Observer News Service
Already the Canadian leader in multi-language sports broadcasting, CBC Sports announced Tuesday it will soon offer the first Punjabi-language telecast of President's Choice Toronto Raptors Basketball.
Parminder Singh, the voice of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi broadcasts and host of Omni Television's Chardi Kalaa, will call the play-by-play when the Los Angeles Clippers visit
Harnarayan Singh, a freelance reporter with CBC Radio in
The Punjabi broadcast will be available free to Bell TV subscribers on channel 249; to
Viewers should contact their local service provider for details.
CBC Sports began broadcasting NHL games in Punjabi during last year's Stanley Cup playoffs, and has continued throughout the 2008-09 season.