Watch Olympic Channel on Connected TV Devices

Award-winning documentaries and original series, plus Olympic Games replays and highlights, and other live sport, available for Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku, via the official Olympic Channel apps. Here's 13 Originals you should be watching.

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There are more ways than ever to watch your favourite content from Olympic Channel.

The official Olympic Channel app is available on connected TV devices for Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and the Roku platform (as well as apps for mobile and tablets), bringing fans closer to Olympic sports all year round, for free and without subscription.

Among the content available on connected TV devices is a 24/7 live streaming channel featuring original programming, Olympic Games event replays and highlights, live events in selected territories in collaboration with Olympic Channel’s federation partners, and other sports-related video feature pieces.

There are dedicated #staystrong and #stayheathy collections available, featuring athlete workouts, as well as all the Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies from 1988 onwards in full.

Olympic Channel also offers a library of hundreds of hours of original content, comprising more than 70 series and 500 episodes, developed with top production companies from more than 25 countries. Highlights include:

  • Five Rings Films: Olympic Channel’s signature sports documentary series is produced by Hollywood legend Frank Marshall and Mandalay Sports Media. Directed by some of the biggest names in film from around the world, the feature-length films include The Nagano Tapes, which tells the inspiring underdog story of the Czech Republic’s stunning gold medal win in men’s ice hockey in 1998; The People’s Fighters, which examines Cuba’s boxing culture highlighting the career of the legendary Teofilo Stevenson; and The Golden Generation which spotlights Argentina's Men’s National Team’s historic run to claim gold at the Athens 2004 Olympic Basketball Tournament.
  • Original Series: From the heart-warming stories of athletes who overcame adversity in Against All Odds to the Webby award-winning Identify about the journeys of transgender athletes and the fitness-based Hitting the Wall which pits influencers against Olympians, Olympic Channel provides an entertaining, inspiring and action-packed look at the everyday lives of athletes.

Struggling with what to watch? Here are some ideas.

13 Must-Watch Olympic Channel Originals

Online or on-the-go, you can relive the excitement of the Olympics whenever you want, and our Originals are a great way to do that.

Here’s a quick list of videos you won’t want to miss:

1. Relive the backstory to the Miracle on the Mat in "Rulon"

The incredible story of wrestler Rulon Gardner, who shocked the world at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, became an American icon overnight, and then survived multiple near-death experiences and low points in his life following the gold medal success as he struggled to find his footing away from the mat. He shares the full story, in his own words.

2. “The Nagano Tapes” from Five Rings Films

There’s a reason why the story of these Czech ice hockey underdogs is the most-watched documentary on Olympic Channel.

If you haven’t seen it yet, you’re missing out… it’s more than a fairytale!

3. “Shredding Monsters”

Catch a wave with surfing legend Garrett McNamara and other big wave stars as they take on swells from Nazare to Mavericks and test their skills on mother nature’s playground.

Hang on for one gnarly hour!

4. Road to Tokyo: Surfing - The Qualifier Stories

Surfing and Sport Climbing are two exciting new events at the Tokyo 2020 Games in 2021.

We followed the top competitors on those two sports for this special series looking at how qualification was decided.

5. Skateboarding is “Going Olympic”

Skateboarding will also make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games, and this local, old school crew of skateboarders can’t wait to see what the new generations come up with.

Bring it on!

6. Santiago Lange is “Against All Odds”

Need some motivation? At 54, this sailor lost half a lung to cancer just months before the Rio 2016 Olympics, and he STILL won a gold medal!

7. Go Beyond the Rings with “Anatomy Of”

Get your inner nerd on and go high-tech with athletes like rugby player Tom Mitchell who submits himself to physical and analytical tests to see just what makes his body elite. I’m in!

8. “Camps to Champs”

Olympians including snowboarder Gus Kenworthy visit refugee camps around the world and learn first-hand how sports helps to heal and has the power to change lives.

This is a real tearjerker so defintely have some tissues on standby.

9. “Far From Home”

India’s Shiva Keshavan is a six-time Winter Olympian, but lives in one of the hottest countries in the world… so how does he compete on ice?

He’s literally one-in-a-billion!

10. Finding your true self in “Identify”

This award-winning series about transgender athletes introduces you to the real-life experiences these LGBTQ athletes face in order to pursue their passions and live an authentic life.

11. “My Olympic Moment” with David Guetta

Music and sport go together like cake and ice cream! Who knew that world-renowned French DJ David Guetta is an Olympic fanatic?

He narrates his favourite Olympic moment in this short, super-fun video.

12. Return to the Cold with “We Are One”

Everyone remembers when North and South Korea marched together at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, but did you know there were cameras following their every move?

The insider’s story of their combined women’s ice hockey team is captured in this astounding documentary.

13. Get behind the scenes with top gymnasts in All Around.

Follow three of the world’s top gymnasts - Morgan Hurd (USA), Angelina Melnikova (Russia), Chen Yile (China) - as they balance life as teenagers with dreams of winning gold at Tokyo 2020. The All Around gymnastics documentary series offers unique access to the everyday lives of artistic gymnasts.

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