Centre for Sport and Sustainability
A passport to a green future
UBC aims to make the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games the greenest sporting event ever, with a little help from the athletes.
Jun 25, 2014 - by Jeffrey Preiss
Can the Olympics change our bad environmental habits?
The public increasingly expects host cities to meet tough environmental standards, says expert.
Feb 12, 2014
UBC experts on Sochi Games
UBC experts are available to comment on the Sochi Winter Games, from security to sports psychology.
Jan 1, 2014
Better transit, more facilities: Locals enjoy 2010 Winter Games benefits
Vancouver and Whistler residents enjoyed the biggest return after hosting the 2010 Winter Games but Canadians across the country also benefitted from a boost in pride and nationalism.
Oct 23, 2013
A greener playing field
A conference at UBC will explore how sports promote environmental and social sustainability
Sep 26, 2013 - by Heather Amos
2010 Winter Olympics provided economic and cultural boost
British Columbia’s economy grew in 2010 with new businesses, jobs and an increase in visitor spending, all likely related to the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, says a University of British Columbia study that measured the impact of the Games.
Oct 25, 2011