The Olympics are just around the corner. More than 3,000 hours of Rio 2016 action will be broadcast as the world’s finest athletes go for gold. Years of hard graft have got them to this point – and as they push their bodies to the limit, we’ll be sat on the sofa, soaking up all the drama.
To do so, you’ll need just two things… a television and the Radio Times Olympic special. Extra in next week’s edition, our 72-page guide covers all 16 days of the competition and is packed with:
– CHANNELS: overwhelmed by all the different ways to watch the Olympics? Our pull-out breaks it down, channel-by-channel and sport-by-sport to help you work out the best way to stay abreast of the action both live and via catch up.
– ONES-TO-WATCH: From the young British middle distance runner who just smashed Kelly Holmes’s British record to the Brazilian team hoping to challenge the US for basketball gold, we profile the sporting stars you might not have heard of.
– EXPERTS: from Clare Balding and Sir Steve Redgrave to Victoria Pendleton and Michael Johnson, our team of 26 sporting specialists are on hand to guide you through each step of the action and pick out their personal highlights.
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