TSN Announces Live Coverage of the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ Across the TSN Radio Network
— June 3, 2015
– Ten radio stations across Canada come together to deliver live coverage of the
highly-anticipated FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ –
TORONTO – Whether at home or on the road, TSN has fans covered for the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ with live radio coverage across the TSN Radio Network.
Throughout the tournament, six TSN Radio stations across Canada are joined by CFAX 1070 in Victoria, AM 1150 in Kelowna, and CKOC 1150 in Hamilton, as well as Sirius/XM 167 to deliver live radio coverage of the biggest women’s sporting event in the world. Fans can also listen live on TSN GO and on TSN.ca/Radio.
TSN Radio will produce the national coverage for the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™. Gareth Wheeler hosts TSN Radio Network’s pre-match, halftime, and post-match coverage, while play-by-play commentator Dan Dunleavy and analyst Andrea Neil call live game action. Neil, the first Canadian to participate in four FIFA Women’s World Cup competitions (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007), is the first female soccer player to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Live match coverage begins Saturday, June 6 at 5 p.m. ET across the TSN Radio Network, as Canada hosts China PR in Edmonton in the tournament opener.
Complementing CTV and TSN’s complete 52-game broadcast coverage of the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™, TSN Radio Network’s live coverage of the tournament includes Canada’s group matches, plus Round of 16, quarter-final and semifinal matches, and the Final (visit each station’s homepage for broadcast schedules).
This marks the third time TSN Radio has formed a cross-country network of stations in support of a major sporting event, following the 102nd Grey Cup (13-station network) and 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship (16-station network).
TSN Radio Network
The following radio stations, listed in order from West to East, will broadcast live coverage of the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™:
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.