Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Hughes and Greene Featured in Women in Winter Sports Stamp Series

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Hughes and Greene Featured in Women in Winter Sports Stamp Series

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Canada Post unveils Women in Winter Sports stamps

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OTTAWA - Olympic skiing champion Nancy Greene and multisport star Clara Hughes are among the athletes featured in Canada Post's new Women in Winter Sports stamp series.

Cross-country skiing twins Sharon and Shirley Firth, wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet and Hockey Hall of Famer Danielle Goyette are also honoured in the new batch of stamps, which were unveiled Wednesday.

The five stamps include candid photos with action shots.

Greene competed at the Squaw Valley Olympics in 1960, the Innsbruck Games in 1964 and in Grenoble in 1968, winning gold and silver medals. Voted the Canadian Press Female Athlete of the 20th Century, Greene won 17 Canadian titles, 13 World Cup golds and three U.S. ski championships. …

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