Canada's women's volleyball team holds court with Clara Hughes


(Winnipeg Free Press) But as all the back-slapping and photos were being snapped a scene was also playing out that spoke volumes of an athlete's ability to inspire, to lead and to encourage the next generation. After the TV camera lights went out and the media interviews were complete there was Hughes -- one of the world's greatest Olympians -- holding court with members of Canada's national women's volleyball team, a squad which has designs on earning a spot at the Jolly Ol' England games in two years.

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