What Is It?
The Olympics Opening Ceremony starts on August 5th and there are tons of options to stay involved with this spectacular international event. Rio is just one hour ahead of Eastern Time Zone, and Rio 2016 will be the most live Olympics ever. Here are tons of opportunities to catch the events in real-time wherever you are.
There are lots of apps and we’ve reviewed them all. Our top selection is the NBC Olympics App, which will give you access to everything: Olympic athlete profiles (with the ability to enable location services to view stories and highlights for your local athletes), latest news, full competition schedules, real-time results, medal standings, and more.
Our Favorite Part
NBC will be streaming 6,755 hours of programming PER DAY for the Olympics! You can link directly to the NBC Sports app for live stream coverage and set up alerts when a specific event is going live.
Important Olympic Events:
Olympics begins: Wednesday, Aug 3rd (women’s soccer)
Opening Ceremony: Friday, Aug 5th
Closing Ceremony: Friday, Aug 21st
Get It Now
Going to Rio? Check out these awesome apps:
- Toilet Finder – Lots of people, not a lot of toilets in Rio. Find the nearest one!
- Rio 2016 Social Hub – Connect with the Olympians on social!
- Tripadvisor – What to do, where to stay, where to eat…in Rio.
- Apontador – Best local app to find local dives, bars, banks, hospitals, etc.