Stone to host Fox's prime-time World Cup coverage

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Posted: Feb 25, 2015 5:10 PM

Rob Stone will be the prime-time studio host for Fox Sports' coverage of the Women's World Cup in Canada.

Stone will anchor coverage of the six-city, monthlong tournament from the Fox studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, the network announced Wednesday.

Stone has hosted Fox Sports' coverage of the Premier League and other soccer leagues in Europe, as well as college football and basketball programming.

Fox Sports plans unprecedented coverage of the Women's World Cup, which opens June 6 and ends in Vancouver with the final match July 5. Sixteen matches will air live on the Fox network, with the rest on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2.