2010 Winter Games in Vancouver The International Olympic Committee chooses Vancouver to be the host city for the 2010 Winter Games. The Canadian city beat out Pyeongchang, South Korea, by just three votes. Analysts say Vancouver's selection could harm New York's chances of winning the 2012 Summer Games. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.
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Vancouver Gets 2010 Winter Olympics

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Vancouver Gets 2010 Winter Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee chooses Vancouver to be the host city for the 2010 Winter Games. The Canadian city beat out Pyeongchang, South Korea, by just three votes. Analysts say Vancouver's selection could harm New York's chances of winning the 2012 Summer Games. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.