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Vancouver Olympic Cauldron to light up for Rio Olympics Opening Ceremonies

The Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza will light up in celebration of Canadian athletes competing in the Rio Olympics.

The monument from Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics located outside the Vancouver Convention Centre will light up for one day on Friday, Aug. 132 more words

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Paralympics: It's Not about Disability, It's About Ability

Rina Akiyama is totally blind in both eyes, but that didn’t stop her from learning how to swim and eventually becoming a champion swimmer.

Hisano Tezuka is deaf, but that didn’t stop her from becoming a skiier, determined to compete at the highest levels in the Deaflympics. 899 more words

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The Great Human Odyssey: Darren Fung From Sgt. To Composer

Personal growth is something I am constantly struggling with and then there are instances when I see someone else I know grow, that ignites something inside me and I suddenly can overcome my own complacency. 822 more words

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Kim Yuna

We’ve mentioned Kim Yuna before in our Top 5 Sportswomen in South Korea, but we’ve never really had a chance to talk about how amazing her figure skating is! 77 more words

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Avalanche, Erik Johnson Agree To 7-Year Contract Extension

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche have locked up Erik Johnson through the 2022-23 season, signing the defenseman to a seven-year contract extension Tuesday.

Johnson scored a career-high 12 goals last season before missing the final 34 games with a knee injury. 104 more words

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Judge says John Furlong did not defame journalist who reported on abuse allegations

A judge has ruled that former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong did not defame a freelance journalist who reported on allegations he abused First Nations students. 357 more words

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