Astro's Comprehensive Olympics Coverage

02 Aug 2016 / 16:08 H.

MALAYSIANS can look forward to the most comprehensive coverage of Rio 2016 Olympics with 12 dedicated channels in both HD (Channel 780 to 791) and SD (Channel 760 to 771) on Astro TV and Astro on the Go. All Astro Sports Pack and Sports Lite Pack subscribers, as well as those who had purchased the Sports Pass for Uefa Euro 2016 will have access to the 12 dedicated Olympics channels.
Astro's Vice President of Sports Business, Lee Choong Khay, said, "As the official broadcast partner of Rio 2016, Astro is excited to bring the best sporting moments from Rio 2016 via 12 dedicated channels on big screen TVs and mobile devices."
Exclusive coverage of Malaysian athletes in Rio 2016 Astro Arena continues to play its role as Malaysia's only local sports channel by providing unmatched coverage on the Malaysian contingent in Rio 2016. "Astro Arena has sent a 36-member team to Rio, delivering 15 hours of live broadcast daily on our national athletes. Astro Arena will be available in both HD (Channel 802) and SD (Channel 801) during Olympics. I am pleased to share that even non-Astro customers can access Astro Arena on Astro on the Go. We call for Malaysians to support our sports champions by participating in our #AyuhMalaysiaKu campaign," said Lee.
Here are the key Olympic related programmes on Astro Arena:
-Di Ambang Rio on Aug 5 at 9pm will feature the scene stories on how Malaysian athletes prepared for Olympics.
-From Ali Bawal Studio, Olympic coverage by Arena host from Aug 3 to Aug 21 at 8pm to 11pm.
-From Rio, live Olympics coverage from Rio, daily from 11.30pm to 9.30am.
-Nadi@Rio a daily breakfast show with analysis on Malaysian athletes' performance, daily from 9am to 10am.
-Memori Rio, a two-hour show on the best moments of Rio 2016 on Aug 22 at 8pm.
-Pasca Rio, a recap on achievements of Malaysian athletes on Aug 22 at 10pm.
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