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    Jim O'Leary

    February 22, 1997

    Why so glum Canada?

    By JIM O'LEARY -- SLAM! Sports
     NAGANO -- Canada has just wrapped up its most successful Winter Olympic Games ever. So why so glum, Canada?
     At the Calgary Olympics a decade ago. Canadian athletes won two silver and three bronze medals. That team accomplished the rare feat of failing as the host nation to win a gold medal. Now, ten years later, Canadians will lug home a record load of 15 medals, six of them gold, and people are asking: What went wrong?
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