Vancouver 2010

Vancouver 2010 a "good model" of a sustainable sporting event, final report claims

By Nick Butler

A final report has been released documenting the success of Vancouver 2010 ©AFP/Getty ImagesA triumphant final report has been issued by Vancouver 2010, explaining that the Games broke even and no more assets or outstanding debts remain.

Winter Olympic 2010 host city Richmond signs up to sustainability programme

By Zjan Shirinian

The Richmond Olympic Oval hosted speed skating events at the Vancouver 2010 Games ©Getty ImagesFebruary 3 - Vancouver 2010 Olympic speed skating host city Richmond has signed up to a sustainability programme.

Furlong challenged to prove he can pay legal cases if loses libel case

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong has denied allegations by journalist Laura Robinson that he physically and verbally abused former students ©Toronto Star via Getty ImagesDecember 9 - Former Vancouver 2010 President and chief executive John Furlong should have to put up $100,000 (£61,000/€73,000) surety to prove he can pay legal costs if he loses a case alleging that he physically and verbally abused British Columbia students more than 40 years ago, a freelance journalist has asked a judge in Canada. 

Furlong breaks silence on "completely unfounded" abuse allegations

By Emily Goddard

John Furlong has said all the allegations against him are falseOctober 29 - John Furlong, former President and chief executive of Vancouver 2010, has today spoken out against the "horrible, heartless lies and innuendo" said about him and insisted he is innocent.

Third abuse lawsuit filed against Furlong as he defends himself in court

By Duncan Mackay

Former Vancouver 2010 President and chief executive John Furlong has denied allegations that he physically and sexually abused former pupilsSeptember 23 - John Furlong, former President and chief executive of Vancouver 2010, today formally denied sexual abuse allegations from two former students who have filed lawsuits against him.

Civil suits against former Vancouver 2010 chief claims of sexual abuse

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong profile 2July 24 - A lawsuit filed against the former President and chief exeuctive of Vancouver 2010 claims John Furlong sexually molested a female student a dozen times when he was a teacher decades ago in Burns Lake, British Columbia.

John Furlong's wife killed in car crash in Ireland

By Duncan Mackay

Deborah Sharp FurlongApril 13 - The wife of John Furlong, the former chief executive and President of Vancouver 2010, has been killed in a car crash in Ireland.

Furlong is not a "racist, a wife-beater and a rapist" insist upset family

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong in solemn poseJanuary 23 - John Furlong's family have moved to defend the former President and chief executive of Vancouver 2010 after he was accused of physically abusing his first wife and raping a common law partner.

Furlong faces new allegations after court documents filed

By Duncan Mackay

John Vancouver profileJanuary 22 - Former Vancouver 2010 President and chief executive John Furlong physically abused his first wife and raped a common-law partner, according to new allegations contained in documents filed at the British Columbia Supreme Court. 
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