Tonight the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics get underway with the grand spectacle of the Opening Ceremony. While millions watch the NBC broadcast on television, still millions more will watch a live NBC video stream of the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony online.
The free Olympics live stream from NBC is part of the enhanced coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics from the sports network beginning with tonight’s opening ceremony. Fans will be able to watch the Olympics live online via streaming video from NBC throughout the games on their tablets, smart phones and computers.
Watch Olympics Live Stream from NBC Sports Online: Opening Ceremony
To watch every event of the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio online, begin by downloading the free NBC live extra app to your mobile device. With the app, sports fans can then select live or replay video streams of every event from Rio and watch it from virtually anywhere.
Alternatively, to watch the NBC Olympics live stream on a computer, no download is needed. Either way, after opening the app download, or from the NBC Sports web site, select the event to watch and launch the live stream or replay video.
You may be prompted to select and log into your television provider in order to access the free Olympic video stream from NBC online.
Tonight’s coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony from NBC begins at 7:30 pm eastern. In addition to the NBC broadcast of the games, the network will also utilize its sister networks including NBCSN for television coverage of many events.
Unlike the last several Olympics, this year’s games will not require the time delay as Rio is in the Eastern Time zone.
The NBC Sports web site has a special section dedicated to the Rio Olympics coverage. The site has a full complement of video coverage, including a schedule of the free live video streams of the Olympic events.