Canada's medal deficit too large
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Canada has raised the white flag in the face of a U.S. juggernaut, conceding that it won't achieve its bold ambition of finishing atop the medals table at the Vancouver Olympics.
"We are going to be short of our goal," said Chris Rudge, CEO of the Canadian Olympic Committee, at the news briefing Monday -- the start of the games' final week.
After the 10th day of competition Monday, the U.S. led the overall medal count with 25 -- four more than Germany. ...
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