Get your sporting fix with 'Great Olympic Moments'

Everything you need to know about the Olympic Channel series being broadcast when Tokyo 2020 was originally due to be held.
By Olympic Channel

The decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games until next year, made in March, has left a big gap in the sporting calendar.

With the COVID-19 pandemic still at large, international competition remains on the back burner with smaller, regional events currently the order of the day.

To fill the void, Olympic Channel has put together the Great Olympic Moments streaming channel, featuring memorable races, contests and ceremonies from summer Olympic Games all the way back to Mexico City 1968 – with more than 90 hours of newly-produced content with updated commentary.

It will be available from 24 July until the end of August every day from 06:00 UTC, and will feature stars such as artistic gymnastics hero Nadia Comaneci providing real-time commentary on their greatest Olympic moments.

Watch the epic performances of the sporting legends that made history at the Olympic Games, exclusively from the Olympic Channel, available worldwide and subscription-free at and on its apps for mobile, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.

The full broadcast schedule can be found here.

What is Great Olympic Moments?

Great Olympic Moments is a collection of historic and notable moments going from the Summer Olympic Games of Mexico City 1968 all the way through to Rio 2016.

In addition to iconic finals and contests, there are Opening and Closing Ceremonies as well as exclusive interviews with Nadia Comaneci and Indian tennis ace Leander Paes on their defining Olympic experiences.

When is Great Olympic Moments?

Great Olympic Moments will be broadcast on the days when the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were originally due to be held - from 24 July to 9 August.

There will be over 90 hours of footage spanning six decades of the summer Olympic Games from 1968 to 2016.

All official Summer Olympic sports - from archery to wrestling and everything in between - will be featured as well as the Opening Ceremonies from Barcelona 1992, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 and the Closing Ceremonies from Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and London 2012.

There is swimming's 'Race of the Century' at Athens 2004 featuring Michael Phelps and Ian Thorpe, plus performances from iconic Olympians like Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Fu Mingxia, Cathy Freeman and Haile Gebrselassie.

How to watch Great Olympic Moments

Great Olympic Moments will be broadcast on Olympic Channel at, its mobile apps and on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.

There are no geographical restrictions so you can enjoy Great Olympic Moments anywhere in the world.