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See the survey instruments that were used to measure the impact of the 2008 Paralympic Games
Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles

UBC School of Kinesiology’s Andrea Bundon and Paralympic skier Margarita Gorbounova bring the best out in each other at the Sochi Paralympic Games. Photo: Cross Country Canada

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Alternatives Journal: Call for Proposals

March 21, 2014 deadline to propose a story for special issue: Sport & Spectacle. Explore environmental values and the encouragement of more sustainable behaviour in modern sport. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Matt Dolf’s take on whether the Olympics can change our bad environmental habits

Matt Dolf’s take on whether the Olympics can change our bad environmental habits

Olympic Games need lasting environmental legacies to offset their massive carbon footprints, researchers say. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Internship Opportunity: 2014 Games Sustainability Program

Internship Opportunity: 2014 Games Sustainability Program

Positions Filled Description The Sustainability Committee for the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games and the UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainablity are seeking a motivated student to assist with the sustainability program for the Games. Duration Work duration is March – August, 2014 with a time commitment of approximately 4 hours per week initially […]

Study reveals climate change threatens future Winter Olympics venues

Study reveals climate change threatens future Winter Olympics venues

CBC article summarizes a study examining the environmental sustainability of Winter Olympic host cities.

Sochi Olympics: most expensive Games ever

Sochi Olympics: most expensive Games ever

CBC’s The Passionate Eye documentary on the Sochi Winter Olympics on why they have become the most expensive Games ever.

Think Tank 3 Summary Report is Available

Think Tank 3 Summary Report is Available

Thank you to all who were able to attend and contribute. Click here to view the summary report.

The final OGI report on the 2010 Winter Games has been released

The final OGI report on the 2010 Winter Games has been released

Better transit, more facilities: Locals enjoy 2010 Winter Games benefits

UBC Kinesiology launches Interculturalism, Health and Physical Activity Initiative in Renfrew Collingwood