Olympic Games on Stan Sport
(L to R) Grant Hackett, Nova Peris, Tara Rushton, Michael Atkinson, Adam Peacock, Ash Barty, Chris Stubbs, Stephanie Rice

Olympic Games on Stan Sport coverage details

Olympic Games on Stan Sport – With less than two months until the world’s eyes turn to Paris, Stan today announced its comprehensive coverage plans for 2024’s showpiece event – the Olympic Games.

Stan Sport will be the only place to watch every event from Paris 2024 ad-free, live and on demand with the biggest moments in 4K Ultra HD from July 26

Stan Sport will complement the 9Network’s Olympics offering across free to air assets and 9Now, bringing the Olympics to Australian audiences better than ever before.

Stan revealed that eight international / multi language live channels will be available exclusively throughout Paris 2024, another world first offering for Olympics coverage in Australia.

Viewers can enjoy the curated official coverage from the UK, Spain, France, Germany, Greece and Italy (Eurosport), India (Viacom 18) and New Zealand (Sky New Zealand), with world class international experts and extensive daily shows.

This means the Olympic Games will engage with more communities in Australia than ever before, in languages they are familiar with.

Viewers can also tune into the Olympics Daily and Paris Preview shows available exclusively on Stan Sport daily throughout the Games. Hosted by Tara Rushton and Adam Peacock, the shows will include opinion and analysis from some of Australia’s most trusted Olympic voices including Ash Barty, Grant Hackett, Stephanie Rice, Nova Peris and John Steffensen and more every morning and evening.

An upgraded Stan Sport platform was also revealed today, with enhanced features delivering subscribers a rich and effortless Olympics viewing experience. 

Stan Chief Executive Officer Martin Kugeler said: 

“2024 is set to become the biggest year of Sport for Stan and we are delighted to deliver the most comprehensive, innovative and uninterrupted, ad-free viewing experience for the Olympic Games in Australian history, and 4K for the first time ever in Australia.”

“Due to our unique live and on demand offering we will make sure Australian sport fans can watch every epic moment from Paris 2024 when and where they want. Our fantastic lineup of some of the biggest sporting legends will provide expert commentary, insights and analysis.”

“Thanks to the support from the IOC and the great partners of Eurosport, TV18 and Sky New Zealand, Stan Sport will bring curated official international channels in multiple languages, making the Olympics accessible to even more Australians than ever before. We are proud to bring this world first to our audience.”

“As part of the Nine group, Stan together with the 9Network and 9Now will bring Paris 2024 to every fan in Australia. To deliver the world’s most prestigious sporting event just three years after launching Stan Sport is a testament to the ambition, passion and dedication of the team at Stan.”

Olympic Games on Stan Sport
Live & On Demand Offering 

For the first time in Australian history, all 329 events at Paris 2024 will be available ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport with 4K Ultra HD available for the biggest moments.

Viewers will have the choice between the largest range of Olympics coverage, including:

  • 40 individual sport channels, covering every event ad-free, live and on demand, with 4K Ultra HD
  • 4 feature channels crossing between the best action ad-free, live and exclusive 
  • 8 international / multi-language channels ad-free, live, exclusive and on demand including international shows and experts
  • 24/7 Olympics News channel ad-free, live & exclusive

All medal events and major moments from Paris 2024 will also be available to stream in stunning 4K Ultra HD, a first for Olympics viewing in Australia. This will be complemented by a comprehensive on demand offering including full replays, highlights and exclusive minis on Stan Sport ensuring Australians won’t miss a second of the action.

In a world first, eight live international channels will be available on Stan Sport, making the Olympics accessible to more audiences and communities in Australia than ever before.

This marks the first time international channels, including non-English options, have been offered to Australian audiences for the Olympics. 

Stan will make available to Australian audiences tailored and curated official live Paris 2024 coverage from the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany and Greece in their native languages from Eurosport, plus live coverage from New Zealand‘s official broadcaster Sky New Zealand and TV18’s official Indian coverage in English.

This unique offering will, for the first time, provide communities with a comprehensive and culturally relevant viewing experience throughout Paris 2024.

Olympic Games on Stan Sport
Shows & Surrounding Content

Rounding out Stan Sport’s Paris 2024 offering will be Olympics Daily and Paris Preview – exclusive morning review and evening preview shows bookending each day and airing at 7am and 2pm AEST throughout all 16 days of competition. 

These star-studded shows will be hosted by two of Australia’s most trusted sports presenters Tara Rushton and Adam Peacock, who will be covering his fourth Olympic Games. An accomplished lineup of Olympic champions across a range of sports will also join the show as experts to provide world class analysis and opinion.

Three-time Grand Slam winner, former tennis World No. 1 and Tokyo 2020 Bronze medallist Ash Barty will, for the first time since retiring in early 2022, provide Australian audiences unique insights into the tennis competition.

The daily shows will also feature swimming legend and four-time Gold medallist Grant Hackett, three-time Gold medal winner Stephanie Rice and Olympic, World and Commonwealth medalist John Steffensen. Michael Atkinson and Chris Stubbs will be based on the ground in Paris throughout the Games providing regular updates with exclusive access and interviews.

Stan Sport’s full Olympics Daily and Paris Preview expert lineup:

Stan Sport’s full Olympics Daily and Paris Preview expert lineup:

TennisAsh Barty (Tokyo 2020 – Bronze) Wally Masur (Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992)
SwimmingGrant Hackett (Sydney 2000 – 2 Gold, Athens 2004 – Gold & 2 Silver, Beijing 2008 – Silver & Bronze) Stephanie Rice (Beijing 2008 – 3 Gold, London 2012)
AthleticsJohn Steffensen (Athens 2004 – Silver, Beijing 2008, London 2012) Nova Peris (Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000)
Rugby SevensAlicia Lucas (née Quirk) (Rio 2016 – Gold) Michael Hooper (125 Wallabies Caps) Morgan Turinui (20 Wallabies Caps)
FootballElise Kellond-Knight (Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020) Mark Bosnich (Barcelona 1992) Craig Foster (29 Socceroos Caps)
BasketballShane Heal (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004)
RowingNick Green (Barcelona 1992 – Gold, Atlanta 1996 – Gold)
CyclingStuart O’Grady (Barcelona 1992 – Silver, Atlanta 1996 – 2 Bronze, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 – Gold, Beijing 2008, London 2012)
HockeyJamie Dwyer (Athens 2004 – Gold, Beijing 2008 – Bronze, London 2012 – Bronze, Rio 2016) Nova Peris (Atlanta 1996 – Gold)
Olympic Games on Stan Sport
Stan’s Paris 2024 Launch at the Sydney Opera House, Wednesday 29 May. L to R: Alicia Lucas, Michael Atkinson, Tara Rushton, CEO Martin Kugeler, Elise Kellond-Knight, Shane Heal

Viewers on Stan can also get their Olympics fix in the lead up and during Paris 2024 with a new lineup of documentaries to enjoy. This includes the recently announced Stan Original Documentary Trailblazers starring Sam Kerr, Steph Catley and Mary Fowler which captures the incredible rise of women’s football in Australia, as the Matildas strive to win Gold.

Other sports documentaries will also be available on Stan in the lead-up to Paris 2024, including Freeman, exploring Cathy Freeman’s iconic Gold medal win at Sydney 2000, Kipchoge: The Last Milestone, I Am Bolt, I Am Ali and Foreman.

Olympic Games on Stan Sport
Platform Upgrade & Innovation

Subscribers can expect a premium, elevated and distinct viewing experience, with Stan Sport’s user interface enhanced for Paris 2024 to help navigate thousands of hours of live and on demand action.

Discovery and search will also be upgraded on the Stan Sport platform to meet the diverse needs of customers and serve up the content most interesting to them, in the simplest way possible. 

A built-in schedule and dedicated and curated feeds including Gold Medal Moments, Aussies in Action, Daily Top 10, will also be available to ensure viewers won’t miss the biggest moments from Paris 2024.

Stan Sport subscribers will also enjoy features including 5.1 surround sound and an enhanced seamless in-player viewing experience. Improved live switching functionality across TVs, set-top boxes, and for the first time, mobile and web, will enable easy navigation between live Olympic sports.

Paris 2024 forms part of a huge lineup of action coming up on Stan Sport including Roland-Garros (May 26 – June 9), the UEFA Champions League Final (June 2), Wimbledon (July 1 – July 14), Super Rugby Pacific Final (June 22), the Wallabies v Wales/Georgia Series (July 6 – July 20), The Rugby Championship (August 10 – September 29) and the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games (August 28 – September 8).

To watch Stan’s coverage of Paris 2024, customers will need an active Stan Sport subscription. Coverage commences on July 24 ahead of the opening ceremony on July 27 (AEST).

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