Tagged: Winter Olympics

VANOC CEO John Furlong announced Friday that the operating budget for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver broke even

Vancouver Olympics broke even

Despite some challenging circumstances, the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver broke even, VANOC CEO John Furlong confirmed on Friday morning in Vancouver.

Olympics-Vancouver’s athletes village in receivership

Olympics-Vancouver’s athletes village in receivership

The developer of the main athletes village for the Vancouver Winter Olympics went into receivership on Wednesday amid continued weak post-Games sales of the project as luxury housing.

Global liveability report – Vancouver remains top

Global liveability report – Vancouver remains top

Vancouver (Canada), with a score of 98%, still remains at the top of the ranking, with only petty crime presenting any difficulties for the city. The city benefits from an excellent infrastructure and, as host to the 2010 winter Olympics and Paralympics, has a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.