MediaCorp delivers the most comprehensive coverage of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

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MediaCorp delivers the most comprehensive coverage of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games 

Singapore, 13 August 2010 – As the official free-to-air broadcaster of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), MediaCorp will deliver the excitement and buzz of the inaugural YOG on all our platforms to Singapore viewers, listeners and readers from 14 to 26 August 2010.

Catch the 'LIVE' action daily at the following channels and timeslots. Viewers with high-definition television sets can catch the True HD 'LIVE' simulcast on HD5. Touted as 'The Biggest Show in Town', the television coverage of the YOG Opening and Closing ceremonies is a collaboration between MediaCorp and executive producer, Olympic Broadcasting Services (host broadcaster for the International Olympic Committee)

Opening Ceremony 'LIVE' at The Float@Marina Bay
14 August, Sat 7.45pm – 10pm - Channel 5 / HD5
15 August, Sun 12pm – 3pm (repeat) - Channel 5 / HD5

Daily 'LIVE' Games Action from 15- 25 August
1pm - 3pm - okto 
3pm - 5pm - Channel U
3pm - 8pm - Channel 5 / HD5 

Daily Today At The Games from 15 – 25 August
11pm – 12mn - Channel 5 / HD5 

Closing Ceremony 'LIVE' at The Float@Marina Bay
26 August, Thu 7.30pm – 9.30pm - Channel 5 / HD5
28 August, Sat 2pm – 4.30pm (repeat) - Channel 5 / HD5

For those who are unable to catch the 'LIVE' action, they can tune in to Channel 5 / HD5 every night 11pm-12mn from 15- 25 August for Today At The Games for the daily highlights. News bulletins on Channel NewsAsia will have reports and results from the Youth Olympic Games.

People on the move can tune in to radio stations 938LIVE, Class 95FM, 987FM, Gold 90.5FM, Capital 958, Oli 96.8FM and Warna 94.2FM for regular results updates, reviews and interviews. 938LIVE will not only carry the 'LIVE' updates during the Opening and Closing ceremonies, the station will also cover the Games daily on 1.35pm, 5.35pm 7.35pm and 9.35pm on weekdays; and 1pm, 5pm, 7pm and 10pm on weekends. Singapore’s only sports talkshow on radio SportsZone on 938LIVE will shift its focus on the YOG on 14, 21, 26 and 28 August 11am. Listeners will be able to call in with their heartfelt messages, opinions and speak to guests 'LIVE' ranging from local sports officials, coaches and athletes. 

Singapore’s second most read newspaper, TODAY, will provide in-depth stories and full daily coverage and analysis of the results. Fans following YOG can also log on to the online portal at http://xinmsn.com/yog, http://www.channelnewsasia.com/YOG and http://www.todayonline.com/yog for the latest news, blogs, telecast schedule, medal tallies, athlete profiles, photos and videos. 


Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp.
For more information, please contact:

Kevin Chum 
Senior Manager, Channel Marketing & Promotions, 
Channel 5, MediaCorp
DID: 6350 3448
Mobile: 9850 6620
Email: kevin_chum@mediacorp.com.sg

Winston Chong
Manager
Corporate Communications
MediaCorp
DID: 6350-3351
Fax: 6251-5628
Email: winstonchong@mediacorp.com.sg 


About MediaCorp

MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.

It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week. 

Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast. 

MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.

Our financial and strategic relationships in the region since 2007 include a venture with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom, and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asia Television's Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.

For more information, please visit www.mediacorp.com.sg