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Maclean's all-star journalists reporting daily on all the action from the Vancouver 2010 Olympics


TORONTO, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - What's the buzz on the slopes at Whistler and in downtown Vancouver? Which underdog just won a medal - and who got caught cheating? What were the most amazing/funniest/most poignant moments of the day?

And what's it like to witness a Canadian athlete being presented with an Olympic gold medal for the first time ever on home soil?

Our special Olympic microsite will feature blog posts, opinion and humour pieces from our 11 reporters/columnists on-site in Vancouver and Whistler: Paul Wells, Andrew Coyne, Anne Kingston, Scott Feschuk, Jonathon Gatehouse, Ken MacQueen, Charlie Gillis, Michael Friscolanti, Nick Kohler, Jason Kirby, Nancy Macdonald.

Check out beginning Feb 11 to read first-hand colourful reports on everything from the bobsleigh and the biathlon to figure skating, freestyle skiing and hockey, along with profiles of top Canadian Olympians, including: Calgary's Helen Upperton (bobsleigh); Vancouver's Michael and Britt Janyk (alpine skiing); B.C.'s Scott Niedermayer (hockey); Ontario's Steve Omischl (ski jumping); London, Ont.'s Christine Nesbitt (speed skating); and Montreal's Jennifer Heil (alpine skiing).

PLUS: How is the world viewing Vancouver, the Games and Canada? A special Olympics "Need to Know" section pulls together the best Olympic stories from around the world.

ALSO, on newsstands now: Maclean's comprehensive Ultimate Guide to the Games is on sale until Feb. 22.

This special issue is a comprehensive guide to the Games and is jam-packed with inside stories on what you need to know to be a savvy and informed Olympic-watcher, along with an Ultimate Olympic Schedule with Who to Watch, Why to Watch and When to Watch.

About Maclean's:

Maclean's is Canada's only national weekly current affairs magazine. Maclean's enlightens, engages and entertains 2.4 million readers with strong investigative reporting and exclusive stories from leading journalists in the fields of international affairs, social issues, national politics, business and culture. Visit

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For further information: For further information: or to set up interviews: Louise Leger,, (416) 764-4125

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