Published Wednesday 16 October 2013

SKY to broadcast Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 LIVE

The New Zealand Olympic Committee Chief Executive and Secretary General Kereyn Smith says the confirmation of SKY as the host broadcaster for both the Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games is good news for New Zealanders.

“New Zealanders can look forward to experiencing the excitement of the Olympic Games and the inspiring stories of our athletes through SKY’s comprehensive coverage.

“We are delighted SKY is back on board for both Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016.”

Extensive coverage of both Olympic Games will be broadcast live on SKY Sport while free-to-air coverage will air on Prime.

The broadcast deal was confirmed today by the IOC and SKY.

The Sochi Olympic Winter Games take place 6 February – 23 February 2014. The Rio Olympic Games take place