Road to the Olympic Games

About the Show

Road to the Olympic Games is CBC Sports' multi-platform program that combines a weekly TV show, a microsite on cbcsports.ca, and the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices, offering a 360-degree look at Canada's elite high-performance athletes on their journey to the top of the podium. This program extends the Olympic conversation year-round, through sport coverage, community programming, and athlete storytelling across all CBC Sports platforms. The weekly TV show with hosts Scott Russell and Andi Petrillo features coverage of national and international competitions in winter and summer sports with well-known and up-and-coming athletes competing at the top levels of their sport each weekend. CBC Sports' impressive roster of expert analysts and commentators provides valuable insight to the competitions and competitors.

In addition to event coverage, the program will include features and interviews with athletes, coaches, officials, and other newsmakers from the worlds of national and international sport.

Connect with the show via social platforms:

Scott Russell: @CBCScottRussell (Twitter), @cbcscottrussell (Instagram)

Andi Petrillo: @AndiPetrillo (Twitter), @andipetrillo33 (Instagram)

CBC Sports: @CBCSports (Twitter), @cbc.sports (Instagram), facebook.com/CBCSports

CBC Olympics: @CBCOlympics (Twitter), @cbcolympics (Instagram), facebook.com/CBCOlympics

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CBC SPORTS TO BROADCAST RUGBY CANADA’S TEST MATCH AGAINST IRELAND

CBC SPORTS TO BROADCAST RUGBY CANADA’S TEST MATCH AGAINST IRELAND

Rugby Canada is pleased to announce that Canada’s match against Ireland on Nov. 12 from Dublin will be broadcast live as part of CBC Sports’ Road To The Olympic Games Read More »

Charles Hamelin, Marianne St-Gelais and the Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Team in action on CBC

Charles Hamelin, Marianne St-Gelais and the Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Team in action on CBC

Short Track Speed Skating fans from coast to coast to coast in Canada will be able to see the top skaters in the world in action at the ISU World Cup, November 4-6 in Calgary Read More »

FOLLOW THE JOURNEY OF CANADA’S ATHLETES ON SEASON TWO OF CBC SPORTS’ ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES

FOLLOW THE JOURNEY OF CANADA’S ATHLETES ON SEASON TWO OF CBC SPORTS’ ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES

CBC Sports is giving Canadians a 360-degree perspective on the athlete’s journey from Olympic hopeful to Olympic champion with the second season of Road To The Olympic Games, beginning Saturday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) on CBC Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES FALL BROADCAST PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW AND RETURNING TELEVISION SERIES

CBC ANNOUNCES FALL BROADCAST PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW AND RETURNING TELEVISION SERIES

CBC today announced premiere dates for its fall 2016 television season, featuring a diverse and uniquely Canadian slate of six new and 18 returning series including premium drama and comedy, cutting-edge news and investigative content, original documentaries and engaging factual, arts, kids, daytime and sports programming. Read More »

CBC Sports to broadcast Canada Soccer’s final pre-Olympic International Friendly against France - LI

CBC Sports to broadcast Canada Soccer’s final pre-Olympic International Friendly against France - LI

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CBC SPORTS IS CANADA’S HOME FOR THE 2016 IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE TRACK AND FIELD SEASON

CBC SPORTS IS CANADA’S HOME FOR THE 2016 IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE TRACK AND FIELD SEASON

CBC Sports partners with beIN SPORTS to provide TV and digital streaming broadcasts of all 14 IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE meets across the 2016 season Read More »

CBC SPORTS SIGNS COMPREHENSIVE FIS AND IBSF MEDIA RIGHTS AGREEMENT WITH INFRONT SPORTS & MEDIA

CBC SPORTS SIGNS COMPREHENSIVE FIS AND IBSF MEDIA RIGHTS AGREEMENT WITH INFRONT SPORTS & MEDIA

CBC Sports and Infront Sports & Media today announced a new comprehensive media rights agreement that includes live, delayed, repeat and video-on-demand coverage of flagship FIS and IBSF events Read More »

CBC SPORTS HEADS TO BOSTON FOR EXCLUSIVE MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE OF THE ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAM

CBC SPORTS HEADS TO BOSTON FOR EXCLUSIVE MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE OF THE ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAM

CBC Sports will join the world's best figure skaters in Boston, MA, this week for exclusive live Canadian coverage of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships from Wednesday through Sunday Read More »

CBC SCORES 15 AWARDS AT THE 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS OPENING NIGHT GALA

CBC SCORES 15 AWARDS AT THE 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS OPENING NIGHT GALA

CBC News Network takes home two awards including Best Host or Interviewer in a News or Information Program or Series for Rosemary Barton and Best News Anchor, National for Ian Hanomansing Read More »

CBC LEADS THE 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS WITH 164 NOMINATIONS

CBC LEADS THE 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS WITH 164 NOMINATIONS

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced today that CBC has received 164 nominations for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. Read More »

GREG STREMLAW NAMED GENERAL MANAGER AND CHEF DE MISSION FOR CBC/RADIO-CANADA’S COVERAGE OF THE RIO 2

GREG STREMLAW NAMED GENERAL MANAGER AND CHEF DE MISSION FOR CBC/RADIO-CANADA’S COVERAGE OF THE RIO 2

CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada's Olympic Network, has announced that Executive Director of CBC Sports, Greg Stremlaw, has also been named general manager and chef de mission for CBC/Radio-Canada's coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Read More »

CBC/RADIO-CANADA AND PETRO-CANADA PARTNER ON THE FIRST ANNUAL FACE EVENT IN SUPPORT OF CANADA’S FUTU

CBC/RADIO-CANADA AND PETRO-CANADA PARTNER ON THE FIRST ANNUAL FACE EVENT IN SUPPORT OF CANADA’S FUTU

The first annual FACE Summit, a milestone event in the partnership between CBC/Radio-Canada and Petro-Canada, will take place Friday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 13 in Toronto Read More »

CBC SPORTS TAKES CANADIANS ON THE ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES

CBC SPORTS TAKES CANADIANS ON THE ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES

Following yesterday's announcement that CBC/Radio-Canada, as Canada's Olympic Network, will be the official broadcaster of the Olympic Games through 2024, CBC Sports today renewed its commitment to connecting audiences with Canada's elite high-performance athletes and their sports with the launch of ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES Read More »

GREG STREMLAW APPOINTED CBC’S HEAD OF SPORTS

GREG STREMLAW APPOINTED CBC’S HEAD OF SPORTS

Effective September 15, Greg Stremlaw will lead CBC Sports as it implements its sports strategy, placing emphasis on multiplatform sports journalism, amateur sports and a collaborative partnership approach to marquee events Read More »

CBC HAS LIVE COVERAGE AS THE WORLD’S TOP ATHLETES COMPETE AT THE IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, AUGUST 22

CBC HAS LIVE COVERAGE AS THE WORLD’S TOP ATHLETES COMPETE AT THE IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, AUGUST 22

CBC's coverage of the best high-performance amateur athletics will continue over the next two weeks with the IAAF World Championships from Beijing, China Read More »

NEARLY 9 MILLION CANADIANS WATCHED THE TORONTO 2015 PARAPAN AM GAMES ON CBC/RADIO-CANADA

NEARLY 9 MILLION CANADIANS WATCHED THE TORONTO 2015 PARAPAN AM GAMES ON CBC/RADIO-CANADA

Twenty-five per cent of the population tuned in to at least some part of CBC/Radio-Canada's coverage of the Games from August 7-15 Read More »

CBC HAS LIVE COVERAGE OF THE STAR-STUDDED TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES CLOSING CEREMONY, SUNDAY AT 7 P.

CBC HAS LIVE COVERAGE OF THE STAR-STUDDED TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES CLOSING CEREMONY, SUNDAY AT 7 P.

The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games will officially come to an end this Sunday and the thousands of athletes, coaches, officials, and fans who have taken part over the past 17 days will receive a send-off of epic proportions Read More »

NEARLY 5.5 MILLION CANADIANS TUNE IN TO CBC’S COVERAGE OF THE TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES OPENING CERE

NEARLY 5.5 MILLION CANADIANS TUNE IN TO CBC’S COVERAGE OF THE TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES OPENING CERE

The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games opened with a bang on Friday night with a Cirque du Soleil-produced extravaganza, and almost 5.5 million Canadians tuned in to at least one minute of CBC's coverage of the show on CBC-TV Read More »

TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES OPENING CEREMONY FEATURING CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AIRS ON CBC-TV, THIS FRIDAY BE

TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES OPENING CEREMONY FEATURING CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AIRS ON CBC-TV, THIS FRIDAY BE

The Torch will be lit on the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games this Friday night on CBC with the Opening Ceremony, including an original production by Cirque du Soleil featuring their trademark acrobatics and revolutionary stagecraft Read More »

CBC/RADIO-CANADA’S COVERAGE OF THE TORONTO 2015 PARAPAN AM GAMES BEGINS FRIDAY, AUG. 7 WITH THE OPEN

CBC/RADIO-CANADA’S COVERAGE OF THE TORONTO 2015 PARAPAN AM GAMES BEGINS FRIDAY, AUG. 7 WITH THE OPEN

The world's third-largest international multi-sport games continues on CBC/Radio-Canada with daily coverage of the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games from August 7-15 Read More »

CBC/RADIO-CANADA ANNOUNCES BROADCAST PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE TORONTO 2015 PAN AM AND PARAPAN AM GAMES

CBC/RADIO-CANADA ANNOUNCES BROADCAST PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE TORONTO 2015 PAN AM AND PARAPAN AM GAMES

CBC/Radio-Canada today announced eight broadcast partners for the upcoming TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, including: CIBC, Chevrolet, Atoma, Loblaws, OLG, Esso, Maytag, and Hotels.com Read More »

CBC/RADIO-CANADA REVEALS ROBUST MULTIPLATFORM BROADCAST PLANS FOR THE TORONTO 2015 PAN AM AND PARAPA

CBC/RADIO-CANADA REVEALS ROBUST MULTIPLATFORM BROADCAST PLANS FOR THE TORONTO 2015 PAN AM AND PARAPA

CBC/Radio-Canada today announced its broadcast plans for this summer's Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games as part of a joint celebration with TO2015 in honour of the 100-day countdown to the start of the Parapan Am Games Read More »

Program Name

Road to the Olympic Games

Program Type

Television Show

Genre

CBC Sports

Schedule

Weekends on CBC-TV

Bios

Andi Petrillo

Host | Road To The Olympic Games
Host | Olympic Games Daytime

Scott Russell

Host | Road To The Olympic Games

Brenda Irving

Commentator | Road To The Olympic Games

Carol Lane

Analyst | Figure Skating
Analyst | Road to the Olympic Games

Catriona Le May Doan

Analyst | Speed Skating, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

David Pelletier

Analyst | Figure Skating, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Deanna Phelan

Analyst | Equestrian, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Deidre Dionne

Analyst | Freestyle Aerials, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Helen Upperton

Analyst | Bobsleigh & Skeleton, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Jennifer Heil

Analyst | Freestyle Moguls, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Joan McCusker

Analyst | Curling
Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Kelly VanderBeek

Contributor | Road To The Olympic Games

Kerrin Lee-Gartner

Analyst | Alpine
Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Kurt Browning

Analyst | Figure Skating
Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Kyle Shewfelt

Analyst | Gymnastics, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Mark Lee

Commentator | Curling, Commentator | Road To The Olympic Games

Mike Harris

Analyst | Curling
Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Perdita Felicien

Host | Off Guard

Pj Kwong

Contributor | Road To The Olympic Games

Rob Snoek

Commentator | Ski Jumping, Commentator | Road To The Olympic Games

Todd Brooker

Analyst | Alpine, Analyst | Road To The Olympic Games

Craig McMorris

Analyst | Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Analyst | Road to the Olympic Games

Anson Henry

Multiplatform Reporter | CBC Sports