Media Advisory: Mediacorp broadcasts Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Media Advisory    

Mediacorp broadcasts Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

As Official Broadcaster for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Mediacorp will broadcast the Games on okto, its channel for sports and Toggle, its over-the-top service platform. The highlights:

  1. Opening Ceremony, live on Thursday 8 September from 5.00am to 8.20am
  2. Closing Ceremony, live on Monday, 19 September from 6.55am to 9.00am
  3. Team Singapore live events (Annex 1)
  4. Two daily highlights shows between 9 and 18 September (Annex 2)

The Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the two daily highlights shows including highlights  of Team Singapore’s winning moments will also be available as catch-up on toggle.sg/paralympics.

Viewers may also watch the live streaming of the entire Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) website http://www.paralympic.org/rio-2016.

Media contact
Yeong Lai Lai
Senior Manager, Brand and Communications, Mediacorp
Tel.: +6563503945
Email: yeonglailai@mediacorp.com.sg

Annexe

1.       LIVE STREAMING of Team Singapore events
(For updates on ‘live’ broadcast of Team Singapore events, please visit toggle.sg/paralympics).

*Confirmed events
#subject to confirmation

Event

Athlete (Sports)

Time (SIN)

Women’s 100m Backstroke*

S2 Finals + VC

Yip Pin Xiu
(Swimmer)

Saturday, 10 September, 4.50am

Women’s 50m Backstroke*

S2 Finals + VC

Friday, 16 September, 7.00am

Women’s 400m T52 Finals*

Norsilawati Binte Sa'at
(Wheelchair racer)

Saturday, 10 September, 10.03pm

Women’s 100m T52 Finals*

Saturday, 17 September, 10.05pm

Women’s 200m Freestyle#

S5 Finals + VC

Theresa Goh
(Swimmer)

Friday, 9 September, 7.18am

Women’s 100m Breaststroke#

SB4 Finals + VC

Monday, 12 September, 7.10am

 

Women’s 50m Freestyle#

S5 Finals + VC

Tuesday, 13 September, 7.48am

Women’s 100m Freestyle#

S5 Finals + VC

Sunday, 18 September, 6.29am

 

 

 

2. Programme timings

 

Programme

okto and Toggle.sg/Paralympics

Opening Ceremony

Thursday, 8 September, 5.00am – 8:20am (LIVE)

Closing Ceremony

Monday, 19 September, 6:55am – 9am (LIVE)

Daily Highlights Show 1

9 and 11 to 19 September, 12noon to 1.00pm
10 September, 6:30pm to 7.30pm

Daily Highlights Show 2

9 to 16 September, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
17 September, 8.00pm – 9.00pm
18 September, 6:45pm – 7:45pm