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The XXI Olympic Winter Games or 21st Winter Olympics is the official name of the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Vancouver is the most populous as well as warmest city to host Winter Olympics. The glorious event will commence from 12th to 28th February, 2010. The Vancouver Organizing Committee or VANOC will organize both the Olympics and Paralympic Games.

During the Winter Olympics 2006 closing ceremony held in Torino, Italy, the Olympic flag was received by Sam Sullivan, mayor of Vancouver. A special event was organized to raise the magnificent Olympic flag on 28th February, 2006. Until the 2010 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, the Olympic flag will be displayed at the Vancouver City Hall.

Michaelle Jean, Governor General will officially open this world renowned event. In the history of Winter Olympics, this is for the first time that the opening and closing ceremonies will be held indoors at the BC Place Stadium. Richmond Olympic Oval is another competition venue. Winter Olympic Venues which comes under Greater Vancouver are Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre, UBC Winter Sports Centre, Richmond Olympic Oval and Cypress Mountain.

GM Place will host the major Ice Hockey events in the 2010 Winter Olympics. In Whistler, the venues to host the Olympic events are Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler Olympic Park and Whistler Sliding Centre.

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Were the Olympics in 2010 the Summer Olympics?

No. In 2010, it was the Olympic Winter Games. They were held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Summer Olympics were in 2008, taking place in Beijing, China. Both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games are held every four years. The Summer Olympics again took place in 2012 and the Winter Games in 2014.

How many medals did Romania win in the 2010 Olympic games?

Any medal for Romania at the Winter Olympic Games from 2010.

Which city hosted the 2010 Olympic games?

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games were held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.