Vancouver 2010

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. 

Furlong defendants file court papers in libel case

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong at Vancouver 2010January 15 - Three defendants being sued by former Vancouver 2010 President and chief executive John Furlong over an article accusing him of abusing students more than 40 years ago have filed their defence to a court in British Columbia. 

Furlong launches legal action over abuse allegations

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong February 2010November 28 - Former Vancouver 2010 President and chief executive John Furlong has launched legal proceedings against the newspaper and reporter who claimed that he abused native students while a volunteer teacher more than 40 years ago, his lawyer has announced.

Former Vancouver 2010 chief continues to deny “humiliating and demeaning” abuse allegations

By Tom Degun

John Furlong_February_2010October 3 - John Furlong, the President and chief executive of the successful Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics (VANOC), has continued to deny allegations that he abused students, describing the episode in a statement as both "humiliating and demeaning".

Former Vancouver 2010 chief executive denies abuse allegations

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong_at_press_conference_September_27_2012September 30 - John Furlong, who oversaw the successful Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics as its President and chief executive, has claimed that he welcomes an investigation from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) into allegations that he abused first nations students nearly 40 years ago.
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