Difference between revisions of "Vancouver 2010"
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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. The games begin February 12th and the closing ceremonies will be held on February 28th. Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games are being organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC).
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.
Vancouver is not well served by rail. If you wish to take the train there is limited service within Canada provided by Via Rail. Daily scheduled service is provided by Amtrak between Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, BC.
*Alpine skiing *Biathlon *Bobsleigh *Cross-country skiing *Curling *Figure skating *Freestyle skiing *Ice hockey *Luge *Nordic combined *Short track speed skating *Skeleton *Ski jumping *Snowboarding *Speed skating