Fox Sports World Canada

name = Fox Sports World Canada
logofile = Fox Sports World Canada logo.svg
logoalt = Fox Sports World Canada logo
logosize = 150px
launch = September 7, 2001
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owner = Canwest Media Inc. (Canwest)
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country = Canada
broadcast area = National
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web = [ Fox Sports World Canada]
sat serv 1 = Bell TV
sat chan 1 = Channel 412
sat serv 2 = Star Choice
sat chan 2 = Channel 461
cable serv 1 = Available on many Canadian cable systems
cable chan 1 = Check local listings, channels may vary

Fox Sports World Canada is a Canadian English language category 2 digital cable specialty channel owned by Canwest Media Inc.; a division of Canwest. FSWC's programming primarily features association football (soccer) with select programming on other world sports such as rugby.

Although its Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) licence calls for Fox Sports World Canada to carry soccer, cricket and rugby as their core sports, both cricket and rugby matches have all but disappeared from the station, with the exception of the half hour Total Rugby highlight show.


Fox Sports World Canada has coverage of the following leagues:

* Primera División from Argentina
* Italian Serie A
* Primera División de México (Mexican First Division)
* USL First Division- Tier 2 Professional Soccer featuring teams from the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico

Other programs

*"Direct Kicks" - Soccer at the grass roots level, shot on location all around the world, with a focus on various tournaments, clinics and teams
*"Direct Kicks for Chicks" - Women's soccer development program with a focus on tournaments, clinics, camps and various teams. It is the only TV series of its kind in the world
*"Football Asia" - Soccer highlights from around Asia.
*"Gambare!" - Highlights from Japan's J-League
*"Fox Soccer Report" - Flagship news show that features highlights from all the major leagues in Europe, South America, MLS, International competitions and more. Jeremy St. Louis anchors on weekdays & Carlos Machado, Mitch Peacock and Derek Taylor on weekends. Also features in-depth analysis from Bobby McMahon; airs nightly at 10pm EST. Also appears on Fox Soccer Channel in the US.
*"Gillette World Sport" - Weekly magazine show that features news and highlights from various different sports including soccer, football, cricket, baseball, rugby union, tennis, basketball, hockey and others.
*"Milan Weekly" - a weekly newsmagazine featuring Italian football club AC Milan. Dubbed and subtitled in English.
*"Out of Bounds"
*"Sky Sports News" - a 24-hour sports news channel in the United Kingdom. In terms of focus, the channel predominantly centres on football almost constantly. A delayed feed from 11pm GMT is rerun twice-daily for one hour from Monday to Thursday and for a half-hour on Friday at 7pm and midnight EST.
*"Sports Unlimited"
*"International Fight League" - Mixed Martial arts action which is new to Fox.
*"IFL Battleground" - IFL's flagship program, which airs on MyNetworkTV in the United States

ee also

* Fox Soccer Channel

External links

* [ Fox Sports World Canada]

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