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    Vancouver 2010 takes its final bow with positive financial figures


    Eleven years after winning the right to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the Vancouver Organising Committee (VANOC) has released its final financial and operational report showing a positive financ...

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    Whistler used Vancouver 2010 “as a catalyst” for community goals


    The Canadian resort of Whistler, which hosted several events during Vancouver 2010, used the Winter Games as a catalyst to achieve its long-term development goals in the local community, according to ...

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    Vancouver still enjoying Games legacies


    Four years on from Vancouver 2010, the Canadian city continues to enjoy the legacies created by hosting the Winter Games, from sustainable community centres to public art, community involvement and tr...

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    Felix Loch, the German speed machine


    Germany’s Felix Loch became the youngest Olympic luge champion in history when he scooped gold at Vancouver 2010 at the tender age of 20. In the following four years he has remained at the top of his ...

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    Armin Zöggeler is hungry for more records


    Armin Zöggeler will attempt to become the first athlete to win six medals at six different Winter Games in Sochi. Prior to that, the Italian policeman, who is now regarded as the greatest luger in his...

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    Yuna Kim, the queen of the rink


    Figure skater Yuna Kim first made her mark on the Olympic Winter Games with her outstanding performances on the ice at Vancouver 2010. After taking a break from competitive action the following year s...

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    Noriaki Kasai, the grand old man of ski jumping


    Despite turning 41 in 2013, Japanese ski jumping legend Noriaki Kasai shows no signs of slowing down. A fixture on the global circuit since 1989, he has appeared in more World Cup events and Olympic G...

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    Patrick Chan has a golden plan


    When three-time world figure skating champion Patrick Chan takes to the ice at Sochi’s Iceberg arena it will be the culmination of a four-year game-plan in which no detail has been left to chance, and...

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    Schild sets new slalom victory record


    Austria’s Marlies Schild produced a superb comeback to secure a record 35th World Cup slalom victory in front of an adoring home crowd in Lienz on December 29 – although she was outshone by world titl...

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    Shaun White flies high under the stars


    The USA’s Shaun White flies high, very high, with his snowboard, under the stars in the half-pipe at Cypress Mountain, on 17 February 2010 at the Vancouver Games. See in detail each of the moves perf...


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