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CBC Sports

CBC Sports CBC Sports is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for sports broadcasting. The highest rated televised segment on the CBC Television network comes from the CBC Sports presentation of Hockey Night in Canada. CBC Sports also broadcasts CFL on CBC, Toronto Blue Jays baseball Games, the 2008 Olympics, and Major League Soccer on CBC (specifically Toronto FC).

Website: CBC Sports

The Hockey News

The Hockey News The Hockey News has been providing the most comprehensive coverage of the world of hockey since 1947. THN is published 42 times a year, including six special issues - the Season Opener, People of Power and Influence, Future Watch, Draft Preview, Season In Review, and the Yearbook, the #1 selling hockey annual in North America.

Website: The Hockey News

ESPN Classic

ESPN Classic ESPN Classic is a Canadian English language category 2 digital cable specialty channel owned by CTV Speciality Television Inc. (CTVglobemedia 80%/ESPN 20%). ESPN Classic features classic sporting events and films. ESPN Classic features various classic sporting events including hockey, basketball, curling, boxing and various other sports events as well as films and talk shows, athlete profiles and more.

Website: ESPN Classic

Canadian Football Network (CFL)

Canadian Football Network (CFL) The Canadian Football Network (or CFN) was a television syndication service that provided games from the Canadian Football League. CFN broadcasts mainly aired on stations via the Atlantic Satellite Network and future Global Television Network affiliates. CFN existed from 1987-1990 and was formed by the CFL itself, which in return, provided much of the funding. It was created directly in response to CTV completely dropping CFL coverage following the 1986 season.

Website: Canadian Football Network (CFL)


GolTV GolTV is a Canadian English language category 2 digital cable specialty channel. It is a 24 hour soccer channel; with live soccer events from around the world, soccer news programs, coaching & instructional programming, and more. GolTV also has a Spanish language feed available to Vidéotron and Bell ExpressVu subscribers. It broadcasts the same schedule as the English feed, only with Spanish audio.

Website: GolTV

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