Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics: City Venues

Continuing on from last week’s look at the mountain venues, today we’ll explore the city venues of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. The Games’ opening and closing ceremonies, along with nightly ‘Victory Ceremonies’ (which we assume means medal presentations) will be held at BC Place in downtown Vancouver. North America’s largest air-supported roof will ensure all these festivities can proceed without interference from inclement weather. For the opening ceremony in particular, a vast security cordon was in place to ensure planned protests1 did not disrupt proceedings. Right next door is Canada Hockey Place, perhaps the focus of this…

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