Vancouver is passionate about sport and has been welcoming competitors and spectators from around the world for many years.
As host city for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver took advantage of a unique opportunity to showcase itself to the world as a premier sporting event destination.
Our city has substantial experience successfully hosting national and international events with great style, enthusiasm and professionalism.
Along with the Olympic games, the city has welcomed the World Weighlifting Championships,the World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, the World Police and Fire games, and the Canadian Open PGA Tournament, among others. In 2015, the city will host the FIFA Women's World Cup gold medal final.