The games of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio officially begin today following last night’s opening ceremony. While NBC will be broadcasting live television coverage of the games, mobile viewers are able to watch an Olympic live NBC video stream free online as well.
The NBC live stream of the Rio Olympics is free via the NBC Sports free app download and the NBC live extra platform. In this way, viewers can watch virtually every Olympic event via live or replay video online at from just about anywhere.
Watch NBC Live Olympic Video Stream Online from Rio
The first step for watching the live and replay video of the Olympic coverage from NBC is to download and install the free NBC sports app to your mobile device.
Watching via a computer does not require a download as the NBC sports web site has a dedicated section for streaming Olympic video coverage. Viewers can watch the video stream directly on their browser.
In addition to the Olympic video streams, the NBC Sports web site also has a complete schedule of Olympic events for each day. The schedule includes times as well as whether the event will be broadcast on television or online.
To access and watch the live and replay video from the Rio games, viewers may need to select their television provider.