Sault Ste. Marie’s Brad Jacobs has home ice advantage as he leads Team Canada against the world’s top men’s curling teams at the 2013 FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP, live on TSN from Victoria, B.C. TSN’s exclusive live coverage begins this Saturday, March 30 at 5 p.m. ET with Canada’s opening draw against China. In total, TSN will broadcast every Team Canada draw plus the playoffs and Final (see complete broadcast schedule below). All draws can also be seen live on TSN Mobile TV and on-demand at TSN.ca. French-language coverage of the tournament is available on RDS2.
Team Canada is represented by Jacobs’ Northern Ontario rink, including third Ryan Fry, second E.J. Harnden, and lead Ryan Harnden. At just 27-years-old, Jacobs is the youngest skip to captain Team Canada at the world men’s curling championship in more than two decades. His team is looking to land Canada’s fourth consecutive world title when competition begins this weekend.
Covering the 2013 FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP in Victoria is TSN’s esteemed broadcast team of Vic Rauter, Olympic gold medallist Linda Moore, and two-time Brier champion and Olympic gold medallist, Russ Howard.
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The 2013 FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP is part of TSN’s robust schedule of the biggest and best curling events each year, including exclusive live coverage of all of the marquee tournaments from the Season of Champions calendar.
TSN’s broadcast schedule for the 2013 FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP is as follows:
Saturday, March 30
• Canada vs. China @ 5 p.m. ET on TSN
Sunday, March 31
• Canada vs. Finland @ 12 p.m. ET on TSN
• Canada vs. Scotland @ 10 p.m. ET on TSN
Monday, April 1
• Canada vs. Switzerland @ 5 p.m. ET on TSN
• Canada vs. U.S.A. @ 10 p.m. ET on TSN
Tuesday, April 2
• Canada vs. Czech Republic @ 12 p.m. ET on TSN
• Canada vs. Norway @ 10 p.m. ET on TSN
Wednesday, April 3
• Canada vs. Japan @ 11:30 a.m. ET on TSN2
• Canada vs. Russia @ 4:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
Thursday, April 4
• Canada vs. Denmark @ 5 p.m. ET on TSN
• Canada vs. Sweden @ 10 p.m. ET on TSN
Friday, April 5
• Page Playoff @ 10 p.m. ET on TSN
Saturday, April 6
• Page Playoff @ 2 p.m. ET on TSN
• Semifinal @ 7 p.m. ET on TSN
Sunday, April 7
• Bronze Medal Game @ 2 p.m. ET on TSN
• Final @ 7 p.m. ET on TSN