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Aiming high, Canadian champion

MONTREAL—Aiming higher and higher, champion pole-vaulter Brittany Salmon has  her sights set on the Canada Games and competitions beyond.“Most athletes dream of going to the Olympics and I’d love to go to the  Olympics as a long-term goal,” said Brittany. “More realistically, I’d like to  go to the 2013 Canada…

Pole vaulter gets Olympic wild card

Pole vaulter Paweł Wojciechowski has been chosen by the Polish Olympic Committee to represent the country at the London Olympics, despite failing to jump the required minimum height this season. The 2011 World Pole Vault Champion has been suffering from injuries this year but has been picked by the Olympic…