TV Channels Broadcasting 2016 Rio Olympics Worldwide

Rio 2016 Broadcasters
Rio 2016 Broadcasters

Rio 2016 Broadcasters

The biggest sporting event on the planet, the Summer Olympic Games are scheduled to take place next year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as Rio 2016 is scheduled to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5 to 21 August 2016.

More than ten thousand athletes from all over the world, from over 200 nations will participate in this mega sporting event taking place in Brazil.

There are very few people who would be travelling to Brazil to witness the events live, while majority of others would watch it LIVE on Television (TV) or Internet.

I am sure sports enthusiasts across the world would be early waiting to know where they can see Live telecast and streaming of the events of Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Below we have provided that information about Rio 2016 Worldwide Broadcasters. It will answer all questions coming to your mind like -

  • How to watch Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony LIVE on TV ?
  • Rio 2016 TV Coverage ?
  • Rio 2016 Olympics TV Channels List ?
  • How to watch Olympics 2016 opening ceremony in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Spain ?
  • FTA Channels / Free Channels broadcasting Rio 2016 Olympic Games?

TV Channels Broadcasting 2016 Rio Olympic Games Worldwide :

Rio 2016 Olympic Games International Broadcasting Rights Streaming on TV Channels information and details has been provided here.

The main broadcasting rights of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were sold to Brazilian tv company “Organizações Globo” who will be airing the Rio 2016 sporting events on free-to-air channels in the domestic regions and will also be lending their footage to international media and re-selling it to local broadcasters in some regions.

Territory Broadcaster
Asia Dentsu1
  • Seven Network
Austria ORF
Azerbaijan İTV
Belgium VRT
  • Rede Globo
  • Rede Record
  • Rede Bandeirantes
  • ESPN
  • Fox Sports
  • SporTV
  • BNT
  • TV+
Canada CBC/Radio-Canada
  • CANOC Broadcasting Inc.
  • CBU
  • CWC
  • ESPN
Central Asia Dentsu2
Chile TVN
China CCTV
  • Caracol Televisión
  • Canal RCN
Czech Republic
  • ČT
  • TV Nova
  • Český Rozhlas
  • DR
  • TV2
  • ERR
  • MTG
Europe Sportfive3
Finland Yle
  • France Télévisions
  • Canal+
  • ARD
  • ZDF
Greece ERT
Hong Kong TVB
Hungary MTVA
  • TVRI
  • iNews TV
  • Kompas TV
  • RTV
Ireland RTÉ
Israel Sport 5
  • Sky Italia
  • RAI
Latin America4
  • América Móvil
  • DirecTV
  • ESPN
  • Fox Sports
  • LTV
  • MTG
  • LNK
  • Lietuvos rytas TV
  • MTG
Japan Japan Consortium
  • Astro
  • RTM
  • Canal 22
  • Canal Once
Middle East ASBU
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky Television
  • DAAR Communications Plc
  • Hip TV
  • NTA
  • Silverbird Communications
Norway TV 2
North Korea SBS
Pacific Islands5 Sky Television
Philippines Sports5 (TV5, AksyonTV, Hyper, Cignal)
Poland TVP
  • RTP
  • Sport TV
Romania TVR
  • C1R
  • NTV Plus
  • RTVS
  • TV Nova
Slovenia RTV Slovenija
South Asia STAR India
South Africa
  • SABC
  • SuperSport
South Korea SBS
Spain RTVE
Sub-Saharan Africa
  • SuperSport
  • Infront Sports & Media
Sweden MTG
Switzerland SRG SSR
Tanzania Azam Media
Turkey FOX
Ukraine NTKU
United Kingdom BBC
United States NBC
Venezuela TVes


^1 – Rights in 16 countries in Asia, to be resold to local broadcasters.
^2 – Rights to be resold to local broadcasters.
^3 – Rights in each country to be resold to local broadcasters, except France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
^4 – Rights in all Latin America countries, except Brazil.
^5 – Rights in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa,Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.


Note : If your country’s name is missing in the Rio 2016 Broadcasters list right now, dont worry, it will appear soon as the details might not be available right now. This list will keep on expanding more and more as the Olympic Games come nearer. Visit again later.

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