The vancouver 2010 olympic games: predicting the first major controversy -- new media activism but the vancouver olympic games will signal a step change in terms of how it is reported, with. The summer olympics isn’t without its share of controversial events – failed drug tests, mountains of debt for host cities, boycotts from nations against the games, etc – but the winter games has made a reputation for controversy that stands out on its own. Vancouver vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of british columbia, canadathe 2011 census recorded more than 603,000 people in the city, making it the eighth largest among canadian cities] the metropolitan area, with more than 23 million residents, is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country] and the most populous in western canada.
Although the vancouver olympics are set to take place in the winter of 2010, opposing response has been occurring since the current development stages which began in early 2006. At the 2010 winter olympics held in vancouver, british columbia, canada, the final results of the men's figure skating competition sparked what has been dubbed a quadruple jump controversy   at the heart of it lies a quadruple jump , the toughest jump there is in figure skating, done in combination with a triple toe loop , which evgeni.
The venues for the vancouver 2010 olympic and paralympic winter games stretched over a 120-kilometre zone from richmond, through downtown vancouver and north to the mountain resort of whistler. The most notable scandals and controversies of the 2010 winter olympics.
A number of concerns and controversies at the 2010 winter olympics in vancouver, british columbia, canada, surfaced before and during the games, and which received media coverage. Controversy is growing among some native leaders over the choice of emblem for the 2010 winter olympic games in vancouver the emblem â a five-piece, multicoloured inukshuk logo â was unveiled.
Time will tell whether the cloud of controversy turns out to be a small puff of smoke, but the vancouver olympic games will signal a step change in terms of how it is reported, with citizen media. The dark side of the 2010 olympics chris vandenberg jan 21, 2010 feature photo: the vancouver olympics are projected to cost $2 billion another act passed just in time for the olympics is the controversial assistance to shelter act, which gives police the ability to forcefully remove homeless people from the streets and place them. The xxi olympic winter games: vancouver welcomed the world to canada “with glowing hearts” as the city and its environs played host to the xxi olympic winter games on feb 12–28, 2010 some 2,600 athletes representing 82 national olympic committees (nocs)—including first-time participants cayman islands, colombia, ghana.