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Vancouver 2010 Launches Games-Time Website

Publish date:2009-10-16   Pageview: 2262


Less than four months before the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver 2010 is launching a fully bilingual website Sunday with added features to follow the path of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay as it treks 45,000 kilometres across Canada starting October 30.

The site will also have new features for sports fans and spectators looking for up-to-the minute news in 2010 on sport results, transportation, schedule changes, cultural Olympiad events, tickets and merchandise.

The site will also have a "new look" said a press release. There will be a horizontal navigation bar at the top of the page featuring individual icons for all the Olympic and Paralympic sports.

The website will also deliver spectator information, including ticket and merchandise sales, transportation, and weather, and the latest news on the Vancouver 2010 organizing committee, as well as live results during competition, the latest news and biographies on the athletes involved, photos and video clips.

Until Games time the site will focus on the daily stream of stories and images from the torch relay, including an interactive map where users can keep track of the flame during its 106-day journey.