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Watch Paralympic Sports Events Live Online ParalympicSport.TV

Author: Disabled World

Published: 2009-02-13 : (Rev. 2010-06-28)

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ParalympicSport.TV is a top quality online television channel broadcasting live sport and paralympics events via the Internet .

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ParalympicSport.TV is a top quality 24/7 television channel broadcasting via the Internet with either regular or full screen size available for the best viewing experience.

Free of charge, people all over the world are able to watch live and delayed disability sports programming, or see the Paralympic games coverage live or on demand at anytime.

The goal of ParalympicSport.TV is to provide a variety of content from the Paralympic World including news, interviews, event reports and of course the Paralympic Games.

ParalympicSport.TV, the internet TV channel of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), was first launched just before the Torino 2006 Paralympic Games. Around 40.000 unique viewers watched more than 80 hours of live or delayed program of the Torino Paralympics online. In 2006, the IPC Athletics World Championships in Assen and the IPC Swimming World Championships in Durban were also broadcasted on ParalympicSport.TV.

During the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, PSTV broadcasted up to 15 hours per day of live commentated coverage. The live signals of twelve Paralympic sports included Athletics, Boccia, Cycling (Track), Football 7-a-side, Judo, Table Tennis, Swimming, Volleyball (Sitting), Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Fencing, Wheelchair Rugby, and Wheelchair Tennis.The official program of ParalympicSport.TV has an interesting mixture of sports, interviews, events and athletes.

The IPC's channel is managed by GmbH, co-founding partner of ParalympicSport.TV together with the IPC and Narrowstep Ltd. As a full service internet television agency based in Hamburg, Germany, provides the production and editorial work for the channel. Narrowstep Ltd. provides the broadcast platform and technology for the coverage on ParalympicSport.TV. As the world's leading technical solution provider in the Internet TV space, Narrowstep was founded in 2002 in Great Britain. The channel is supported by Samsung, official Worldwide Partner of the IPC.

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