Team Canada takes on World at Women's Curling Championship Staff

3/15/2013 3:05:51 PM

Team Canada heads overseas to Riga, Latvia to battle for the world title at the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship. TSN's exclusive live coverage begins Saturday at 1 p.m. ET with Canada's opening draw against Scotland. Coverage runs March 16-24 on TSN and features every Team Canada draw plus the playoffs and Final. 

All draws can also be seen live on TSN Mobile TV and on-demand at following the live television broadcast.

Team Canada is represented by 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts winner Team Ontario led by skip Rachel Homan, who beat four-time Scotties champion Jennifer Jones and Team Manitoba in last month's tournament final. Rounding out Team Canada is third Emma Miskew, second Alison Kreviazuk, and lead Lisa Weagle. Along with Canada and Scotland, the 12-team field includes China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, and USA.

Covering the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship in Riga 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.

Fans can also visit the TSN Digital platforms for all the latest scores, news, video on-demand, highlights, and tweets from the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship.

Following the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship, TSN's curling coverage continues with the 2013 Ford World Men's Curling Championship from March 30 to April 7 from the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, BC.

The 2013 World Women'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.