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    CBC lands 5-year deal to broadcast skating

    http://www.cbc.ca/sports/figureskati...-cbc-deal.html

    "This deal solidifies CBC's long-term commitment to acquiring marquee, signature sports events that entertain and engage Canadians," said Jeffrey Orridge, the executive director of CBC sports properties, in a statement. "Viewers have come to expect nothing but the best from our skating coverage, and this ensures fans will see Canadian champions competing on the world stage in the most important international figure skating and speedskating competitions."

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkateFigurin[B


    Thanks Skatefiguring[B]

    Does this mean we will have a double transmission going on for some events, both on CBC and TSN??

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    Quote Originally Posted by herios View Post


    Thanks Skatefiguring[B]

    Does this mean we will have a double transmission going on for some events, both on CBC and TSN??
    Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I think it's only going to be Skate Canada and Canadian Nats on TSN/CTV.

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    Great news! I want to move to Canada. They treat skating with respect over there.

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    Blue, you are correct. It will be interesting to have events from two different broadcasters. I am glad CBC kept most coverage, since they do wonderful extensive coverage of all of their events online and on Bold.

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    This is awesome news!!! I love the CBC's coverage of figure skating. Goodness knows we have enough hockey coverage to last a life time....

    Go CBC Go!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olympia View Post
    Great news! I want to move to Canada. They treat skating with respect over there.
    That's because it's CHANada

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