Sunday, August 31, 2008

Paralympics coverage available online at Universal Sports

Universal Sports, owned by NBCU and InterMedia Partners, will host multi-platform broadcast of the International Paralympic Games.

Sponsored by General Electric and Visa, which will provide branded promotions with integrated media placements on Universal Sports TV, the Paralympic Games will be available in the USA on,, with daily live and delayed highlight shows.

Daily video highlights will also be available at the official site of the U.S. Paralympic Team. A schedule of events is available at Universal Sports TV. The Paralympics are Sept. 6-17.

TV coverage will consist of three-hour segments. NBC will televise a special presentation of the events on Oct. 18. Additionally, the U.S. Olympic Network will re-air portions of the 2008 Paralympic Games at the beginning of 2009.