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Just in time for the FIFA World Cup, which began today, live sports are now available in Apple's TV app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV in Canada.

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At launch, Sportsnet, TSN, RDS, CBC, and DAZN will bring sports content from a large selection of major sports leagues to the TV app on iPhones and iPads with iOS 11.2 and later, the fourth-generation Apple TV, and Apple TV 4K.

Here is a list of the Canadian providers and services available in the TV app's new Sports tab, which debuted in the United States last November:Sportsnet -- MLB, NHL, NBA, Premier League, WWE, Tour de France, and more
TSN GO -- FIFA World Cup, CFL, PGA TOUR, and more
RDS GO -- TSN content in French in Québec
DAZN -- NFL, MLS, MLB Network, European soccer, tennis, and more
CBC -- Calgary Stampede in July, rugby, and moreWhile it is already possible to simply open the apps listed above and stream sports content, the TV app provides a nice overview of live and scheduled content from each provider in one dedicated place.

If the Toronto Blue Jays are planning on Sportsnet, for example, simply open the TV app, tap on the play button, and the Sportsnet app will open and begin streaming the game. For an upcoming game, tap on the "Up Next" button to receive push notifications when it begins or when the score is close.

iPhone and iPad users can also ask Siri for real-time sports updates, including FIFA World Cup information, or ask to tune into a specific game.

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Of course, users must have each provider's app to stream, and some require a subscription or cable authentication. To stream games via the Sportsnet app, for example, users must have a $24.99 per month Sportsnet NOW subscription or authenticate with a cable provider like Bell, Rogers, Shaw, or Cogeco.

Live news in the TV app has also expanded to Canada. CBC News is available for free, or $4.99 per month without ads, while CTV News Go is offered through authentication with a cable provider like Bell or Rogers. Other networks available include CNN, BNN Bloomberg, and online news network Cheddar.

Article Link: Apple's TV App Gains Live Sports and News in Canada as FIFA World Cup Begins
 

brauntj

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How about a sport people (at least in US and Canada) actually care about, like hockey?
[doublepost=1529064560][/doublepost]How about a sport people (at least in US and Canada) actually care about, like hockey?
 

lunarworks

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How about a sport people (at least in US and Canada) actually care about, like hockey?
[doublepost=1529064560][/doublepost]How about a sport people (at least in US and Canada) actually care about, like hockey?
The Stanley Cup was last week. It's mid-June now. Wait a few months, you'll be good.
 

brauntj

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The Stanley Cup was last week. It's mid-June now. Wait a few months, you'll be good.

But the NHL hasn't been on there all year, even with the NHL app in the tvOS store and them making NHL teams available to select for my favorite teams.

Unless I missed something?
 
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