All it took was a minor Twitter storm, but starting Tuesday, December 1 at 9:30 am ET, the Canada Cup of Curling will be broadcast in the U.S.A. on ESPN3. You can watch online or by using the WatchESPN app.
Now that we’re able to watch one of the best curling events on the calendar, every American curling fan must promote, promote, and promote some more the Canada Cup. The more eyeballs we have watching curling, the more curling will be available to American audiences.
So tell your friends, your co-workers, your neighbors, your family – anyone and everyone – to watch the Home Hardware Canada Cup!
*It’s playoff time at the Tim Horton’s Brier. ESPN3 will broadcast the action this weekend. Click on the dates below for that day’s broadcast schedule:
*It’s also playoff time at the VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships. You can watch those games on World Curling TV’s Youtube channel by clicking the links below. Here’s the schedule:
*There are just two more episodes of NBC Sports Network’s Curling Night in America! The penultimate installment airs on Friday, February 26 at 10:00 pm ET. The entire schedule can be found by clicking here.
*Also, the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts concludes this weekend. The Canadian Women’s Championship is airing on ESPN3 and TSN. Click on the dates below for that day’s ESPN3 broadcast schedule:
ESPN3 will broadcast the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts from Grande Prairie, Alberta. The Canadian Women’s Championship will take place Saturday, February 20 through Sunday, February 28. Click on the dates below for that day’s broadcast schedule:
The third installment of NBC Sports Network’s Curling Night in America will take place this Friday, January 29th from 10:00 pm to midnight ET. Women’s action will be highlighted with the USA taking on China. The entire Curling Night in America schedule can be found on USA Curling’s site by clicking here.
Also, ESPN3 will broadcast action from the Canadian Junior Championships this weekend. You can watch online or by using the WatchESPN app. Here is the schedule (all times Eastern):
Saturday, January 30
Sunday, January 31
The Continental Cup, Curling Night in America, and the Dutch Masters are all on tap this weekend.
ESPN3 will broadcast the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling from Las Vegas this weekend. The schedule is here:
Also, NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will broadcast the second installment of Curling Night in America. That takes place Friday, January 15 from 10:00 pm to midnight ET. The U.S. takes on Japan in mixed doubles action. The entire schedule for Curling Night in America can be found at USA Curling’s website by clicking here.
And finally, the Curling Champions Tour (CCT) will broadcast mixed doubles action from the Dutch Masters, taking place at Curlingbaan Zoetermeer in the Netherlands. You can watch that on CCT’s Youtube channel by clicking here. Here’s the schedule (all times Central):
Friday, January 15
12:55 PM: Group D | McCleary-McCleary (SCO) vs Apothéloz-Apothéloz (SUI)
2:59 PM: Group A | Palancsa-Kiss (HUN) vs Neeleman-Neeleman (NED)
Saturday, January 16
2:59 AM: Group C | van Dorp-van Dorp (NED) vs Westhagen-Panoussi (AUS)
7:59 AM: Group B | Menard-Baker (CAN) vs Moiseeva-Dron (RUS)
12:55 PM: Group E | Mölder-Lill (EST) vs Szekeres-Nagy (HUN)
Sunday, January 17
2:59 AM: Quarter-Final
5:59 AM: Semi-Final
7:59 AM: Championship Final
The ZEN-NOH World Women’s Curling Championship begins Saturday, March 14th and goes through Sunday, March 22nd. It takes place in Sapporo, Japan this year.
Team Aileen Sormunen will represent the USA. You can read more about how they clinched their spot in the world championship here.
Team Jennifer Jones will represent Canada. They earned their spot by defeating Team Val Sweeting 6-5 in the gold medal game of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts back on February 22nd.
TSN has a good preview of the event here, which contains information about all 12 of the teams. The draw schedule can be found on TSN’s site here.
The championship itself has a website which can be accessed here.
ESPN3 will provide coverage of Team Canada’s games for American audiences. Of particular interest will be the USA – Canada game, which takes place at 1:00 AM EDT on Tuesday, March 17th.