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Winter Olympics in the wings

It's that time again - the Winter Olympics are upon us and CBC is pulling out all the stops to cover them. The net has lined up 37 hosts, medallists and icons to call the play on the 15 sports involved.The coverage of Torino 2006 - The Olympic Winter Games begins Friday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. live with the opening ceremony. Host Brian Williams is joined by news anchor Peter Mansbridge in Turin. Beginning Feb. 11, the live morning coverage will be handled by Terry Leibel and the afternoon telecast will be in the capable hands of sports reportage vet Ron MacLean.

It’s that time again – the Winter Olympics are upon us and CBC is pulling out all the stops to cover them. The net has lined up 37 hosts, medallists and icons to call the play on the 15 sports involved.The coverage of Torino 2006 – The Olympic Winter Games begins Friday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. live with the opening ceremony. Host Brian Williams is joined by news anchor Peter Mansbridge in Turin. Beginning Feb. 11, the live morning coverage will be handled by Terry Leibel and the afternoon telecast will be in the capable hands of sports reportage vet Ron MacLean.