Vancouver Articles

Lea Michele Talks Cory Monteith One Year Later

Lea Michele is remembering Cory Monteith today–the one-year anniversary of her boyfriend and former Glee costar’s untimely death. Monteith died from a heroin overdose in a Vancouver hotel room last July. The two had been dating for more than a …

Carolina Kostner Wins Bronze, Atones for Vancouver

Italy’s Carolina Kostner won the bronze medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The 27-year-old native of Bolzano, Italy scored 74.12 points in the short program and 142.61 in the free skate for a total of 216.73. That …

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South Korea, and a record setter for Russia. Sotnikova scored an overall 224.59 points, with 149.95 …

GoPro Demos Shaun White’s New Halfpipe Trick

GoPro camera has posted a clip of U.S. snowboarding champion Shaun White, as he perfects a new halfpipe trick called the frontside double-cork 1440 in preparation for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The frontside double-cork 1440 is similar to …

George Clooney Sends Canadian Women Into Frenzy
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Women (and some men) in Vancouver, Canada, went crazy over the past weekend hunting the rare silver fox. His name was George Clooney, and he was in town filming a movie with Hugh Laurie reportedly called Tomorrowland. The famously down-to-earth …

Vancouver Healing Begins With Apologies That Go Viral Vancouver Healing Begins With Apologies That Go Viral

The post-Stanley Cup Finals riots in Vancouver, among other things, has made for some really good web content, giving the audience a closer look at the chaos that went on. Now, that the childish acting out has subsided, the city …

Vancouver Riots Make For Compelling Social Media Content Vancouver Riots Make For Compelling Social Media Content
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Normally, wanton destruction in the face of a major championship comes from the winning city. In Vancouver, however, fans were obviously unhappy with the way the Canucks lost Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals at the hands of the …

Yahoo And NBC Benefit From Winter Olympics

Yahoo Sports said today traffic to its site during the Winter Olympics has soared, beating out both NBCOlympics.com and ESPN.com.

According to comScore, Yahoo’s Winter Games coverage attracted 9.3 million unique visitors, more than NBC’s Olympics site (7.6 million unique visitors) and ESPN (8.4 million unique visitors). Yahoo Sports attracted over 17.5 million unique visitors over the week, more than double the visitors to its nearest competitors.

Google Earth Gets 3D Model Of Vancouver
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Remember how, in the months, weeks, and finally days before the 2008 Summer Olympics, companies were churning out all sorts of interesting little products that no one had time to use?  Google is starting to gear up for the 2010 Winter Olympics much sooner with a 3D model of Vancouver.