Invite your friends over, bring out snacks and enjoy the game. Look up stats while you watch the game—just ask the voice remote. The choice is yours: what’s your preference for watching sports, live TV or streaming? Both options and more are available.
With Helix, you can stream the game online or watch it on TV. You can access sports content from the TV Listings, the On Demand menu, the Sports app and built-in apps like YouTube.
Get familiar with the Sports app’s features
Mathieu Roy, a well-known host that breaks down the latest tech, shows you the Helix Sports app’s amazing features. Learn how to view the schedules of upcoming games, results and stats of your favourite teams and players live, without missing a second of the game.
TV Listings: Watch the game live on your favourite television channels.
The Sports menu shows you the TV Listings for all live channels included in your package. Select a channel or have Helix find what you’re looking for.
Want to know when the next game is? Press the GUIDE button on your voice remote, then search the listings for the content. The Sports Zone splits teams by league (NFL, NBA, NHL, etc.) or sport (soccer, golf, tennis, etc.).
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In the Sports Zone, click More to the right of the leagues. Access the full list of sports: mixed martial arts, professional wrestling, volleyball, rugby, etc.
Add your favourite channels to your package: ESPN Classic Canada, Fox Sports Racing, Golf Channel, MLB Network, NBA TV Canada, NFL Network, RDS, RDS2, Sportsnet, The Fight Netclub, MAVTV, The Sports Network (TSN) and TVA Sports.
Reminders and recordings
You can check the schedule of upcoming games and set a reminder to watch the game live. Won’t be available when it airs? Record the game and watch it later. That way, you can join in on all the sports talk.
Go ahead and watch your team score on that nice assist as often as you like! For more information, read our help article on replay functions.
On Demand: Stream your sports content
Helix features sporting events, sports shows, documentaries and movies. Simply select “On Demand” from the Helix menu (Home). Various options will be available: Trending, Canadian teams, etc.
You can now stream your content.
Ask Helix for statistics! Have a sports-related question? Your TV entertainment platform has the answer. You’ll find a wealth of information on various sports, as well as standings, leagues, games, teams, players and more.
Possible voice commands: “Lebron James statistics,” “compare Senators and Canadiens,” “Senators versus Maple Leafs,” “Canadiens’ game,” “MLS standings,” “What soccer games are on right now?” “Are there any sports on right now?” “When is the next Raptors’ game?” etc.
Curious? Discover the possibilities of voice command.
Add your teams to your favourites. To avoid missing anything, set a Reminder. You’ll get a notice on screen before the start of every game.
From the game information screen, select your team, then Favourites. You can manage your favourites from the Saved menu.
Sports app: Direct access to the sports fan experience
Helix’s Sports app is a statistical gold mine—game summaries, team comparisons, highlights, etc. You can look up wins, goals, saves, checks per game, scores and more.
The app also has special designs for big events.
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Press the button on your voice remote to launch the app or do a voice search for “Sports app.” Use the voice remote’s left and right arrows to select a league. Press the up and down arrows to select a game.
Can you watch sports on YouTube TV or Netflix?
Yes, you can. YouTube and Netflix are included in the Helix TV entertainment platform. However, a subscription is required to access YouTube TV and Netflix content.
Highlights and replays are available free of charge on the YouTube app.