Rio Olympic Games: Live Coverage Begins August 6 on TV5

The wait is over for the biggest and most anticipated sporting event as it officially opens this August 5 in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Everyone has been excited for the RIO 2016 Olympic Games and the whole world will be watching as athletes from all over the globe go on with their quest of achieving that Olympic victory. In a matter of 5 days and after going through a series of qualifiers that challenged the hopeful Olympians to represent their countries in the Olympics, the time has come for them to make a mark in the world’s most prestigious sports arena. The Olympics has always been an event that showcases extraordinary athletes with extraordinary talents and skills which fans have always been eager to witness.


Filipinos will get to feel the excitement from RIO as TV5 brings to Pinoy television the blow by blow action live as it happens from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil from August 5 – 21 or August 6-22 Manila time. TV5, the Philippines’ premier sports channel has brought some of the biggest local and international sporting events to the country including the recently concluded FIBA Olympics Qualifying Tournament last July.

As the Official Philippine Broadcaster of RIO 2016, TV5 is set to bring an extensive coverage and updates of the Olympics with the belief that it is more than a gathering of the world’s greatest athletes showcasing their extraordinary skills and heart, but it is also an important event showcasing the value of sports as part of nation building. The Kapatid Network takes pride in being the official Olympics broadcast partner and affirms its being a true partner of sports. With its Olympic broadcast, Filipinos are encouraged to show their support to the 12 Pinoy athletes who will bravely represent the country in all their fights. It aims to teach the values of Olympism and the importance of sports in strengthening a nation.

Catch the FULL LIVE coverage of the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on August 6, 7AM and the Olympic Games on digital at; mobile via the SmartLife app and on TV5 & Aksyon TV |Hyper SD and HD plus RIO 2016 Channel 96 and RIO 2016 Premium (Pay-per-view) Channel 99 sd/ 199HD. The RIO 2016 coverage is presented by PLDT Home Fibr and Smart.


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