olympics

Thirteen athletes are coming home to British Columbia with medals from the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games. “Congratulations to all the athletes, and especially our B.C. members of Team Canada,” said Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Lisa Beare. “Like British Columbians all over the province, I've been excited to watch our athletes give their all to achieve Olympic dreams. I'm thrilled to see how well Team Canada has done!” These medals are part of Team Canada's overall success at the Games. Canada earned its best-ever Olympic medal count with 29 medals...
The organizers of the 2010 Winter Olympics no longer expect to leave a financial surplus for future sport development. It seems that the same worldwide economic downturn that has bankrupted companies and left tens of thousands of people without jobs has also eaten up — for now — any potential Olympic profit, John Furlong, the head of the Vancouver Organizing Committee, said Wednesday, stating “Vanoc is struggling just to make sure it breaks even when the Games end next year”. “It is not business as usual. It is not like it was. We will be very happy to get to break even, and if we get beyond...