The?Rio Olympics 2016 commenced on Friday, and there are?many ways one can watch the events live via various devices. Here, in this post, we have concentrated on how you can watch live streaming events, medal tallies, ceremonies and stories of sportsmen and women via Apple?s iPhone, iPad, Mac and also using the Apple TV.
Rio Olympics 2016: Live Stream via YouTube
If you have a stable internet connection, YouTube is the go-to option. ?You can either download the YouTube app, or the other way is to use a browser to connect to the site via the Mac. Here is the link to?live stream Rio Olympics 2016.
Rio Olympics 2016: Apps for iOS and Apple TV
If you?re in the US, you might know that NBC has acquired the broadcasting rights. This channel will reportedly stream 4,500 hours of live coverage on TV. NBC has specific apps for iOS and Apple TV.
These apps will stream the live coverage from its umpteen networks and channels. This also include ?TELEMUNDO (Spanish language), cable channels Bravo, CNBC, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), NBC UNIVERSO (Spanish language), and USA Network,??9To5Mac noted.
In the case of the UK and Canada, sport enthusiasts can live stream Rio Olympics 2016 via BBC and CBC, respectively.
Rio Olympics 2016: The U.S. Live Coverage
Users of Apple iPhones, iPads, iPods and Apple TV in the U.S. can download the NBC Sports app to live stream events. However, it is worth noting that in order to live stream via NBC Sports app, device users must log in via their cable or satellite subscription.
Downloadable link for Mac and PC:?NBC Sports App
Downloadable link for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV:?NBC Sports App
To top it off, NBC in partnership with Samsung is offering a one-of-a-kind experience via Virtual Reality (VR). You can watch the coverage via?Samsung Gear VR headset.
Rio Olympics 2016: The U.K. Live Coverage
BBC is live streaming the Olympics 2016 via its website. Plus, the BBC Sports apps for iOS and Apple TV are available for download. BBC is also offering a Sport 360 app to live stream 360 degree video content via VR headsets. Here, take a look at the VR experience from?BBC taster.
Downloadable link for Apple devices:?BBC Sports App
Downloadable link for the experimental 360 Degree viewing:?BBC Sport 360
Rio Olympics 2016: Canada Live Coverage
Canadians, on the other hand, can check out CBC website for live coverage. The same channel is also offering iOS apps, and VR apps. The same VR live stream can be watched via web browser as well.
Downloadable link for Apple devices:?CBC App
Downloadable link for VR:?CBC Virtual Reality