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The one-year countdown to Sochi begins today

February 7, 2013

Exactly one year from today, Feb. 7, 2014, the flame will be lit at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, during the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 27th

February 28, 2010

I can’t believe it’s over. The Insider, along with millions of curling fans around the world, has felt every emotion possible over the past 12 days of the Winter Olympics curling competition at the Vancouver Olympic Centre, and being a part of it all was an amazing experience.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 26th

February 27, 2010

Well, you can’t win ’em all, but what an amazing effort from Team Canada today in the gold-medal game.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 25th

February 26, 2010

We’re in the home-stretch here at the Vancouver Olympic Centre and the Insider is feeling the excitement of playoff curling at the Olympics!

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Olympic Insider Report – February 24th

February 25, 2010

The Insider feels really sorry for Ben Hebert and Marc Kennedy. After a tough day of sweeping for the Old Bear (that’s Kevin Martin, of course!), the boys had grand plans on Tuesday afternoon after the game.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 23rd

February 24, 2010

We were telling you all about the various Canadian connections on the women’s teams playing at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and the Insider can tell you there are a few on the men’s teams as well.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 22nd

February 23, 2010

It seems the Insider didn’t get the full story about Pat Bernard and Lucille O’Connor’s trip to Whistler on Saturday.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 21st

February 22, 2010

The Insider still can’t get over the noise inside the Vancouver Olympic Centre, and the Insider is still smiling at the memory of what took place Saturday night during the men’s game between Canada and Britain.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 20th

February 21, 2010

Here’s how life can really be hard for Olympic curlers: a late-night carpet hockey game could break out in the Athletes’ Village and you could get some really, really bad rug burns.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 19th

February 20, 2010

Wow, have there ever been some heavy hitters coming through the Vancouver Olympic Centre this week!

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Olympic Insider Report – February 18th

February 19, 2010

The great thing about the Olympics is that our curlers have been able to meet and hang out with so many world-class athletes.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 17th

February 18, 2010

Our Canadian teams have been keeping busy at the Olympics, and it’s not just all about curling.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 16th

February 17, 2010

You got a pretty early clue this morning that this wasn’t your average bonspiel. The lineups outside the Vancouver Olympic Centre were massive, even as the games were already underway.

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Canadian Curling and the 2010 Olympic Winter Games

February 10, 2010

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced a number of features to better inform and involve Canadian curling fans about the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver during the curling dates – February 16 – 27, 2010.

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