Award to be named for runner Fox
OTTAWA -- A new Olympic award, named for Canadian runner Terry Fox, will honor an athlete exemplifying courage, perseverance and humility at the Vancouver Games.
Olympic organizers announced the creation of the award on Friday.
The award will recognize the grit and determination shown by Fox during his 1980 cross-country marathon of hope.
Fox, who lost a leg to cancer at age 18, cut short his cross-country run near Thunder Bay, Ontario, after hobbling with an artificial leg some ...
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