from the CP at CBC, The accomplishments of some Canadian athletes at the 2010 Winter Games may be overshadowed because of the attention on the men’s hockey team, a multiple Olympic medallist said Friday.Senator Nancy Greene Raine, who won gold and silver medals at the 1968 Winter Olympics, said hockey is such a huge part of the Canadian culture it sometimes pushes other sports out of the picture.“I always felt it was good to be a female athlete because you were never compared against the hockey superstars,” Greene Raine told a breakfast meeting sponsored by the Vancouver board of trade.“There is no doubt in my mind a lot of great Canadian male amateur athletes, Olympic athletes, what they’ve done has not been properly recognized because they are not hockey players. That is something you...

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