Month: August 2016


 

Olympic Channel to Present More than 35 Live Events in Partnership with International Federation Partners


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MADRID – From ice hockey Olympic Qualifiers for PyeongChang 2018 to world-class competitions from around the globe, the Olympic Channel will present live coverage of more than 35 events in partnership with 10 International Sports Federations (IFs) in 2016. The new, ground-breaking digital platform where fans can experience the power of sport and the Olympic …

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Olympic Channel – Where The Games Never End


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New global Olympic digital platform launched and app now available for download RIO DE JANEIRO – The Olympic Channel has launched to a global audience via a mobile app for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com. This historic launch builds on the excitement of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and follows the colourful celebration …

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Worldwide Top Partner Toyota Becomes Founding Partner Of Olympic Channel


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RIO DE JANEIRO – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that Worldwide Olympic Partner Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has become a Founding Partner of the Olympic Channel. “We are delighted that Toyota, our newest Worldwide TOP Partner, will also support the Olympic Channel as a Founding Partner,” said IOC President Thomas Bach. “We look …

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International Superstar Kygo To Perform At Rio 2016 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony As Part Of The New Olympic Channel Launch


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RIO DE JANEIRO – Kygo, the internationally-known musician, producer, songwriter, DJ and pop phenomenon will perform his infectious song “Carry Me” with guest vocalist Julia Michaels at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be held 21 August at 8 p.m. BRT at Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The Norwegian superstar, …

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Bridgestone Named First Founding Partner Of Olympic Channel


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World’s Number One Tyre and Rubber Company Supporting Expanded Coverage for Sports and Athletes in Multi-Year Deal RIO DE JANEIRO – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced a collaborative agreement that makes the world’s largest tyre and rubber company the first Founding Partner of the Olympic Channel. The new, ground-breaking …

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Electronic Music Superstar Kygo To Collaborate With New Olympic Channel


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MADRID – Known around the world for his tropical house sound and exceptional piano skills, Kygo will collaborate with the soon to be launched Olympic Channel. The new, ground-breaking digital platform where fans can experience the power of sport and the Olympic Movement all year round launches 21 August following the Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony. The …

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