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Portland Pilots
Canada's star striker maintains focus despite attention

Not a lot rattles Christine Sinclair. Not even the eyes of a nation. Sinclair is doubling as striker and as ambassador for Canada when her native country hosts the Women's World Cup starting in June. No doubt there's mounting pressure, but so far Sinclair isn't letting it get to her. "I really haven't spent too much time thinking about the actual World Cup; everything that I'm focused on is the preparation for it," she said. "I'm sure as the tournament gets closer and closer the hype and the excitement will build, but it's all about preparation right now." The response is typical of the soft-spoken and unassuming 31-year-old, who...