(Toronto) The Toronto Wolfpack have confirmed that CBC Sports will be broadcasting all of the team’s league matches for the 2017 season. All matches will be available live and on demand at cbcsports.ca as well as on the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices within Canada.
Toronto Wolfpack CEO Eric Perez had this to say on the announcement: “We are excited to have Canada’s national public broadcaster aboard for our inaugural season. The future of television includes online content and CBC Sports has embraced this by providing an excellent platform for Canadians coast to coast to enjoy programming. We are proud to partner with CBC Sports, where fans can expect some spine tingling action in 2017.”
“We are pleased to provide coverage of the Toronto Wolfpack’s 2017 season to Canadians through our digital platforms,” said Greg Stremlaw, executive director, CBC Sports, and general manager, Olympics. “This is a thrilling sport and we are looking forward to sharing the game with new and existing audiences across the country.”
The first League 1 match to be broadcast via the CBC Sports app and cbcsports.ca, on Sunday March 26, 2017 at 3:00PM BST and 10:00AM EDT when Toronto plays the Keighley Cougars in Keighley, UK.
About CBC Sports
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s Olympic Network and is committed to showcasing high-performance athletes and sports across all platforms, including Canadian athletes and their international competitors. CBC Sports prides itself on ensuring Canadians always know the athletes who represent them before they see them atop the podium.