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Terry Fox Award Created, Inukshuk Unveiled, and Removal of an Anti-Olympic Mural: Today's Olympic Round Up

Day 42, Torchbearer Josée Chouinard lights the cauldron at Laval, Quebec's Community Celebration.

Here are today's Olympic headlines:

Terry Fox Award to Recognize Courageous Olympic Athlete
A new award in the name of Terry Fox has been created to honour the Olympic athlete from any country who displays the most courage, humility and extraordinary athletic ability at the 2010 Winter Games.

Inukshuk Unveiled: Richmond Symbol Meant to Guide Speedskaters
Speed Skating Canada unveiled a large aluminum inukshuk in Richmond Thursday, Dec. 10 on the shores of the Fraser River that they hope will guide skaters to the podium in 2010.

Vancouver Orders Removal of Anti-Olympic Mural
The city of Vancouver has ordered the removal of a mural hanging outside a Downtown Eastside gallery depicting the Olympic rings as four sad faces and one smiley face. 

Drugs Stamped with Olympic Rings Seized by Vancouver Police
The marketing frenzy over the 2010 Winter Olympics seems to have penetrated Vancouver’s drug trade. Vancouver police answering a 911 call about a home invasion Wednesday, Dec. 9 stumbled across 107,000 ecstasy tablets, some imprinted with the Olympic rings.

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