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Allan Maki

Allan Maki is a national news reporter and sports writer based in Calgary. He joined the Globe and Mail in 1997 with an extensive sports background having covered Stanley Cup finals, the Grey Cup, Summer and Winter Olympics, the 1980 Miracle on Ice, the 1989 Super Bowl riot and the 1989 earthquake World Series.

As a news reporter, Maki has written about Calgary’s flooding, the political misfortunes of former Alberta premier Alison Redford and how climate change in the Arctic is helping to shrink polar bears.

Maki is a four-time National Newspaper Award finalist in three different categories.

He was named 2001 Sportswriter of the Year by Sports Media Canada. 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.

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How the numbers add up for Calgary’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid
Zarley Zalapski’s story shows CTE isn’t black and white
Draft plan for 2026 Winter Olympics in Calgary estimates costs amounting to $5.23-billion
Ex-Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Kurt Walker helped fellow NHL alumni by starting charity
Calgary’s pitch for a combined Alberta-B.C. Olympic bid seen as the only option Allan Maki
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Revered hockey coach Clare Drake put his own stamp on the game
For Humboldt survivors, ex-coach and depression survivor Dave Hunchak offers an empathetic ear
Controversial venture capitalist loses B.C. Supreme Court bid to avoid securities fines
Edmonton councillor Ron Hayter watched baseball with Fidel Castro
Controversial venture capitalist sues BCSC and B.C. government, seeking $480-million
Calgary votes to keep bid for 2026 Olympics alive
The brain broker: How a B.C. businessman bluffed his way into the world of neuroscience
SJHL final to go ahead after Humboldt Broncos bus crash
Humboldt crash shifts junior hockey’s team bus from haven to ‘nightmare’
Four giant pandas settle into new home at Calgary Zoo