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Richmond mayor hails legacies of Vancouver 2010

In particular, Mayor Malcolm Brodie highlighted the benefits that Richmond has enjoyed as a result of the 2010 Winter Games, such as the Richmond Olympic Oval, which was built especially for the long-track speed skating events and has...Show More Summary

Who Wants Tickets To The Yonex Canada Open?

The Yonex Canada Open 2010 happens at the Richmond Olympic Oval from July 13 – 18 and I got tickets to all the games! I’m really looking forward to this because I have yet to step inside the Richmond Oval. For those who don’t know, the Yonex Canada Open is a badminton tournament that [...]

Turning Beetle-Infested Wood to Good (Design) Use

Images by B. Alter Of all the new architecture built for the Vancouver Olympics, the Richmond Olympic Oval is the jewel in the crown. Its clean soaring lines and 17 graceful arches that make up the wood ceiling give the building grandeur...Show More Summary

U.S. men's speedskating team wins silver medal in team pursuit

After posting eye-opening upsets on Friday, the United States men couldn't cut through the ear-splitting din at Richmond Olympic Oval and beat the home team for gold. That went instead to the favorites from Canada, who led a fairly comfortably...

Interactive: An icon for Vancouver

Intended as a lasting architectural symbol of the Games, the Richmond Olympic Oval will host the long-track speedskating competition during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located south of downtown, the $143-million facility sits on the banks of the Fraser River across...

Naturally, politicians right at home glad-handing in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Picture it: speedskating, Wednesday afternoon, Richmond Olympic Oval.Sitting amid a small cluster of reporters was IOC president Jacques Rogge.Cheerful and relaxed, he talked about skating on ponds in Belgium...Show More Summary

Not Bogged Down Over Cranberries

Richmond, the site of the speedskating oval, also has an Olympic feature made from cranberries.

The New Adventures Of Cold Christine [Snap Judgment]

[Vancouver, February 18. Image via Getty]A Canadian fan celebrates during the flower ceremony after Canada's Christine Nesbitt won the women's 2010 Winter Olympics 1,000m speedskating event at the Olympic Oval in Richmond, outside Vancouver, on February 18, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fast Times [Snap Judgment]

[Vancouver, February 16. Image via Getty.] VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 16: Shihomi Shinya of Japan reacts after competing in the women's speed skating 500 m on day five of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Richmond Olympic Oval on February 16, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colbert, Speed Skating’s No. 1 Fan, Cheers On U.S.

Stephen Colbert, the man who put speed skating on the cover of Sports Illustrated, had a front-row seat at the Richmond Olympic Oval to take in the men's 1000 meter race Wednesday.

It's showtime for Shani: 1,000-meter race on tap

World recordholder and defending Olympic champion Shani Davis takes to the ice today (7 p.m. ET; finals live on NBC) in pursuit of gold in the men's 1,000-meter long-track speedskating event at the Richmond Olympic Oval (race preview here).

Korea wins another long-track speedskating gold medal

Lee Sang-hwa of Korea defeated two favorites to capture the gold medal in the 500 meters for women's long-track speedskating this afternoon at the Richmond Olympic Oval in Vancouver. Germany's Jenny Wolf, the world record-holder in the event, and China's...

J-Rod, USA women skate for 500 meter medals

Women's speedskating is underway at the Richmond Olympic Oval, where the biggest question is not who will win, but whether, will the ice hold up without any mishaps that marred Monday's night's men's event? ...

Men's 500-meter speedskating race is delayed

Forget about the snow issues in the mountains. How about the ice issues on the track? For the second straight day at Richmond Olympic Oval, an ice resurfacing machine (we call them Zambonis; here, they're Olympias) mishap has delayed competition....

Flame/Canada [Snap Judgment]

[Vancouver, February 14. Image via Getty]Bronze medallist Canada's Kristina Groves waves to the audience at the end of her Ladies' 3000 m Speedskating event at Richmond Olympic Oval in Richmond outside Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Olympics on February 14, 2010. AFP PHOTO TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Speedskating: Richmond Olympic Oval

Intended as a lasting architectural symbol of the Games, the Richmond Olympic Oval will host the long-track speedskating competition during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located south of downtown, the $143-million facility sits on the banks of the Fraser River across...

Torch Relay In Richmond

With just a few days to go until the lighting of the Olympic cauldron, the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay has reached Richmond, the site of the Olympic Oval. The flame is now within touching distance of the host city, and the athletes...Show More Summary

The Richmon Olympic Oval by Cannon Design

In last than 1 month Vancouver will be releasing the 2010 Winter Olympic. The event is almost ready and the venues are counting the days to begin breathe sports everywhere. And one of the biggest hotspots will be the Richmond Olympic...Show More Summary

Marsicano makes last lap a swift one

RICHMOND, Canada -- Fast-rising U.S. speed skater Trevor Marsicano upset Shani Davis to win the 1,000 meters at the World Single Distance Championships today at the 2010 Winter Olympic oval. Marsicano, 19, put together a stunning last lap to win...

Richmond Olympic Oval Is Open

It’s probably a busy time with family during this holiday and I hope you are all having a great time with friends and family. In case you aren’t aware (and haven’t had enough of snow/ice), the Olympic Oval is now open to the public.  Parking is a bit of a pain and it’s probably best to [...]

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