February 15 2010 10:55AM
There was an old proverb which said that misfortune weighs most heavily on those who expect nothing but good fortune.
February 14 2010 11:46AM
The first lazy Saturday of the 2010 Olympics have come and gone and we now consider ourselves an authority on speed skating, mogul skiing and the Gold Medal prospects of the Canadian Womens Ice Hockey Squadron. We have also heard enough sound bites of patriotic classical music to be able to write a series of National Anthems ourselves.
February 13 2010 12:50PM
Per the demands of such luminaries as Archaeologuy and RossCreek "(Make) and a daily general Olympic blog ... then those who don't really care don't have to read through a bunch of comments they otherwise wouldn't." Your wish is our command: here is your very first OCC article for these here Olympiads.
February 13 2010 10:05AM
Here's a wisecrack from a disgruntled fan Friday night:
Q: What does the Calgary hockey club have in common with the botched cauldron-lighting ceremony in Vancouver?
A: It's five Flames standing around not knowing what to do.
February 12 2010 02:42PM
We will lead off by saying that we get excited about the Olympics. A 13 year old girl at a Justin Bieber autograph signing type excited. So you will have to take us with a grain of salt once the games kick get underway as we post 12,789 gushing comments like “Aren’t the Canadian Mens’ two man bobsled team the BOMB? Can you believe that Lyndon Rush won’t sled with Pierre Lueders anymore? What’s up with that?”