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The '''2010 Winter Olympic Games''' will be held in [[Vancouver]].
 
The '''2010 Winter Olympic Games''' will be held in [[Vancouver]].
{{Olympics infobox|2010|Winter
 
| Logo                  =  Vancouver 2010 logo.svg
 
| Size                  =  220
 
| Name                  =  2010 Winter Olympics logo
 
| Optional caption      =  The 2010 Winter Olympics logo was unveiled on<br/>[[April 23]], [[2005]] and is named Ilanaaq the [[Inunnguaq]].<br/>Ilanaaq is the [[Inuktitut language|Inuktitut]] word for ''friend''
 
| Nations participating  =  <small>(Unknown)</small>
 
| Athletes participating =  <small>(Unknown)</small>
 
| Officially opened by  =  <!--[[Majesty|HM]] [[Queen Elizabeth II]]<br>--><!--[[Excellency|HE]] [[Michaëlle Jean]]-->
 
| Athlete's Oath        =  <!-- Name of athlete who swore the Olympic Oath -->
 
| Judge's Oath          =  <!-- Name of judge/official who swore the Olympic Oath -->
 
| Olympic Torch          =  <!-- Name of last torch bearer -->
 
}}
 
 
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, will take place in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games are being organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC).
 
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, will take place in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games are being organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC).
  

Revision as of 04:56, 2 August 2008

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games will be held in Vancouver. The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, will take place in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games are being organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC).


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Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is Canada's second largest airport and is serviced by most major airlines providing daily flights connecting Vancouver with major cities across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.


Abbostsford International Airport (70km east of Vancouver) and Bellingham International Airport 60km south of Vancouver in Washington State) are reliever airports to YVR.

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