logo-redx100h
isn-beauty-of-the-week-169x100

facebook twitter googleplusinstagramtumblrrss


CBCFebruary 5, 2014 (ISN) - Thursday, February 6 beginning at 6 a.m. ET marks the first day of competition for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and CBC has a full schedule of must-see events featuring Canadian medal hopefuls and the debut of two new sports: Slopestyle and Team Figure Skating.

Programming Highlights for Thursday, Feb. 6 Include (All Times are ET)

Visit cbc.ca/olympics for full TV Schedule:

OLYMPIC MORNING:

SNOWBOARD: MEN’S AND LADIES’ SLOPESTYLE QUALIFICATION (6-9 a.m. ET)

• In Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle, Regina’s Mark McMorris, the two-time reigning X Games Champion, will be the Canadian to watch. He will be joined by teammates Sebastien Toutant, Maxence Parrot and Charles Reid.

• In the Ladies’ Slopestyle, Canada has a medal contender in Spencer O'Brien, who won gold at the FIS World Championship in 2013. She will be joined by Jenna Blasman, from Kitchener, ON.

  • Watch Men’s Slopestyle Qualifications Live at 1 a.m. ET on cbc.ca/olympics
  • Watch Ladies’ Slopestyle Qualifications Live at 5 a.m. ET on cbc.ca/olympics
  • Watch Men’s and Ladies Slopestyle Qualifications on CBC-TV from 6 a.m. ET – 9 a.m. ET

FREESTYLE SKIING: LADIES’ MOGULS QUALIFICATION (9-9:45 a.m. ET)

• Canada will have their first glance at all three Dufour-Lapointe Sisters, Chloe, Justine and Maxime as they vie for a spot in the finals. Another Canadian, Audrey Robichaud, who is coming back from an injury this year, will also be competing. The U.S. team has strong competitors to watch for in this event, in Heather McPhie, Hannah Kearney and Eliza Outtrim.

  • Watch Ladies’ Mogul Qualifications Live at 9 a.m. ET on CBC-TV or on cbc.ca/olympics

OLYMPIC DAYTIME:

FIGURE SKATING: MEN’S SHORT AND PAIRS TEAM SHORT PROGRAMS (10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET)

• Today, the Figure Skating team event makes its Olympic Debut. Canada, USA, Russia and Japan are all eyeing the podium. Today’s competition features the Short Programs of the Men’s & Pairs.

MAKING YOUR MARK:  The Snowboard Life of Mark McMorris (2– 3 p.m. ET)

A documentary chronicling the journey of Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris from his early days in Regina, Saskatchewan to internationally recognized athlete as well as his present-day journey to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games as a gold medal hopeful.

OLYMPIC PRIMETIME:

OLYMPIC PRIMETIME hosted by Ron MacLean, CBC-TV and cbc.ca/olympics will be bringing Canadians context from the first day of Olympic Competition from Sochi starting at 7 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Toronto-born Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter Fefe Dobson (@fefedobson) premieres her track, Celebrate during the show. The full broadcast schedule can be found here.

CBC.CA/OLYMPICS – Canada’s Olympic Network Website
During the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, cbc.ca/olympics will offer Canadians a number of commentated, multilateral feeds — a Canadian first. A continuously updated version of the daily schedule across all networks is available at cbc.ca/olympics. The website will also feature the latest news, sports and videos from Sochi 2014. This will be the first Olympic Winter Games in which Canadians will be able to livestream all events directly to their smartphones or tablets.

CBC/Radio-Canada is the place to be as we count down to Sochi 2014. With coverage across all platforms — including TV, radio, online and mobile — Canadians can connect with the biggest stories and the latest content whenever and wherever they want. In addition to world-class storytelling and the best performance coverage available through CBC/Radio-Canada, Canadians can engage with the broadcasts throughout the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games online in English at cbc.ca/olympics as well as on Twitter @cbcolympics (#cbcolympics) and at facebook.com/cbcolympics and in French at olympiques.radio-canada.ca/ and on Twitter at @RC_Sports (#RColympiques) and on Facebook at facebook.com/radiocanada.sports.

Latest Stories

womrug2

Vikes to play amongst Canada’s elite at National University…

Mar 04, 2015

Ardy Ramezani, Vikes Communications

(ISN) - VICTORIA - Playing against a mixture of the country's top rugby teams, the University of Victoria Vikes women's rugby program will have two teams competing at the National University Seven's Championship in…

Canada’s young curlers throwing rocks in Estonia

Mar 04, 2015

Canada’s newly crowned junior curling champions took to the ice last Saturday at the Tondiraba Ice Hall in Tallinn, Estonia for the 2015 World Junior Curling Championships.

Kelsey Rocque, skip of the women’s team, is looking to defend her world junior title…

These 11 sort-of-sports get more popular every day

Mar 04, 2015

What about the cutting edge (fringe?) of human sporting achievement? The games, or…activities we do because they’re fun, challenging, and maybe because there isn’t much else to do?

Here are 11 rapidly growing sort-of-sports you might want to try:

Underwater…

Getting to know… Finland

Mar 04, 2015

Feature photo by Peter Porai-Koshits via Wikimedia Commons

The IBU World Championships are off and running (well, skiing, actually) in Kontiolahti, Finland.

Biathlon Canada posted a tweet with this video that takes viewers through the 2.5 kilometre loop. It’s…

Volleyball Canada Online Fundraising Auction

Mar 03, 2015

Volleyball Canada is proud to announce it will be holding its 21st Annual Fundraising Auction, March 9 to 13. The annual event, one of Volleyball Canada’s most successful fundraisers to date, will once again be held online at www.volleyballauction.ca and at…

1DX 5572

Grizzlies Crowned by Kings in Game One

Mar 03, 2015

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

March 3, 2015, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Well so much for home ice advantage. The Powell River Kings scored four second period goals to propel themselves to a 7-2 win over the Victoria Grizzlies in Game 1 of their…

sanjos

Sharks ride fast start to victory against Canucks

Mar 03, 2015
Kevin Woodley

Derek Cain Photographywww.derekcainphotography.com

(ISN) - VANCOUVER - The San Jose Sharks took advantage of a rough first start by Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom.

Olympic quest takes women’s field hockey team to Ireland

Mar 03, 2015

Inside the vast, green expanse of the University of British Columbia campus, there are stick-wielding Canadians looking to do some damage.

If you’re on their side, there’s no reason to be alarmed. They’re out to upset internationals, which – although sounds…

tyrell

Goulbourne Signs Entry Level Deal with Philadelphia Flyers

Mar 03, 2015

(ISN) - The Philadelphia Flyers have announced the signing of Kelowna Rockets forward Tyrell Goulbourne to a three-year entry-level contract, according to Flyers GM Ron Hextall.

wombbvks1

Sinclair returns Vikes to Canada West Final Four

Mar 03, 2015

By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications

(ISN) - VICTORIA, B.C. – The University of Victoria Vikes women's basketball team will be making their 32ndoverall appearance at the Canada West Final Four, while this is their first appearance since 2007. Dani Sinclair (née…

basecan1

Baseball Canada Announces Junior National Team Alumni Week Roster

Mar 03, 2015

(ISN) - OTTAWA- Baseball Canada announced today the names of 30 players that will take part in the Junior National Team's Spring Training/ Alumni Week camp in St. Petersburg, Florida from March 12-22.

World Headlines

sanjos

Sharks ride fast start to victory against…

in British Columbia
Kevin Woodley Derek Cain Photographywww.derekcainphotography.com (ISN) - VANCOUVER - The…
basecan1

Baseball Canada Announces Junior National…

in Ontario
(ISN) - OTTAWA- Baseball Canada announced today the names of 30 players that will take…
air race

Red Bull Air Race World Championship New…

in Austria
(ISN) - SALZBURG, Austria – The third race of this year's air racing World Championship…
badminton

All England Open Badminton Championships…

in England
(ISN) - Mumbai, : India's leading Women's and Men's players, Saina Nehwal and K.…
USA Rugby

Roster announced for Women's Eagles Sevens'…

in California
(ISN) - CHULA VISTA, Calif. – The Women's Eagles Sevens' roster for Atlanta 7s – the…

Just For Fun

10511127 478197125617137 4111960202427689700 n
Jul 23, 2014

The Answers to some Frequently Asked Questions About Glasgow

in Funny Sport Pictures

July 23,2014(ISN) - Commonwealth Questions

Video of boxing cat
Aug 19, 2014

Boxing Cat

in Funny Sport Videos

Gizmo the cat REALLY likes boxing!

Pole Vaulting FAIL
May 05, 2014

Pole Vaulting Variation

in Funny Sport Pictures
Pole Vaulting: You're doing it wrong.

golf ball lands in pocket
Sep 16, 2014

Hole in Pocket

in Funny Sport Videos

When Rory McIlroy’s 14th hole tee shot went left into the trees and somehow landed in the pocket of a…

BnphqioIMAAYc3I
May 14, 2014

Hahahaha Pretty Funny !

in Just For Fun

JFBCFan - ISN Vancouver Island

ISN Beauty of the Week

Howie's Car Corral Used Cars

Double N Hardwood Floors