Posts Tagged ‘2010’

UBC athletes Inaki Gomez (front) and Evan Dunfee (back) will be competing in the 20-kilometer racewalk at the Commonwealth Games

UBC athletes, coaches head to the Commonwealth Games

Oct. 1, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: ,

Students, staff and experts from the University of British Columbia are ready to comment on the 2010 Commonwealth Games that kick off in Delhi, India, on Sunday, Oct. 3

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Athletes cash in on Games

Feb. 26, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , , ,

Will Vancouver 2010 athletes strike gold with hefty endorsement contracts? There’s a good chance they will, says UBC business professor Paul Cubbon, an expert on branding, brand reputations and marketing.

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The cultural legacy of the 2010 Winter Olympics

Feb. 25, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Sport wasn’t the only winning act of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Music, art, performances and programs riveted hundreds of thousands of onlookers who gathered in official venues and on city streets to enjoy Olympic-inspired culture.

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New UBC centre will use 2010 experience to help maximize sustainable benefits from sport

Feb. 19, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia has launched a centre that will help future host regions learn from Canada’s experience hosting the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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Nationalism – are the Games giving us permission to be loud, proud and Canadian?

Feb. 18, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC has a number of experts ready to comment on the phenomena of “strategic nationalism” – where hockey fever can induce patriotism – the lightning quick mood changes within social media and the different faces of pride, from authentic to hubristic.

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