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This article is the third in a series looking at the use of cross-country ski venues left behind by the Winter Olympics. The first two were on New York’s Lake Placid. After a Winter Olympics where nordic skiing took center stage, Whistler Olympic Park (WOP), 77 miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia, faces the future with optimism, but with plans that are still murky. Cleaning up the detritus of the 2010 Games, including grandstands, transformers,...

Vancouver – The legal position of the women ski jumpers seeking to participate in their sport in the 2010 Olympics has been ‘misstated’ by VANOC in its response to their appeal arguments, according to Ross Clark, Q.C., legal counsel for the athletes and a partner with Davis LLP in Vancouver. “There are two fundamental constitutional concerns at issue in this appeal,” Clark explained with reference to arguments filed recently with the BC Court of Appeal. ...

Vancouver – Pointing out it is the Court’s duty to make sure the hosting of the 2010 Olympic Games complies with the Charter or declare it invalid if it does not, lawyers for the 14 elite women ski jumpers battling for inclusion in the 2010 Olympics filed their arguments with the BC Court of Appeal today. “We are not asking the Court to determine which sports are to be included in the Olympics – that...