2016 Yonex Canada Open

2016 Yonex Canada Open: CBC.ca live coverage of the Semi-Finals and Finals! 

OTTAWA, ON – Badminton Canada is pleased to announce CBC.ca’s live coverage of the Semi-Finals (Saturday, July 2nd at 1:00pm MT) and Finals (Sunday, July 3rd at 1:00pm MT) of the 2016 Yonex Canada Open Grand Prix event being held in Calgary, Alberta.
From June 28th to July 3rd, the world’s top badminton stars will gather in Canada ahead of Rio Olympics to compete for important qualifying points and the prestigious prize pool of $55 000 US.

This year’s 2016 Yonex Canada Open will be webcasted live from WinSport’s Markin MacPhail Centre and will be available for streaming directly at http://www.cbc.ca/sports/broadcast.

Don’t miss the chance to watch Canada’s biggest badminton event! This year’s event features the largest entry from around the world in Yonex Canada Open history. Catch the biggest international badminton superstars from Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, India, Japan, Denmark and much more on our home soil – see list of participating athletes: http://www.canadaopen.net/participating-athletes.html.

Support our rising Canadian athletes such as reigning Commonwealth and Pan Am Games Gold medalist Michelle Li (Toronto, ON), local hero Martin Giuffre (Calgary, AB), 19-year-old rising star and your 2016 Canadian National Men’s Singles Champion Jason Ho-Shue (Toronto, ON), and many more!

For more information on the 2016 Yonex Canada Open, please visit: http://www.canadaopen.net.