Health care officials brace for the worst as people who are not immunized return from abroad carrying the infectious disease
Mar 14, 2014
The win in the men’s 1km visually impaired race gives McKeever a total of nine career gold medals
Mar 12, 2014
New cases raise fears the disease will spread quickly due to low vaccination rates in the area
Mar 11, 2014
Sport’s governing body will pay $250,000 over five years to the Nik Zoricic Foundation, which works to improve skier safety
Mar 10, 2014
The Canadian women had to rally from behind, relying on heart as much as skill. And that spoke loudly to our national pride
Feb 21, 2014
Canada captured a silver in women’s 3,000-metre relay, but medal-favourite Charles Hamelin crashed in 500-metre qualifying
Feb 18, 2014
gold, Allan Maki says
Feb 17, 2014
Already, world and Olympic champions have failed to medal in some events despite strategies to get athletes in the right state of mind
Feb 14, 2014
This was the kind of day it was for Canada at the Sochi Olympics: The defending gold medalists in the men’s short-track speed-skating team relay crashed in the semi-finals; the luge relay team missed the podium by a fraction of a second; and Canada failed to win a medal for the first time since the 2014 Winter Games officially began
Feb 13, 2014
Teammate Gilmore Junio gave up his spot in the race
Feb 12, 2014
Based in Calgary, Allan covers all sports, professional and amateur, as a writer and columnist for The Globe and Mail.
Allan Maki has been writing on sports in Western Canada and around the world since 1979. During that time, he has chronicled Stanley Cup finals and Grey Cups, Summer and Winter Olympics, the 1980 Miracle on Ice, the 1989 Super Bowl riot, the 1989 earthquake World Series and hockey-playing bears from the Russian circus.
Allan is a multiple National Newspaper Award finalist and was named 2001 Sportswriter of the Year. He has appeared on dozens of television and radio shows, authored Pro Football's Greatest Stars and is a member of the Football Reporters of Canada Hall of Fame.
He is also the only Canadian sports writer to be interviewed on television by Brian Williams (of TSN) and Brian Williams (then of MSNBC). It is a distinction that could stand for some time.