Rio 2016, Summer Olympics and Paralympics, are scheduled to commence on 5th August 2016 till 21st August 2016, in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. In this international event, 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will be competing for gold, silver and bronze medals in 306 events. We cover all the different ways you can follow the event live.
For those who will not be able to watch the events on television, different broadcasting sources will be providing full coverage of all the events via online streaming for viewers around the globe.
- Official Rio Olympics website
- In the USA: NBC and NBC Sports
- In Brazil: Grupo Globo
- In the UK: BBC and BBC Sport
You can view the live stream timings for the Olympic events here.
Official Rio Olympics App
There is also an official mobile app, Rio 2016, for iOS and Android. In the app, you will receive complete and updated information of the Olympic and Paralympic events, games schedules, venues and more.
In the recent updates, the app now offers latest information of games schedules and torch bearers, so that you can follow the torchbearers’ route throughout Brazil. You can be a part of the events and ongoing celebrations on the streets of Brazil through photos and videos. The apps have also been upgraded as native versions on both platforms.
Rio Olympics Keyboard App
With the start of Rio Olympics only 23 days away, the nations are ready to lock horns in athletic competitions on the grounds of Rio de Jenario, Brazil. But there are other grounds to be won on social media, therefore, NBCUniversal Media has released Rio 2016 keyboard app so you can support your nation and express your sentiments online.
Rio 2016 keyboard is a system integrated keyboard which has more than 60 Olympic themed emojis and GIFs that can be sent through messaging apps and services such as email, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and more. The app also offers a shareable Photobooth packed with Rio Stickers.
Rio 2016 keyboard is available on the App Store for free. It requires minimum iOS 8.0 and is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.