Vancouver 2010

Five nominated for Paralympic exemplary official award

By Tom Degun

paralympic skiing_24-10-11October 23 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have shortlisted five nominees for Exemplary Paralympic Games Official at the 2011 Paralympic Sport Awards.

Rose heads British Alpine skiing selection for Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games

By Tom Degun

January 29 – ParalympicsGB have today announced their team to compete in alpine skiing at 2010 Paralympic Winter Games with man of the moment Sean Rose (pictured) unsurprisingly heading the list of entries.


Injured US troops to be sent to Paralympics for inspiration

December 27 - A special committee has been set-up in Oregon to send United States soldiers injured during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the Paralympics in Vancouver next year.

Russian drug cheats will miss Vancouver and Sochi after CAS uphold bans

November 13 - Russian biathletes Albina Akhatova and Ekaterina Iourieva (pictured) will both miss the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics in Vancouver after they today both lost their appeal against two-year doping bans.

Torch Relay to visit 11 communities before Vancouver Paralympics

November 5 - The Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay will visit 11 Canadian communities in 10 days, starting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 3 and ending at the opening ceremony at BC Place in Vancouver on March 12, it has been announced.

Polo Ralph Lauren reveals US outfits for Vancouver 2010

November 4 - Polo Ralph Lauren today released details of the uniforms it has designed for the United States team to wear at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics, which begin in Vancouver in 100 days. 

Vancouver 2010 to be given keys to Village to mark 100-day countdown

November 4 - Vancouver 2010 organisers will today officially take over the C$1.2 billion (£683 million) Athletes Village as part of a series of events to mark the 100 day countdown to the start of the Games.

Vancouver 2010 announce plans for final phase of ticket sales

November 3 - The third and final phase of ticket sales for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games begins on Saturday (November 7) at 10:00 am Pacific Time, it was announced today.

Exclusive: Team GB stockpile anti-swine flu drug for Vancouver 2010

By Duncan Mackay

 

October 31 - The British Olympic Association (BOA) have stockpiled supplies of Tamiflu, the anti-swine flu, in case there is an epidemic of the virus at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver next year.

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