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Press Release: TSN and RDS Bring Canadians 40 Hours of Live Coverage of the 2015 CANADA WINTER GAMES From Prince George, B.C

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TORONTO (January 22, 2015– TSN and RDS today confirmed they are once again bringing Canadians live coverage of the CANADA GAMES, delivering  40 hours of the action from Prince George, B.C. – host city of the 2015 CANADA WINTER GAMES (#2015CanGames). Marking the ninth CANADA GAMES to air on TSN and RDS, the 2015 CANADA WINTER GAMES officially get underway with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 13 at 10 p.m. ET on TSN2 and RDS2 and culminate with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, March 1 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN2 and RDS (see below for broadcast schedules).

Two-time Olympic gold medallist and past CANADA GAMES participant Catriona Le May Doan will be in the TSN Studio to anchor TSN’s live coverage of the 2015 CANADA WINTER GAMESSPORTSCENTRE’s Paul Hollingsworth will provide play-by-play throughout the CANADA GAMES, including men’s hockey alongside analyst Dave Reid and women’s hockey alongside analyst Cheryl Pounder. TSN’s broadcast team also features:

  • Speed Skating: Two-time Olympic silver medallist Susan Auch
  • Curling: Olympic bronze medallist Melissa Soligo
  • Badminton: London 2012 Team Canada badminton head coach Ram Nayyar

“The CANADA GAMES is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the next generation of elite Canadian athletes,” said Stewart Johnston, President of TSN. “TSN is proud to be the official broadcaster of the 2015 CANADA WINTER GAMES and we are all looking forward to giving Canadians a front row seat to watch the action coming out of Prince George.”

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