John Furlong Lawsuit

John Furlong Countersued By Journalist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. — John Furlong responded to Laura Robinson's lawsuit with the following statement on Tuesday: "I will continue to defend my reputa...

Case Closed

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong says the RCMP have closed an investigation into allegations of sexual assault against him by a f...

No Surety Required: Judge

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A reporter who wrote an article alleging former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong abused students while teaching in northern British Colu...

Requesting Thousands In Security

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A freelance journalist who wrote an article alleging former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong verbally and physically abused British Colu...

Will Furlong Have to Pay?

CBC | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The ongoing legal battle between former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong and journalist Laura Robinson is expected to return to court on Monday. R...

Journalist Seeks Public Funding For Legal Expenses

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Laura Robinson, a Vancouver journalist being sued by former VANOC CEO John Furlong, is hoping to get by with a little help from her friends. If her...

Furlong: No Apology Coming

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The journalist accused of defaming the former head of the Vancouver Olympics is now accusing John Furlong of damaging her reputation.Laura...

Journalist Fires Back

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The freelance journalist who first wrote about abuse allegations involving former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong insists it is her, no...

Media Blitz

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

TORONTO - The man who organized the Vancouver Olympics is seizing a "pivotal moment" in a sexual abuse allegation scandal and holding it out for all C...

Abuse Allegations Dropped?

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The man who organized the Vancouver Olympics says he's been cleared by police of sexual-abuse allegations brought by a former student, tho...

Ex-Olympic CEO Denies Abuse

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The former head of the Vancouver Olympic Games has formally denied sexual abuse allegations from two former students, even as another form...

More Denials In Furlong Abuse Lawsuit

The Canadian Press | CP | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER — The Roman Catholic diocese that ran a school where former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong once taught is denying allegations of abuse...

RCMP Biased In John Furlong Case: Lawyer

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A lawyer representing two women who allege former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong abused them while he was a teacher decades ago has la...

Denial

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong has denied more allegations of abuse levelled by a freelance reporter, saying in court documents...

Sex Abuse Claims Filed Against Furlong

CP | Kim Nursall, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two women who allege the former head of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics sexually molested them at least a dozen times when he was a teacher de...

Furlong Family Hit 'Like A Wrecking Ball'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Family members of former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong — including his ex-wife — are speaking out against allegations of physical...

Furlong Abused Ex-Wife, Alleges Reporter

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The reporter behind a newspaper article that accused former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong of abusing students at a school in northern...

Newspaper Responds To Olympic CEO's Lawsuit

CP | Keven Drews and James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A weekly newspaper that published allegations that former Olympic CEO John Furlong physically and emotionally abused students at a Catholi...

'Grave Damage' To Reputation: Lawsuit

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong says the reporter behind an article that accused him of abusing students 40 years ago while tea...

Furlong Sues B.C. Newspaper Over Abuse Allegations

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - John Furlong, whose reputation as the face of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics was tarnished earlier this year by decades-old allegation...

Furlong Goes On Offensive

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada British Columbia

John Furlong, the former CEO of the Vancouver Olympics, released a new statement Tuesday to counter a "significantly inaccurate and libelous story" th...

Canadian Law of Defamation And The John Furlong Allegations

Marko Vesely | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Marko Vesely

Allegations published by the Georgia Straight newspaper against John Furlong, the former CEO of the Vancouver Olympics, have dominated headlines recently. The public statements that have been issued thus far by Furlong and the Georgia Straight foreshadow some of the issues that may be raised in any lawsuit which may follow.

Reporter To Countersue Furlong

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The reporter who wrote a story about alleged abuse by former Vancouver Olympics chief John Furlong says she will countersue him for sugges...