22 Jul '16, 12pm

Olympics: Singapore will not get to see live sporting action from Rio Games

Olympics: Singapore will not get to see live sporting action from Rio Games

SINGAPORE - In two weeks, Singapore will be sending its largest contingent to an Olympics since independence. The 25 athletes competing in seven sports could even win a record number of medals, if the women's table tennis players and swimmer Joseph Schooling deliver. But as things stand, Singaporeans will not be able to join in the moment should Schooling or anyone else make the Olympic podium. The Straits Times understands that Mediacorp and broadcast rights holder Dentsu have inked a deal that includes only delayed telecasts of the sporting action. olympics-tags-page.png Related Story Follow ST's Olympics microsite and ST's team heading to Rio Mediacorp will air at least 10 hours of delayed action daily for the duration of the Aug 5-21 Games. Only the opening and closing ceremonies will be shown live. The agreement also includes the Olympics news channel and daily highli...

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