As the 100-days countdown of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games begins, ESPN Caribbean, the official broadcaster of Rio 2016, announces an impressive list of Olympic experts reporting from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including Caribbean’s top former Olympic athletes and sports journalists.
The on-air team of experts will complement ESPN’s extensive coverage that will be presented to the Caribbean audience as part of its agreement with the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC). The coverage will be featured across ESPN’s platforms and also distributed via local broadcasters throughout the region. As the official broadcaster,
ESPN’s presentation of Rio 2016 will be customised to the Caribbean fan while bringing the local athletes, their quests and stories closer to the fans.
During the Olympic Games, ESPN Caribbean will present more than 200 hours of content, with coverage airing on ESPN’s Caribbean television network and streaming live on ESPN Play Caribbean, and on cruise ships sailing in the Caribbean Sea. In anticipation of the Games, the network will also continue presenting lead-up programming including Countdown to Rio, a primetime show that highlights the latest news and information around the event as well as Olympic sport genre programming.