World Netball has today announced that the Canadian Broadcast Company (CBC) will show the two Semi-Finals and the Final of the Netball World Cup 2023, taking place in South Africa, Cape Town on the 5th and 6th August 2023.
The deal, facilitated by World Netball’s International Broadcast agency SPORTFIVE, will see the final three matches of the Netball World Cup broadcast free-to-air in Canada, on CBC Sports digital platforms including the free CBC Gem streaming service cbcsports.ca and the CBC Sports app for iOS and android devices.
In addition, the netball family in Canada will be able to watch all NWC2023 matches, from the 28th July to 6th August, live on NetballPass.
Speaking on the exciting news, World Netball CEO, Clare Briegal said: “We are thrilled to be able to broadcast the Netball World Cup 2023 in Canada.
“We are on a mission to expand netball’s worldwide reach and impact, under our core strategy ‘grow’, and working with a leading broadcaster like CBC is a true example of our commitment to that.
“Thank you to CBC for helping us to bring our pinnacle event to a wider audience.”
Adam Schneider, Vice President for SPORTFIVE in the Americas added: ‘We are thrilled to be partnering with CBC on the Netball World Cup 2023.
“CBC Sports is well-known as a champion of women’s sport in Canada, and we are excited to work with them in showcasing netball’s premier event to a new audience.”