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Sola Fiedler unveils new Vancouver Tapestry at grunt gallery's 30th

Sola Fiedler never imagined her Vancouver Tapestry would take so long to complete.

Fiedler started in 2009, intending to finish it for the 2010 Winter Olympics. 976 more words



The special effects of the 2010 winter olympics opening ceremony, created by Spinifex group saw 3D animated whales, that were projected onto a virtual Pacific Ocean on the stadium floor, trigger physical waterspouts as they breached the surface. 30 more words

Sochi is a 'lifeless' ghost town only six months after the Winter Olympics

Much of the infrastructure built for the 2014 Winter Olympics is sitting in Sochi unused and unloved only six months after tourists and media left town. 144 more words


Jamaica we got a...hockey team?


Jamaica is a fierce competitor when it comes to the Summer Olympics. Yet, their presence in the Winter Olympics sometimes is unnoticeable compared to other countries. 146 more words


Jamaica eyes Winter Olympics in ice hockey

Jamaica’s goal is to field a men’s hockey team at the Winter Olympics in the next 20 years, according to the Toronto Star.

“If we can pull this off, you’re looking at an inspiring story and the idea that anything is accomplishable if you put your mind to it,”  273 more words


The Winter Games: From Tweedbury to Sochi

This is the follow-up to the London 2012 short story, based around the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. I decided that instead of focusing on the entire town, I would focus on one character in particular, Joe McCroft. 978 more words

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Curl Power

Twenty three year old Scottish curler Anna Sloan’s expressive face became one of the vivid images of last year’s Winter Olympics.

She was an integral part of… 159 more words