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Europeans Teams – Interesting Facts

The host country’s team placed first at the VII Olympic Games in the early 1920s. Since then, Belgium became the fourth European team to win the international title. The national squad won all its matches. In the gold-medal game, the local team defeated Czechoslovakia 2-0. Fifty-two years on, Belgium, the host country, came third in the European Championship.

Why Are Sports Travelers Enjoying the 21st Winter Olympics?

Millions of visitors are enjoying the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010, despite the obvious shortage of snow! Sports travelers planned years ahead to be in the “Hollywood of the North” this February, when over 10,000 of the world’s top athletes descended on BC.

Ironies in the Olympic Uniform Issues

There was a time when people did not care of what clothes they would wear and how did they look with it. There was also a time when people competing in the Olympics did not simply care about how they looked and what would their clothes bring to their performances. There was even a time when clothing was just simply a faculty to cover up athletes’ private body parts when all you can see are sports bras and short sport shorts.

Canada Makes a Statement!

Coming off a disappointing finish in the 2006 Winter Olympics, Team Canada has one agenda on it’s mind. And that is GOLD! Anything less would be a another disappointment Olympic outing especially this year because they are in front of their own.

The 2010 Winter Olympics – A Refreshing Reminder

The Olympics offer unique qualities that you won’t find in professional athletics. Be sure to enjoy them while you can.

What Are the Special Qualities of Athletes Competing in the Olympics?

Athletes who train for the Olympics have qualities that most of us do not possess. Self-discipline, self-confidence and a positive outlook doesn’t begin to tell the story of the focus, determination and persistence that is required to get to the Games.

Understanding Olympic Speed Skating

Speed skating is another Olympic event that is not for the faint hearted. Traveling at very high speeds with close proximity to other skaters, the risk is every present for collision and injury. Even so, it is an increasingly popular and exciting sport both to watch and to participate in.

Winter Olympic Sports

Even if you’re a big fan of sports, you might be less familiar with certain Winter Olympic sports. That’s understandable, especially if you live south of the equator. But to better appreciate the Winter Games, it’s helpful to have a basic understanding of some of the sports played in them.

Kane the King of Controversy Again

Patrick Kane… so talented, so well spoken, not such a great decision maker. Shirtless pictures of Kane and two of his Blackhawks teammates, John Madden and Kris Versteeg, sitting in a limo with a couple of UBC undergrads were posted on-line this week.

Remembering What the Olympics Means When Visiting Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Games

The first Olympic Games took place over 3,000 years ago in Greece but in AD 393, the Olympics came to an end and were not considered again until 1889. In 1894, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was formed and the Games began in 1896 in Athens, Greece. At this time 285 people from 13 countries competed. These Games are a place where the world’s athletes can meet and compete. But it means much more than that.

My Thoughts Flowed As the Olympics Opened

My wife had me sit down last night to watch the opening acts of the Olympics. I protested a little but soon saw the light.

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