CFRW Flipping to All-Sports Format

By Sarah Klein

1290 CFRW will cease its oldies music format and become an all-sports radio station, has learned.

Sports Radio 1290 will debut soon, according to program director Chris Brooke, who confirmed the switch Friday afternoon.

No firm date has been set for when the new station will launch.

CFRW first went to air in 1963 and is most well-known for its popular morning show featuring Don Percy.

The station is the host AM broadcaster for the Winnipeg Goldeyes.