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  • Paralympic Games Broadcast Coverage

    Online Streaming

    For the first time in history, Canadians can watch live multiple online streams of Paralympic Summer Games throughout the 12 days of competition. The four digital streams will offer a total of 580 hours of live coverage. Three feeds will offer daily uninterrupted coverage of swimming, wheelchair basketball, and athletics, while the fourth channel will cover a range of sports and a will show a "best of" coverage from the day. All digital channels can be accessed from www.paralympic.ca, www.ctvparalympics.ca and www.rdsolympiques.ca.

    A schedule for these digital channels will be announced next week.

    In addition to the live streaming, Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium's digital coverage also includes a comprehensive video on demand and Paralympic news library available online and via mobile platforms.

    Television

    Daily highlights will be broadcast from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. EST showcasing the day's performances, medal winners, athlete interviews and event features. Complete coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies will also be available on several networks including TSN2, Sportsnet One, RDS, and RDS2. Click [here] for a complete television broadcast schedule.

    Additionally, two of the features from the Consortium's "Difference Makers" series will feature Paralympians. Hosted by Rick Hansen (English) and Chantal Petitclerc (French), the series asks elite athletes to reveal inspiring stories of those who made a difference in their lives.