams


Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 — 11:17am PDT
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It has been 84 years since Percy Williams of East Vancouver won two gold medals in track and field at the Amsterdam Olympics — a feat that has never been repeated by a Canadian. 1928 – Archives item# CVA 99-3631 & CVA 99-3638. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. As part of the King Edward High School track […]

BC Athletes Going to London 2012 Olympics


Thursday, July 26th, 2012 — 11:09am PDT
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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 […]

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 […]