Rio Olympics 2016!
Airing over 3,000 hours of Olympics coverage across all platforms, the BBC will include 550 hours of coverage on BBC One and BBC Four, and full coverage on BBC Radio 5 live, with the Paralympics on 5 live and 5 live Sports Extra. Streaming live action from Rio 2016, BBC presenters will pepper the programming with knowledgeable commentary and opinion.
Mark Chapman, Gabby Logan, Clare Balding and Helen Skelton will be among those presenting the Games; reporting on the nail-biting competitions throughout the event. Mark Chapman will also host Radio 5 live, which will lead listeners through the Olympic events in Rio, while Caroline de Moraes will be there as part of the Olympics channel.
Some of those competing on the pitch will be Dan Norton and James Rodwell (Men’s GB Rugby Sevens); Morgan Brian for the US Women’s National Football Team who played her first game yesterday against New Zealand; Carlos Salcedo for Mexico’s Men’s National Football Team (the team will play its first game tonight against Germany); and Brayan García and Elder Torres for Honduras’ Men’s National Football Team (the team will play its first game tonight against Algeria).
Meanwhile Tom Daley will be competing aquatically from the diving board: Men’s 10-Metre Synchro (7pm) on Monday 8th; Men’s 10-Metre Platform Preliminaries (7pm) on Friday 19th; Men’s 10-Metre Semi-Final (2pm) on Saturday 20th; and Men’s 10-Metre Final (8.30pm) on Saturday 20th.
Tune in to catch all the excitement and action of this year’s Rio Olympics!