MADRID – Following the exciting and colourful celebration of the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, fans can relive the excitement of the Games on the Olympic Channel at olympicchannel.com and its mobile apps.
From Ester Ledecka’s (CZE) unpredictable double-gold in two sports, Team Norway’s dominating medal haul, and Yuzuru Hanyu’s (JPN) masterful free skate to the nail-biting, gold medal matches of women’s and men’s ice hockey, the Olympic Channel has got it covered!
“PyeongChang 2018 Replays” features all the inspiring moments, heart-stopping action and every competition from the 2018 Games including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. (Available in the United States starting 8 March.)
In addition to the 355 full replays covering every event, fans can also check out “PyeongChang 2018 Rewind” for all of the individual gold medal performances, highlights packages from each day and “Moments to Remember” covering the biggest stories and trends from PyeongChang.
“Providing fans around the world with the opportunity to relive the Olympic Games is a primary objective of the Olympic Channel,” said Mark Parkman, General Manager of the IOC’s global Olympic Channel. “We hope our audiences are inspired by the heart-warming and amazing achievements of the athletes at the PyeongChang Games and are moved to discover and engage in new sports.”
The Olympic Channel launched as a worldwide digital platform following the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, and currently features more than 10,000 pieces of video content representing all Olympic sport disciplines and 206 countries, 35 original series, partnerships with 63 international sport federations and organizations, and is available in 11 languages.
Additionally, through collaborations with the IOC’s rights-holding broadcast partners and National Olympic Committees, the Olympic Channel is developing localised versions leading to more personalised experiences for Olympic fans around the world. Partnerships underway include NBCUniversal and the United States Olympic Committee in the U.S., Eurosport in Europe and beIN Sports in Middle East and North Africa.
About the Olympic Channel
The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform 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.