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According to this CBC article, don't pressure the athletes to achieve that.

Link: CBC: Canada's Winter Athletes Learning To Deal With The Pressure Of 2010

I noticed in that article that Sidney Crosby is one of the athletes to watch for. Are they still planing to have NHLers in the Olympics after last year's performance by Canada? I know, NHLers are on other international teams as well. I remember all the controversy surrounding it like the teams not being able to practice much together because of the NHL schedule.

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From CBC

Feb 11, 2007

Skiing: Downhill

Canada's Hudec skis to downhill silver

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/200...ski-worlds.html

Skating: Short Track

Canadian Jean strikes short-track gold

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/200...est-sunday.html

Nordic: Biathlon

Still need a little improvement here...

Canadian women 14th at biathlon worlds

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/200...p-biathlon.html

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Cover story in today's Province (Feb 28, 2007)

Sports plan targets wounded soldiers

Disabled Canadian veterans could be competing at 2010 Olympics

Wounded Canadian soldiers will be recruited to become elite Olympic athletes. The Department of National Defence is working with the Canadian Paralympic Committee on a program called "Soldier On" to help members of the military who are wounded in action, on the job, or otherwise, to use sport to recover.

Full article: http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/sto...b63&k=58789

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