Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

About the Show

As Canada's Paralympic Network, CBC's digital platforms will provide daily live coverage throughout the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with up to 11 simultaneous streaming feeds for viewers to choose from at cbcsports.ca/paralympics and via the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices. Television coverage will be available daily via CBC, Sportsnet ONE and AMI-tv. In all, CBC/Radio-Canada and its partners will provide more than 700 hours of coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games - more than has ever been made available before in Canada for a Paralympic Games.​

Coverage on CBC will include three separate TV programming blocks hosted by Scott Russell, including Paralympic Games Afternoon, Paralympic Games Primetime and the Paralympic Games Daily Wrap-Up. The Daily Wrap-Up block will air every night from September 8 to 17, while the Afternoon and Primetime blocks will air every weekend throughout Rio 2016. Russell will host CBC's coverage throughout the Games and will be joined from Rio by reporter and three-time Paralympian Stephanie Dixon and veteran broadcaster and Paralympian Rob Snoek. In addition, two-time Paralympic medallist Greg Westlake will join Russell as co-host for CBC's coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.​

CBC Radio One will provide an hourly Paralympic Games Report at 25 minutes past each hour within every local weekday afternoon show across the country as well as in The World at Six from September 8-18. Paralympic Games Report will also air on Saturdays and Sundays within The World This Weekend. CBC Sports' Signa Butler will host Paralympic Games Report with Scott Regehr providing additional content from Rio de Janeiro.​

In addition to daily coverage at cbcsports.ca/paralympics the CBC Sports app, CBC-TV and CBC Radio One, Sportsnet ONE and AMI-tv will also provide access to CBC's coverage. Sportsnet ONE will offer daily encore presentations of CBC's Paralympic Games Daily Wrap-Up in the morning following each broadcast, while AMI-tv will provide live described video for audience members who are blind or partially sighted, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies as well as weekend Afternoon and Primetime broadcasts.​

Press Releases

CBC’S EXTENSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES KICKS OFF WITH THE OPENING CEREMONY O

CBC’S EXTENSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES KICKS OFF WITH THE OPENING CEREMONY O

The second-largest sporting event in the world this year officially gets underway tomorrow night with the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. Read More »

CBC/RADIO-CANADA TO PRODUCE MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE OF THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES FOR THE CANADIAN

CBC/RADIO-CANADA TO PRODUCE MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE OF THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES FOR THE CANADIAN

CBC will carry more hours of coverage for Rio 2016 than ever before in Canada for a Paralympic Games online at cbcsports.ca/paralympics and the via the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices and on TV across CBC, Sportsnet ONE and AMI-tv Read More »

Program Name

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Program Type

Television Show

Genre

CBC Sports

Schedule

Sept. 7-18

Bios

Stephanie Dixon

Reporter | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Scott Regehr

Host | Olympic Games Report

Scott Russell

Host | Road To The Olympic Games

Rob Snoek

Commentator | Ski Jumping, Commentator | Road To The Olympic Games

Signa Butler

Senior Writer | Sports

​Jacqueline Doorey

Social Media Reporter | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games