AP Contest Winners
South Korea's Kim Yu-Na reacts after her free program at the women's figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Olympic Update: Vancouver 2030 Bid Still Needs Support; Money Needed for Milan 2026

Vancouver’s 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid, the first that is being led by the Indigenous community, will have to wait until early winter on whether it will receive provincial support financially, a government official said this week to the Vancouver Sun. Melanie Mark, the minister of tourism, arts, culture and sport, asked the […]

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AP Contest Winners
South Korea's Kim Yu-Na reacts after her free program at the women's figure skating competition at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Vancouver’s 2030 Olympic Bid Faces Headwinds

One of the three cities that is in the running to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games may be in trouble, with a report heading to Vancouver City Council saying that there is not enough time to negotiate multiple pieces of a potential bid in time for the International Olympic Committee’s timeline. Karen […]

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The U.S. delegation walks into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. AP File Photo

Salt Lake Hosts IOC Evaluators as Race to Host 2030 Games Heats Up

The increasingly competitive race to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games has heated up with three International Olympic Committee representatives having visited Salt Lake City last week for a site visit before heading to Vancouver this week with another stop in Sapporo, Japan, scheduled for later in May. Observers expect the 2030 host […]

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Canada Wins 2025 Hosting Rights for Invictus Games

The Invictus Games 2025 has been awarded to Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, in partnership with True Patriot Love Foundation. Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex and founding patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, also announced the 2025 Games will be the first to incorporate winter adaptive sports in addition to some of the core sports from previous […]

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Vancouver Residents Split on Idea of Pushing for 2030 Olympic Bid

Vancouver residents are split on the idea of the province hosting another Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, a public survey has reported, as the province prepares a study on the feasibility of a 2030 joint bid with four First Nations in Canada. The survey by Leger and reported by the Vancouver Sun said 34 percent […]

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