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2010 Olympics Research Resources

Now seems like a good time to look at government sources of information regarding the upcoming winter Olympics.  There is an impressive array of information freely available on the web from government sites: reports, contracts, statistics, financial accounts, media releases etc.

2010 Winter Games Secretariat:  From the BC government this site is a rich source of BC Government press releases, reports, business plans/budgets and contribution agreements between government(s) and venue providers!

  • Hover over about us to click on the reports and publications link – which will bring up contribution agreements as well as reports

    • Note, reports include Pricewaterhouse Coopers reports on the expected economic and social benefits of hosting the games
    Latest news releases are available on the homepage or you can take a look at the entire archive of releases here.

Vanoc’s site also has some interesting reports:

Canada2010 is the federal government’s Olympics website.  You can find:

You can also check out the media room on the city of Vancouver site – with links to news releases and quick facts/backgrounders

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