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The Globe & Mail recently had an interesting piece here on technological innovations sport science has employed to beat the challenging environmental co
Preparation and Practice is Key to Venue Safety There was some rain today, so the air was cooler and much easier to breath on my long run, which I managed to get in after my game coverage and anti-doping supervision.
Hello to all; I am Wilbour Kelsick a Doctor of Sports Chiropractic. This is my 5 th Olympic games and presently I am in Singapore helping to prepare the track and field team for Beijing 2008. It’s an honour to serve the Canadian team.
With the countdown to the Opening Ceremonies on, VANOC's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jack Taunton was kind enough to take a few minutes to pass along some of his initial thoughts on the challenges the athletes face and the outstanding medical and sport facilities in China to our Beijing Blog - his comments are compiled below: I am here in Beijing on official duty with IOC Medical Commission.
As Team Canada's 2008 contingent of 331 elite athletes descend on Beijing and prepare to compete at the highest levels in the Olympic Games they'll do so with the support of 19 of SportMedBC's Best People.

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As of March 11, 2022:

  • Masks are no longer required.
    • Individual businesses and event organizers can choose to continue requiring masks on their premises.
    • Reminder to the sport community to be respectful of people's differing comfort levels and that as we transition into this period, people may still choose to wear their mask.

As of April 8, 2022, proof of vaccine will no longer be required.

  • Individual businesses and event organizers can choose to continue requiring proof of vaccination for entry.
  • Additional guidance may be in place. See the Province of B.C.'s provincial restrictions page for more information.