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As Canadians celebrate the late Gord Downie's life and accomplishments, here are CBC Sports' video montages from recent Olympic Games that were set to some of The Tragically Hip's most memorable songs. more »
The sad news that Gord Downie has died after battling terminal brain cancer reverberated across Canada on Wednesday, and sports fans have their own reasons to cherish the man whose lyrics were frequently peppered with references to Canadian sports history. more »