Sports: Olympics

Audio clips from the summer and winter Olympics.


2013-10-24 | ATH-Felicien-Retires

Two-time world champion hurdler Perdita Felicien (per-DEE'-tah feh-lih-see-EN') of Pickering, Ontario, announced she was retiring. She won gold at the...


2009-12-17 | Olympics-Torch-Relay

The Olympic torch relay through Toronto was thrown off schedule December 17th when about 100 anti-Olympic protesters blocked the street....


2009-12-12 | Olympics-Torch

Celebrations marking the arrival of the Olympic torch in Ottawa were in full swing on December 12th. Senator Romeo Dallaire...


2009-12-10 | Olympics-2010-Torch-Parliament

On December 10th, legendary Canadian Olympian Barbara Ann Scott carried the Olympic torch through the halls of Parliament to a...


2009-10-23 | Obit-Olympics-Poole

Jack Poole, chairman of the board of directors for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, died October 23rd at age...



2009-01-18 | Olympics-2010-Athletes-Village

On January 18th, the BC provincial legislature unanimously approved amendments to the city's charter to grant Vancouver unlimited borrowing authority...


2008-04-03 | Olympics-Harper-Olympics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced April 3rd that Canada would send a high-level delegation to the Beijing Olympics, but he...


2003-07-02 | Olympic-Bid-Vcr

Vancouver secured the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in a decision that brought the games to Canada for the first time...


2003-07-02 | Olympic-Bid-Vcr

Vancouver was selected to host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. IOC delegates meeting in Prague picked Vancouver over Pyeongchang, South...