Don’t want to miss your favourite team in action? A major player signing? Big trade? Or a huge upset? No need to worry, because RDS Info Sports provides viewers with all the highlights!
Originally posted in august 2001
Scheduled to launch October 25, RDS Info Sports is a French-language specialty television network devoted exclusively to sports news. The new digital network delivers up-to-date sporting news every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
As the only network of its kind in the Americas, RDS Info Sports covers all regional, national and international sports at the university, amateur and professional levels.
Each 15-minute block on the one-hour wheel consists of headlines and updates. In addition, the first and third blocks feature local team news, regional sports, amateur sports and news conferences for major events including player comebacks, retirements, career achievements, trades and signings. The second and fourth 15-minutes blocks feature historic moments, national and international events and plays of the day.
Francois Bessette and Line Bourdeau are the faces of the network, providing viewers with all the updates. Bessette is a well-known sports journalist in Quebec, having been part of the sports broadcasting industry for the past 19 years. Bourdeau has been working in sports communications for the past four years as a sports journalist at various regional TV stations.