By Nancy Gillen |
The Olympic Channel is set to provide 300 hours of coverage of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, which begin on Thursday.
The global media platform’s live streaming of the event begins on Thursday (January 9) with the Opening Ceremony, at the Vaudoise Aréna.
A dedicated 24/7 streaming channel will then feature both live and tape-delayed event coverage, in addition to daily highlights shows.
Action will be available to watch live and on-demand on the Olympic Channel apps for mobile and connected TV devices as well.
The dedicated channel will run until the Closing Ceremony on January 22.
The Olympic Channel Live Show is also scheduled to be broadcast, showcasing news, trending stories, highlights and interviews in a round-up of the day’s events.
This will stream daily on Facebook, Twitter and the Olympic Channel website at 5.30pm CET.
Additional coverage can be found on the Olympic Channel podcast, which will feature an in-depth look at the stories and competition taking place in Lausanne, and social media pages.
A schedule, updated results and medal table will be on the Olympic Channel website throughout the event.
Around 1,880 athletes are expected to compete at Lausanne 2020 across eight sports.
In addition to traditional winter Olympic disciplines such as alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboarding and speed skating, the Games will also feature sports such as monobob bobsleigh and ski mountaineering.
Republished with permission from insidethegames.biz.