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Tragedy, glitches, redemption: Reliving the 2010 Olympic ceremonies through John Furlong’s eyes

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Winter Games, former Vancouver Organizing Committee CEO John Furlong toured the city with CBC's Mike Killeen to relive the ups and downs of what many saw as a successful Games.

From gloom to glory, the 2010 Vancouver Olympics had it all

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
Vancouver Olympics Snowboarding

Everyone remembers the golden goal and the happy ending served up by Canada's Olympic athletes 10 years ago. But how many recall the rough start to the Games?

Marc Crawford voices regret for past behaviour as he returns to NHL coaching

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
Marc Crawford

Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Marc Crawford says he is sorry for the abuse he once inflicted on players as his one-month suspension ended in Vancouver.

Diane Clement, former Olympian and pioneer for women in sports, to receive Order of Canada

Saturday, December 28th, 2019
Diane Clement

Diane Clement, 83, is a former Olympian and Olympic team manager and, now, a member of the Order of Canada. 

Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki thwarts theft in Vancouver

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Mark Borowiecki plays defence for the Ottawa Senators, but he thwarted a different kind of score in Vancouver, according to police.

NBA pre-season game in Vancouver attracts pro-Hong Kong, pro-Grizzlies protest rallies

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Shareef drives

A group of protesters who support democracy in Hong Kong say they are going to demonstrate at a pre-season NBA game in Vancouver Thursday and test whether the league supports freedom of speech after fans were removed from two other games in the U.S.

Canada’s Rugby World Cup team helps clean up flood damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis

Monday, October 14th, 2019
Rugby World Cup

Canada had to leave the Rugby World Cup tournament in Kamaishi, Japan, without a win Sunday, after their last game was cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis. But they still managed to turn the experience into a rewarding one by helping clean up flood-ravaged areas of Kamaishi. 

Savoury stories: We ask 4 Canadian athletes about their most memorable meals

Monday, October 14th, 2019
Memorable Meals

This Thanksgiving, many families and friends will join together to enjoy meals and make memories. Here are five stories of Canadian athletes and their most memorable meals.

‘He spent his whole life on two wheels’: Friends, family mourn death of B.C. mountain biker Jordie Lunn

Friday, October 11th, 2019
Jordie Lunn

Jordie Lunn, world renowned for his trick mountain biking, was trail riding with friends while filming a web series when he suffered a fatal head injury. He was 36.

Canadian ski cross team stunned by death of teammate Mikayla Martin

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Mikayla Martin was a fearless and talented ski cross racer who packed a lot of living into her 22 years.