Canadian Paralympic Committee, May 16, 2021
Ottawa – With 100 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) alongside its sport, media, and corporate partners, including primary broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada, are celebrating the countdown to the first day of the Games as well as the widespread broadcast and digital coverage that will allow Canadians from across the country to follow all the action from Tokyo.
“The 100-day countdown is on and we look forward to soon announcing our sport teams set to compete in Tokyo and celebrating each and every athlete,” said Stephanie Dixon, chef de mission of the Tokyo 2020 Canadian Paralympic Team. “These Games will be powerful and momentous for our athletes who have all worked so hard in these challenging times to make it to this point, and their resiliency, courage, and determination will shine through in their performances.”
The Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium will be the official broadcaster for Tokyo 2020 for the fourth straight Paralympic Games. Led by the CPC, consortium partners include CBC/Radio-Canada, AMI, Sportsnet, Facebook, Twitter, and MXZN.
CBC/Radio-Canada, the home of the Paralympic Games in Canada, will be airing more than 120 original hours on TV. This will mark the most TV hours for a Paralympic Games in Canadian history.
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