CBC Sports Weekend

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For more than 30 years, CBC SPORTS WEEKEND has been the voice of elite amateur athletics and the program of record celebrating Canada's and the World's best as they compete on the global stage. The weekly program, hosted by Scott Russell and Brenda Irving, highlights the exploits of Canada's athletes across a multitude of sports including Figure Skating, Long- and Short-Track Speed Skating, Alpine Skiing, and more. Sports Weekend prides itself on telling the athlete's story, ensuring that viewers will never meet a champion for the first time in the winner's circle.

CBC continues to bring the best in amateur and professional fall and winter sports programming to Canadians with entertaining and engaging broadcasts. The best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world compete on CBC in a variety of sports. 

Viewers can stay connected with CBC's sports coverage online at CBCSports.ca,  through second screen experiences and via social media including Twitter (@CBCSports and @HockeyNight) and Instagram using #HockeyNight and Facebook (facebook.com/CBCSports and facebook.com/HockeyNightInCanada) as well as through Pinterest (pinterest.com/CBCSports). Viewers can stay up to date on all things sports through engaging apps for iOS, Windows 8, Blackberry 10 and Android as well as via Xbox and Google Currents.


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Press Releases


CBC'S MULTI-PLATFORM CANADIAN COVERAGE OF THE XX COMMONWEALTH GAMES FROM GLASGOW, SCOTLAND BEGINS WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

CBC'S MULTI-PLATFORM CANADIAN COVERAGE OF THE XX COMMONWEALTH GAMES FROM GLASGOW, SCOTLAND BEGINS WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

The road to Rio 2016 goes through Glasgow, Scotland and CBC will have multi-platform coverage as Canada's top high-performance amateur athletes face the world's best at the XX Commonwealth Games from July 23rd to August 3rd. Read More »

CBC HAS DAILY COVERAGE OF THE 2014 ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS FROM SAITAMA JAPAN, MARCH 25-30

CBC HAS DAILY COVERAGE OF THE 2014 ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS FROM SAITAMA JAPAN, MARCH 25-30

Daily coverage includes afternoon and prime time TV broadcasts as well as live streaming at cbcsports.ca Read More »

CBC HOSTS EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE THIRD AND FINAL ROUNDS OF THE 2013 CN CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN, AUGUST 24 AND 25

CBC HOSTS EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE THIRD AND FINAL ROUNDS OF THE 2013 CN CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN, AUGUST 24 AND 25

CBC heads to the Royal Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton for exclusive coverage of the third and final rounds of the 2013 CN CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN Read More »

CBC HAS EXCLUSIVE CHAMPIONSHIP COVERAGE OF THE ROGERS CUP PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BANK, AUGUST 10 AND 11

CBC HAS EXCLUSIVE CHAMPIONSHIP COVERAGE OF THE ROGERS CUP PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BANK, AUGUST 10 AND 11

CBC's weekend coverage includes the semifinals and finals of both the men's and women's events from Montreal and Toronto respectively Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES FULL BROADCAST TEAM FOR 2013 CALGARY STAMPEDE, PRESENTED BY GMC

CBC ANNOUNCES FULL BROADCAST TEAM FOR 2013 CALGARY STAMPEDE, PRESENTED BY GMC

CBC's coverage of the 2013 CALGARY STAMPEDE, presented by GMC officially gets underway on Friday with the annual Calgary Stampede Parade live at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. PT) on CBC-TV in Southern Alberta, Calgary and Lethbridge and online at CBCSports.ca.... Read More »

CBC HAS EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE 154TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN'S PLATE, THIS SUNDAY

CBC HAS EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE 154TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN'S PLATE, THIS SUNDAY

The 154th edition of the single greatest horse race and show on Canadian soil goes this weekend live on CBC with the Queen's Plate, running this Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT) from Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The... Read More »

CBC IS THE EXCLUSIVE HOME TO WORLD CLASS SHOW JUMPING COMPETITIONS FROM SPRUCE MEADOWS, THIS SUMMER

CBC IS THE EXCLUSIVE HOME TO WORLD CLASS SHOW JUMPING COMPETITIONS FROM SPRUCE MEADOWS, THIS SUMMER

Coverage on CBC-TV, CBCSports.ca and bold from June to September features marquee events including the 'National', 'North American', and 'Masters' Read More »

CBC RECAPS THE ISSUES, EVENTS AND PERSONALITIES  THAT DEFINED 2012 WITH MULTI-PLATFORM YEAR-END PROGRAMMING ACROSS CBC-TV, CBC NEWS NETWORK, CBC RADIO AND CBCNEWS.CA

CBC RECAPS THE ISSUES, EVENTS AND PERSONALITIES THAT DEFINED 2012 WITH MULTI-PLATFORM YEAR-END PROGRAMMING ACROSS CBC-TV, CBC NEWS NETWORK, CBC RADIO AND CBCNEWS.CA

From the ongoing civil strife in Syria to Hurricane Sandy knocking out power on the eastern seaboard to the re-election of U.S. President Barak Obama - it was a year of major stories and events, from right here at home and around the world. Read More »

CHRISTINE SINCLAIR IS NAMED CANADA'S ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AS VOTED BY CANADIANS AT CBCSPORTS.CA

CHRISTINE SINCLAIR IS NAMED CANADA'S ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AS VOTED BY CANADIANS AT CBCSPORTS.CA

Award runners-up include Patrick Chan, Ryder Hesjedal, Kaillie Humphries, Rosie MacLennan and Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Read More »

CBC IS HOME TO CHAMPIONSHIP FIGURE SKATING WITH THE ISU GRAND PRIX FINAL FROM SOCHI, RUSSIA ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

CBC IS HOME TO CHAMPIONSHIP FIGURE SKATING WITH THE ISU GRAND PRIX FINAL FROM SOCHI, RUSSIA ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Exclusive coverage includes Men's and Ice Dance competitions at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) Read More »

Jim Kozak Joins CBC Revenue Group as Director of Sales, Olympics and Sports Partnerships

Jim Kozak Joins CBC Revenue Group as Director of Sales, Olympics and Sports Partnerships

CBC Revenue Group today announced the appointment of Jim Kozak as its new Director of Sales, Olympics and Sports Partnerships. Kozak brings more than 15 years of sponsorship experience to this new role with CBC, and will be responsible for... Read More »

  • Program Name

    CBC Sports Weekend

  • Program Type

    Television Show

  • Appears On

    CBC

  • Genre

    CBC Sports

  • Schedule

    Saturday and Sunday afternoons

  • Website

    www.cbc.ca/sports

Bios


  • Brenda Irving

    Brenda Irving

    Host | XX Commonwealth Games
    Commentator | CBC Sports Weekend

  • Scott Russell

    Scott Russell

    Host | XX Commonwealth Games
    Host | CBC Sports Weekend