Best curling live streams
Curling is back! The World Mixed Doubles Championships is underway in South Korea right now and it's down to the medals matches. Selected games will be streamed live and free on SRF (Switzerland), SRT (Sweden) and BBC Scotland (UK). It's TSN Direct in Canada, and The Curling Channel elsewhere. Full curling TV and streaming info below – including how to watch a live stream from anywhere.
|Dates: April 22 – April 29|
|TV channel: TSN (CA) | SVT (SWE) | SRF (CH) | BBC Scotland (UK)|
|FREE streams: SRF (CH) | SVT (SWE) | SRF (CH) | BBC Scotland (UK)|
|Paid streams: TSN Direct $20/month (CA) | The Curling Chanel (Global)|
|Use ExpressVPN to watch any stream|
World Mixed Doubles Championship 2023 guide
The 2023 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship runs from April 22-29. Twenty countries haver battled biters, blank ends and hammer stones in hopes of coming out top in the prestigious final match. The event takes place at Gangneung Curling Centre, South Korea, home of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Scotland, the two-time defending mixed doubles champions, are out. It's USA and Japan going for the gold in Saturday's final with Canada and Norway contesting the bronze medal match.
The World Mixed Doubles final takes place on Sunday, April 29. Ready? Here's how to watch a free 2023 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship live stream from anywhere on the planet.
FREE live streams (selected games)
Remember: use a good VPN to unblock free stream when abroad
The 20 teams competing are:
- Group A: Australia, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Italy, Republic of Korea, Netherlands and Scotland
- Group B: Austria, England, Spain, Germany, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye and United States.
Watch the 2023 World Mixed Doubles Championships in Canada
In Canada, you can watch curling live from the 2023 World Mixed Doubles on TSN, TSN Direct and the TSN+ app.
Streaming access to TSN Direct costs from $20 a month and includes a ton of top-flight sports, from Grand Slam tennis to NBA basketball and Formula 1.
Watch TSN Direct from anywhere with a VPN
Travelling outside of Canada? No problem, you can unblock the Canadian live streams with ExpressVPN, aka TechRadar's No.1-rated VPN.
Note: curling is often streamed free on CBC Gem but that doesn't appear to be the case when it comes to the 2023 World Mixed Doubles Championships.
How to watch curling live streams from outside your country
If you're abroad right now and struggling to tap into your usual coverage of curling, you'll want a VPN. This'll help you circumvent the geo-blocking that will try to stop you watching a Mixed Doubles Championship live stream in particular parts of the world.
They're a useful means of getting around this issue, are cheap, and will allow you to watch everything from curling to tennis to soccer, not to mention hit TV shows, when outside your home country. Here's how it's done.
Use a VPN to watch a curling live stream from anywhere
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Curling live stream: how to watch online in the UK
BBC Scotland is providing free coverage of selected games, which means you'll be able to watch Scotland's Jen Dodds and Bruce Mouat in action. Head over to BBC Scotland on the BBC iPlayer app.
Remember: you'll need to use a VPN to unblock BBC Scotland when travelling outside of the UK.
Want to see every match live? The Recast platform, which hosts The Curling Channel, is perfect for hardcore curling fans. There are no subscription fees – simply pick a game and pay a small amount to watch live (or watch a replay).
Eurosport on Discovery+ is usually a good bet for curling, but the platform doesn't appear to be showing the 2023 Mixed Doubles Curling Championships.
Curling live stream: watch Mixed Doubles World Championships in the USA
Want to see every match live? The Recast platform, which hosts The Curling Channel, is perfect for hardcore curling fans in the USA.
There are no subscription fees – simply pick a game and pay a few bucks to watch live (or watch a replay).
Remember: you'll need to use a VPN to unblock your Recast account when travelling outside of the United States.
NBC's Peacock typically offers major curling events but it doesn't seem to have jumped on the 2023 Mixed Doubles World Championships as yet.
Curling live stream: watch the Mixed Doubles World Championships in Australia
Aussie sports fans can watch all the action live on The Curling Channel, which is available via the Recast streaming platform.
Recast doesn't charge a fixed subscription fee – instead, users must purchase credits which be used to view selected events. In this case, live matches from the 2023 the Mixed Doubles World Championships.
Remember: you'll need to use a VPN to unblock your Recast account when travelling outside of Australia.
Fox typically offers live coverage of big curling events in Oz, but it doesn't seem to have jumped on the 2023 Mixed Doubles World Championships yet.
Watch the Curling: live stream World Mixed Doubles Championship in Japan
Curling fanatics in Japan can watch selected games – including the semi-finals and final – live on NHK.
Again, the best place to watch all the Mixed Doubles World Championships action is The Curling Channel.
Japanese viewers travelling abroad can use the VPN route outlined earlier to access NHK just like they would in Tokyo or Kyoto.
Can I watch free highlights?
Yes. Head over to the World Curling TV YouTube Channel to watch free highlights of the 2023 Mixed Doubles World Championships.
2023 Mixed Doubles World Championships schedule
Wednesday – 26 April 2023
Round Robin Session 13 - 10:00
Sheet A - Netherlands v Czechia
Sheet B - Denmark v Canada
Sheet C - Scotland v Hungary
Sheet D - Estonia v Australia
Sheet E - Republic of Korea v Italy
Round Robin Session 14 - 14:00
Sheet A - Spain v Austria
Sheet B - Sweden v Switzerland
Sheet C - England v Germany
Sheet D - United States v Norway
Sheet E - Japan v Türkiye
Round Robin Session 15 - 18:00
Sheet A - Hungary v Canada
Sheet B - Italy v Estonia
Sheet C - Czechia v Denmark
Sheet D - Republic of Korea v Netherlands
Sheet E - Scotland v Australia
Thursday – 27 April, 2023
Round Robin Session 16 - 10:00
Sheet A - Germany v Switzerland
Sheet B - Türkiye v United States
Sheet C - Austria v Sweden
Sheet D - Japan v Spain
Sheet E - England v Norway
Round Robin Session 17 - 14:00
Sheet A - Italy v Denmark
Sheet B - Czechia v Scotland
Sheet C - Netherlands v Estonia
Sheet D - Australia v Hungary
Sheet E - Canada v Korea
Round Robin Session 18 - 18:00
Sheet A - Türkiye v Sweden
Sheet B - Austria v England
Sheet C - Spain v United States
Sheet D - Norway v Germany
Sheet E - Switzerland v Japan
Friday – 28 April, 2023
Qualification games - 10:00
Semi-finals - 18:00
Saturday – 29 April, 2023
Bronze medal game - 10:00
Gold medal game - 14:00