It is really good news for the Olympic fans across the world, as the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially announced that an online channel or programming that features all the Olympic stories as well as highlights will be launched on 21st of August 2016 i.e., immediately after the Rio 2016 Closing ceremony completes. This ground breaking digital channel will be available for the audience to watch on their desktops, tablet and mobile devices.
This is a free online channel which is available for the audience to watch at anytime or anywhere they want in any device throughout the year in the site olympicchannel.com which promises for offering the content where the Games will never end.
The president of IOC - Thomas Bach has said that, the launch of this Olympic channel is the beginning of a thrilling new journey to connect the audience all across the world with the Olympic movement all around the year. The Olympic fans will be able to follow the athletes, sports as well as the stories that are behind the Olympic Games. This channel will be inspiring the people and will be reaching the new generation of fans as well as athletes too.
Olympic Channel Features and Its Content
It is said that, the 24 hour Olympic channel will be broadcasting all the original content and live news, sports events, all the highlights as well as the elite athletes’ features as they hunt their athletic aims. The other additional service is also included which is known to be the video-on-demand as well as mobile application having the sub-titles in additional 9 languages.
Viewers can follow the Olympic Channel on the Social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. They can also signup for the updates in the official website olympicchannel.com.