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CBC and Sportsnet team up to bring every match from the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada, to Canadians, from August 5th to August 24th.
CBC-TV will broadcast every Canada match as well as quarter-final, semifinal, Third Place and Championship matches. CBCSports.ca will offer live streaming of every match from the tournament.
The eyes of the soccer world will be on Canada this August as the country playshost to the top 16 under-20 women’s teams at FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 and CBC and Sportsnet World... Read the rest of the article »
Netherlands vs. Argentina becomes the second-most-watched FIFA World Cup™ match ever, behind only the 2010 Final; An average audience of more than 3.1 million Canadians watched Argentina’s shootout victory on Wednesday
Semifinal action from 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ was appointment viewing for Canadians as they flocked to TV screens across the country to watch Germany and Argentina secure their spots in the Final. Yesterday’s thrilling semifinal match that saw Argentina defeat the Netherlands in a shootout was the most-watched game of the tournament so far and the second-most-watched FIFA World Cup&trade... Read the rest of the article »
More than 29.5 million Canadians have tuned into CBC’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ coverage
Just out of the Round of 16, CBC has established new viewing records for coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, with 29.5 million Canadians tuning in on CBC/SRC or one of its partners, on TV or online since June 12, 2014. This surpasses the cumulative reach for CBC’s coverage of the entire 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament™.
Additional ratings highlights are as follows:
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28.5 million Canadians have tuned in to CBC/Radio-Canada's coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil through the opening round; Average audiences for live Group Round matches have increased by 44 per cent compared to 2010
The beautiful game is Canada’s game! Canadians have embraced soccer more than ever before with 28.5 million people (or 82 per cent of the population) tuning in to at least some of CBC/Radio-Canada’s coverage across all platforms through the Group Stage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. This figure nearly matches the 28.7 million Canadians who tuned in to the entire 2010 tournament.
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Saturday's England vs Italy game is now CBC's highest rated FIFA World Cup group stage match ever. More than 21 million Canadians tuned into CBC’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ coverage
June 16, 2014 – The England vs. Italy game on Saturday June 14, 2014 brought in a record 2+ audience of 2.8 million viewers, making it CBC’s highest rated FIFA World Cup group stage match since England vs. USA in 2010, which drew 2.2 million Canadians. The second highest rated game to date (for 2014 FIFA World Cup™ coverage) was between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday June... Read the rest of the article »
CBC, Radio-Canada, Sportsnet, TVA Sports, TLN, MediaSet Italia and Univision Canada combine to bring the FIFA World Cup LIVE to Canadian audiences.
All 64 matches of the 2014 World Cup will be televised live in Canada. The matches will be broadcast in English with shared coverage by the CBC and Sportsnet Network channels. TVA Sports (46 matches) and Radio-Canada (18 matches) will share the coverage in French language. Mediaset Italia / TLN and Unvision Canada will combine to bring all 64 matches to Italian and Spanish audiences.
The matches... Read the rest of the article »
FC Bayern München will host Eintracht Braunschweig in a “David vs. Goliath” clash at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.
Preview: Pep Guardiola wary of a Bayern upset
FC Bayern barely have enough players to compete for spots in the lineup. Bastian Schweinsteiger, Claudio Pizarro, Xherdan Shaqiri, Franck Ribery and Holger Badstuber are out for this one. In midweek, Philipp Lahm added himself to the injury list when he hurt his thigh. He has been ruled out for the next two matches at least. Bayern made little work... Read the rest of the article »
The Klassiker is set to take center stage on Saturday as all eyes will turn to Signal Iduna Park to see the European champions, FC Bayern München take on arch nemesis Borussia Dortmund on November 23, 2013.
Preview: A case of "Bayern Dusel"?
Jürgen Klopp’s grey hairs are at an all-time high. Tactics are perhaps not exactly his concern at this point. He has to find a back line to field first. Lukasz Piszczek is only starting to regain match fitness following hip surgery after the Champions League finale. Marcel Schmelzer succumbed to injury in his country’s friendly against... Read the rest of the article »
The 2014 football calendar of the USWNT will begin in spectacular fashion as the Americans will welcome 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup hosts Canada in a friendly match.
The match is scheduled to take place at the Toyota Stadium in Texas on January 31, 2014. The home crowd will be looking forward to another terrific display from USA’s female soccer stars. The last meeting between the two rivals produced a 3-0 result with Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan getting the goals.
The Canadians have bad memories of their last international game at Toyota Stadium.... Read the rest of the article »
The Bundesliga is set to witness yet another fiery Bavarian derby; a thirty year old record will be on the line when Bayern takes on Augsburg in the Allianz Arena on 9th November, 2013.
Preview: Bayern primed to take the honors and keep Bundesliga table top spot
FC Bayern München has not lost a Bavarian derby in almost even years now. The final derby of the past season is a memory which the Bavarians surely store with plenty of fondness. Bayern was presented the shield they longed for that day. They struggled to get out of the blocks on Match-day 33 in the midst of May.... Read the rest of the article »
FC Bayern will travel to the Rhein Neckar Arena to pay Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on the 2nd of November, 2013
Preview: Bayern look to regain one point lead at the top of the Bundesliga table
FC Bayern München will look to bring down Hoffenheim when they travel to the Rhein Neckar Arena for a Saturday afternoon duel. Pep Guardiola will be without the injured Xherdan Shaqiri and Claudio Pizarro.
In his previous match, he had to make a double substitution in the first half due to suspected... Read the rest of the article »
Borussia Dortmund will continue to fight for the league title when they welcome Stuttgart to the Signal Iduna Park on Friday, the 1st of November 2013.
Preview: BVB to continue perfect home start to the season
Dortmund will be hoping for another win on home surface which could take them to the top of the league for a day at least when they face Stuttgart today. Die Borussen have won all seven matches they have played on home soil this season, including a 4-2 victory over defending champions Bayern Munich in the DFL-Supercup.
They will... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke 04 welcome last year’s runners up Borussia Dortmund to the Veltins-Arena in a Bundesliga encounter on Saturday, the 26th of October 2013.
Preview: Schalke to continue their good form in Ruhr Derby
The Gelsenkirchen club got the better of their rivals last season when they managed to get maximum points in both the matches. Even though they are not in the best if the runs, Schalke will hope to get the better of Dortmund once again. Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp recalled the incidents of the past year and claimed that the two defeats... Read the rest of the article »
Stadio Olimpico will play host to a scintillating encounter between AS Roma and Napoli on Friday, the 18th of October 2013.
Preview: Napoli looking to ruin Roma’s perfect start
If there is one side which can be deemed to outclass Rudi Garcia’s high flying Roma side, it is the team from Naples led by Rafa Benitez. Like Roma, Napoli have been unbeaten in Serie A so far but unlike their counterparts Partenopei have dropped points this season owing to their draw against newly promoted side Sassuolo.
But... Read the rest of the article »
After a successful European night, Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich lock horns in the Bundesliga at the BayArena, watch the match live on Gol TV USA.
Preview: Leverkusen looking to cause an upset at the expense of Bayern Munich
The home side will be aiming to repeat the antics of last season when they defeated Bayern Munich 2-1 at the Allianz Arena courtesy of goals from Stefan Kießling and Sidney Sam both of whom have been in incredible form this season and share 10 goals among each other in the league.
Leverkusen will be brimming... Read the rest of the article »
Championship side Wigan welcome Slovenian outfit Maribor to the DW stadium, catch the action live on Fox Soccer 2Go.
Preview: Latics looking for their first European triumph
Having qualified for the Europa League courtesy of their FA Cup final win over Manchester City last season, Wigan will be hoping to make the best out of their European adventure. However with a miserable run in the Championship which has seen them win only thrice in eight matches, Wigan will not be expected to make many strides in Europe... Read the rest of the article »
Watch live as Bayern Munich plays host to VfL Wolfsburg in their seventh league game of the season on September 28, 2013 at the Allianz Arena
Preview: Mario Gotze likely to make return for Bavarians
After missing almost a month of action, star summer signing Mario Gotze could finally return to the fold. The young German suffered an ankle injury during the UEFA Super Cup win against Chelsea but returned to full training this week and could feature at some point in the game.
Although he did not feature in Wednesday’s 4-1... Read the rest of the article »
Tuesday’s Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic match in the Capital One Cup is a repeat of the 2013 FA Cup final. Watch the Citizens clash with the Latics live at the Etihad Stadium.
Preview: Cup glory hunt begins for Pellegrini
This game could not have come at a better time for Manchester City. Revenge is on their mind against the side that left them trophiless last least season. Sunday’s resounding 4-1 triumph over Manchester United in the English Premier League has injected positive vibes within the camp of the Citizens.
A happy team is always easier... Read the rest of the article »
Brothers Jerome and Kevin Prince Boateng will be against one another as defending champions Bayern take on Schalke. Watch the match live on Gol TV USA.
Preview: Bayern looking to avoid any upsets in away trip to Gelsenkirchen
The defending champions will face a difficult challenge as they face Jens Keller’s men who have not conceded in three consecutive matches. Strengthened by the arrivals of Kevin-Prince Boateng and Ádám Szalai, Die Königsblauen will be looking to put a strong performance against the Bavarians in... Read the rest of the article »
Watch live as the Westefalenstadion plays host to what is surely going to be a mouth-watering encounter between two of the most historic sides in the German Bundesliga on September 14, 2013.
Preview: Jurgen Klopp aiming for consistency to maintain top spot
Borussia Dortmund manager, Jurgen Klopp would be hoping to see his side perform at the same level at which they did before the international break.
As things stand, last season’s second best team in Germany is on top of the league, boasting a perfect record and a very good goal difference. However, a good early start... Read the rest of the article »