100 years of athletic excellence: new stamps mark centennial of Canadian involvement in the summer Olympics

In the summer of 1904, the Galt Football Club travelled to St. Louis, Missouri to represent Canada in the second Olympic Football Tournament. The team defeated two American clubs to win the Gold Medal and set the stage for what has become one of our country's most popular team sports. Canada Post will pay tribute to this summer's Olympic Games and one hundred years of participation by Canadian athletes with two new stamps to be issued on July 28, 2004. The stamps will honour soccer as well as the most historic individual Olympic event

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