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Olympics 2016, Rio de Janeiro

Bringing you coverage from the greatest Summer Games, from pre-Games activities to defining sporting moments

5th – 21st August 2016

The sntv team based in our Rio bureau were perfectly placed to cover every breaking news story and feature surrounding the Games.

Due to our strategic office location in Rio, we had developed an excellent relationship with Rio 2016 and were therefore able to offer clients many exclusive stories including: the start of ticketing sales with a one to one interview with the ticketing director, full coverage of the Olympic Road Cycling test event, the virus water story and an interview with the Brazil Sports Minister, to name but a few. 

Our 12 experienced and dedicated crews were on site in full force from 1st August, providing clients with unrivalled daily coverage including venue profiles, athlete profiles, main training camps, interviews, test events, team arrivals and departures available for use across all platforms. 
We delivered in excess of 25 videos per day in both raw and fully edited formats, straight to your newsroom. 

sntv news

We specialise in sports journalism and delivered premium, reliable news coverage throughout the Games. Our clips were sourced, produced and curated by our experienced and professional sports journalists with accuracy and speed.

sntv highlights

sntv provided video highlights twice a day from the Games for broadcast clients. The daily highlights were 6 minutes in length and were delivered at 2100GMT and 0400 GMT.

Available Formats:

sntv ready

Fully produced, curated clips of our news coverage, 60-90 second duration ready for publishing. Available with English subtitles, in ambient sound or voiced in Manadrain. Cleared for all platforms.

sntv raw

Fully customisable content in newsroom-ready format for easy editing.


Medal & nation data

Combine your digital package with live nation and medal widgets to give your audience the complete experience.

Our Olympic 2016 package included:

  • Twice daily highlights from the Games for broadcast clients
  • In excess of 25 videos per day in both raw and fully edited formats
  • Breaking news
  • Footage from the 100-day Olympic torch relay
  • Venue profiles
  • Athlete profiles
  • Coverage of main pre-Olympic training camps and 39 test-events
  • Team arrivals and departures
  • IOC sessions and press conferences
  • Interviews
  • Fan reaction
  • Coverage of the winners returning home
  • The bizarre and quirkier side of the Games

We were there early to get you inside every story!

From 1st August 2016, sntv's experienced and dedicated crews were onsite providing clients with unrivalled coverage

Features and benefits of subscribing to sntv

  • Sports dedicated journalists with 20 years experience

    We pride ourselves in employing the most experienced, passionate and dedicated production teams and sports journalists. Having covered nine Olympic tournaments since 1996, our clients benefit from our expertise to deliver the most engaging content which helps you attract and retain your audiences.

  • Reliable & consistent service via our 24 hour Sports News Desk

    Our material is more thorough, nuanced and better-informed than any of our rivals. Our clients have access to sntv editors across all time zones.

  • Premium & unrivalled coverage

    We only provide quality content to clients and are the leaders in this field due to our unmatched customer service and unbeatable sports coverage. Thanks to the partnership with IMG and The Associated Press, sntv has the reach to cover the Olympics with unrivalled access.

  • Consumer ready coverage

    Our ready-to-publish coverage is available in professionally edited video clips of 60-90 seconds duration – with English subtitles, ambient sound or voiced in Mandarin. 

  • Native soundbites

    sntv places high priority on offering clients native tongue soundbites from our Olympic coverage.

  • Special requests coverage

    Our personalised service approach allows for clients to contact sntv’s 24 hour operating Sports News Desk directly. Special requests are encouraged and we will always go the extra mile to deliver the content that matters to each of our clients.

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