Olympic Channel Presents LIVE Coverage of the Youth Olympic Games


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Event Replays and Highlights available at olympicchannel.com and Olympic Channel Apps

BUENOS AIRES  – Featuring young athletes and future Olympic hopefuls, the Olympic Channel global platform presents live coverage of the Closing Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Thursday, 18 October at 7:30 p.m. local time (ART) on olympicchannel.com and its mobile apps.

The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) are the biggest multi-sport world competition for young elite athletes between 15 and 18 years old. After the final day of competition, 4,000 athletes from 206 countries will have competed in 32 sports across 239 medal events.

Following the exciting and colourful celebration of Thursday’s Closing Ceremony, fans can relive all the action and emotional moments from Buenos Aires 2018 on-demand including event replays and highlights on the Olympic Channel.

From the street-party Opening Ceremony near the city’s iconic Obelisk to the world’s best b-boys and b-girls in the first Olympic breaking competition, to the surprise gold medal win from Malaysia in Hockey 5s and the local favourites from Argentina who wowed the home crowd with multiple victories, this YOG is one for the record books!

The Olympic Channel provided comprehensive YOG coverage as a worldwide digital rights holder ensuring global coverage for the YOG. Since Opening Ceremony on 6 October, Olympic Channel content has been consumed across 231 countries and territories with the highest viewership coming from the host country of Argentina.

The Olympic Channel is an over-the-top (OTT) global media destination where fans can experience the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round, and is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.

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About the Olympic Channel

The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform global media destination where fans can discover, engage and share in the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, news, live sports events and highlights, the Olympic Channel provides additional exposure for sports and athletes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in 11 languages. The Olympic Channel was launched in August 2016 in support of the IOC’s goal, set out in Olympic Agenda 2020, of providing a new way to engage younger generations, fans and new audiences with the Olympic Movement. Founding Partners supporting the Olympic Channel are Worldwide TOP Partners Bridgestone, Toyota and Alibaba. The Olympic Channel is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.

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