Who is hosting CBC Olympics?

Andi Petrillo
Andi Petrillo serves as host of CBC Sports’ Road To The Olympic Games each weekend.

What happened to Brian Williams on CBC?

Retirement. Brian Williams announced his retirement from broadcasting on 2 December 2021 after a 50 year career.

How old is Scott Russell?

About 63 years (1958)
Scott Russell/Age

Are the CBC hosts in Tokyo?

World champion hurdler Perdita Felicien joined CBC Morning Live host Heather Hiscox to discuss their roles as two of the hosts for CBC’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic broadcast team.

Who is the Canadian commentator for the Olympics?

A Canadian Screen Award and Gemini Award-winning broadcaster and acclaimed author, Scott Russell brings vast experience, passion and knowledge to his role as one of the hosts of CBC Sports’ Road To The Olympic Games, alongside Andi Petrillo each weekend.

Where was Brian Williams born?

Ridgewood, NJ
Brian Williams/Place of birth

Did Brian Williams from CBC retire?

Canadian sportscaster Brian Williams retires following distinguished 50-year career. Veteran sports broadcaster Brian Williams has announced his retirement, ending a five-decade career that saw him rise to prominence as one of Canada’s leading authorities on the Olympic Games.

Where is Scott Russell reporting from?

Oshawa, Ontario
He also hosted CBC’s coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Russell is from Oshawa, Ontario, and earned a Master of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1985.

Is Scott Russell an Olympian?

This Scott Russell went to the Olympics in Beijing in 2008 and made the final, winding up 10th. But as an 11-time Canadian champion, he’d been the only man to shine while wearing the maple leaf internationally.

How many times has CTV broadcast the Winter Olympics?

CTV has previously broadcast the Summer Games in 1976 (along with CBC) and 1992, and the Winter Games in 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984 (along with CBC), 1988 and 1994 . The 1980 ” Miracle on Ice ” game was aired live on CTV in Canada, but not ABC in the United States.

Who are the news anchors for the Olympic Games?

Two CTV National News summaries, anchored by Lloyd Robertson at CTV’s main Vancouver studios, were aired nightly during Olympic Prime Time; the regular CTV National News broadcast aired solely on CTV News Channel for the duration of the games.

Is the Globe and Mail owned by CTV?

The Globe and Mail, a national newspaper which was owned by CTVglobemedia at the time of the Vancouver games (and is currently 15% owned by Bell Media’s parent company), was listed as part of the consortium and supplied content for its websites, however its sponsorship/coverage of the games is independent of the broadcast rights.

What happened to CBC Sports at the Olympics?

On August 1, 2012, CBC Sports announced that it had made a deal to broadcast the 2014 and 2016 Summer and Winter Olympics, replacing the Bell/Rogers group. However, in February 2013, CBC announced that both Sportsnet and TSN would sub-license broadcast rights to the 2014 Winter Olympics.