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RIO Olympic Games 2016 5th August to 21st August

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Re: RIO Olympic Games 2016 5th August to 21st August

BBC iPlayer:

Just watched One Night in 2012 - An Imagine Special

UK Olympics 2012 preparations & Broadcast, amazing behind the scenes footage.

Brought back some fantastic memories.

 

I have a copy of Olympic Ceremonies - London 2012 - Opening Ceremony, will watch this again before Rio Olympics

We are returning to the UK, so we can watch Rio Olympics on the BBC, for the duration.

 

 

We have also been invited to 4K UHD, HDR & 8K Super Hi-Vision demonstrations...

Really looking forwards to those, only seen 8K Super Hi-Vision in demo mode..... on a really big TV monitor.

 

Coverage provided by NBC OLYMPICS

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Infinity wrote:

BBC Coverage:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/entries/ae61c0a5-ad0b-4d57-a693-3ef9d90e3403


There's a lot of coverage on the main BBC HD channels of the Rio Olympics  from next weekend !!!!

As to be expected, plus loads of BBC Red Button Feeds.

Safest way to participate.... watch on TV in the UK.

 Plus of course, BBC iPlayer...

 

 

BBC OLYMPICS PN A.jpg

 

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Re: RIO Olympic Games 2016 5th August to 21st August

I'd rather watch paint dry. 

All medal winners are going to be suspect, and all Russian medal winners are going to be.......? 

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Re: RIO Olympic Games 2016 5th August to 21st August

A bit of an understatement but it's off to a bad start.

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Have they managed to actually managed to finish the building work 😕
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For all of you not interested in watching people run around and throwing things and swimming, I give you, the BBQ Pit Boys:

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/BarbecueWeb/videos

 

Far more interesting viewing... Evil

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I rread this morning somewhere , the launching ramp for the sailing has just collapsed Sad

They Hope to have it fixed for the start  OOOOps

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And so it begins.....

 

Opening Ceremony Tonight

BBC ONE HD 23:40

 

Repeated Saturday Morning

BBC TWO HD 09:15

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mzrxt

 

Also... previous highlights of Opening & Closing Ceremonies Online

From 2008 (Beijing), including Winter Olympics, but Not Available at present !!!

Unless you pay...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qf9wy/episodes/guide

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Also beginning, the shifting of programme schedules to make room for what is most likely to be the worst games ever. Are the medals worth winning anymore in the shadow of those doping scandals and backhanders? We'll see of course but this long time and increasingly cynical old duffer will not be holding what breath he has left. 

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Re: RIO Olympic Games 2016 5th August to 21st August

Looks like my TV will spend even longer in the 'off' condition for the next couple of weeks.Grin

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I think the various pundits will be working harder to conjurer up interest by the public in their respective sports.

Apologies have already been given for saturating the BBC with the Rio Olympics.

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Ah the handyness of having my own stock of TV shows & films to watch on a server, aswell as a choice of millions of videos on youtube, and of course, there's outdoors where my barbecue lives, should be easy to avoid anything to do with the limpicks... Grin

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At least you can watch youtube! Wink

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To be honest, most of the time I'm just listening to youtube (doing it right now actually), so could have the videos at potato quality and I'd not notice... Grin