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Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver and Whistler, Canada


image of paralympic cross-country skierVancouver, British Columbia is the venue for the two great winter sports spectacles: the Olympic Games, from 12 to 28 February and Paralympic Games, from 12 to 21 March, 2010.

The city of Vancouver and Whistler mountain resort have prepared thoroughly to welcome both athletes and spectators - with or without disabilities.

The Olympic and Paralympic Games website offers a wealth of information about every aspect of the sports, venues, spectator information, the people and cultures of north-western Canada. The website includes several videos highlighting the sports venues, athletes' village, the city, tourist attractions and natural scenery of the region.

The Province of British Columbia has made extra efforts to achieve a lasting legacy from holding the Games, not only in terms of new infrastructure projects but also by mobilising a huge range of cultural, commercial and citizens' initiatives.

2010 "Legacies Now" is dedicated to strengthening arts, literacy, sport and healthy living, accessibility and volunteerism in communities across BC leading up to, and beyond, the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. 

The International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Internet TV channel, will be offering the most comprehensive live coverage ever of the Paralympic Winter Games.

ParalympicSport.TV will broadcast from the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games everyday from 12-21 March 2010. All Paralympic sports will be covered in the programming, either live or delayed. This coverage will also be made available as Video on Demand (VOD) after the events on www.ParalympicSport.TV.

For a sneak preview of what will be available on the IPC's Internet TV channel, ParalympicSport.TV has just released its first trailer promoting the coverage of the Vancouver Paralympics on (View the trailer, below).
Highlights from the Games will also be published on YouTube by ParalympicSport.TV 

General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Location: Vancouver, Whistler Canada
Start Date: 12/02/2010
End Date: 28/03/2010