As has been previously mentioned, TSN’s flagship program SportsCentre will broadcast live from London during the 2012 Olympics. Jay Onrait will host the evening edition of SportsCentre from Trafalgar Square. Dan O’Toole will join him from Toronto. SportsCentre join’s CTV’s National News and Sportsnet’s Connected broadcasting in London during the Olympics.
Here is TSN’s press release.
The world’s biggest spectacle hits London this week and SPORTSCENTRE, Canada’s most-watched sportscast, will be live in the heart of London at Trafalgar Square giving Canadians extensive coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Special editions of SPORTSCENTRE air live from London beginning today on TSN and run through to the end of the Games.
Hosted by popular TSN anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, the special editions of SPORTSCENTRE air at 6 p.m. ET Monday to Thursday and expand to two hours daily beginning at 5 p.m. ET starting on Monday, July 30.
Onrait hosts live from TSN’s prime broadcast location in Trafalgar Square located next to Canada House with a stunning backdrop that includes London’s iconic “Big Ben” and the House of Parliament. O’Toole joins Onrait from the SPORTSCENTRE studio covering all of the news developing in the world of sports. Reporter Brent Wallace is also on location in London filing daily London 2012 Olympic Games reports.
Onrait and O’Toole have gathered international acclaim for their work on SPORTSCENTRE and were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal.
SPORTSCENTRE is part of TSN’s comprehensive coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games. As part of Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, TSN will deliver 252.5 hours of London 2012 coverage, making it the eighth time in network history that TSN is televising the Olympic Games.