SingTel mio TV to show Olympics' opening ceremony in 3D

Subscribers can enjoy free access to all Olympic Channels from 28 July to 13 August.

In a release, ESPN STAR Sports, the official broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games, will showcase the first ever broadcast of the Games’ Opening Ceremony in 3D, on ESPN 3D (SingTel mio TV ch 144) this Saturday (28 July) at 4.00am.

Here's more from ESPN STAR Sports:

ESPN STAR Sports announced its 3D coverage schedule on SingTel mio TV today, with more than 200 hours of coverage on ESPN 3D, bolstering its coverage to 3,800 hours across 15 channels. The first Olympic Games event to be broadcast on ESPN 3D is the Swimming Men’s and Women’s heats, including the Men's 400m Individual Medley featuring Singapore’s Quah Zheng Wei and Tao Li in the Women's 100m Butterfly. Other events being broadcast on ESPN 3D also include events from Track and Field, Gymnastics, Diving, Basketball, Synchronised Swimming, Canoeing, Kayaking amongst others. The Closing Ceremony will also be broadcast in 3D on Monday 13 August, at 4.00am.

ESPN STAR Sports is the official broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games and with mio TV, will deliver the biggest ever and most extensive coverage, offering Singaporeans unprecedented access with its channels. Singapore sports fans who are SingTel mio TV Subscribers can enjoy free access to all the Olympic Channels from 28 July to 13 Aug 2012 and look forward to 24-hour coverage on channels ESPN (SingTel mio TV ch 131 / 114), STAR Sports (SingTel mio TV ch 132 / 115), ESPN HD (SingTel mio TV ch 133 / 117), ESPNEWS (SingTel mio TV ch 130 / 116) during the Games, and for the first time ever enjoy 10 dedicated high-definition ESPN STAR Sports channels covering the Games on ESPN 1-10 (SingTel mio TV ch 134-143) with LIVE and first-run coverage, as well as on ESPN 3D (SingTel mio TV ch 144).

Fans can keep up to date with the latest on the Olympics with mio TV’s interactive application without taking their eyes off the screen. By pressing the green button on the mio TV remote control, viewers can find out more about Team Singapore, the latest medal tally, highlights as well as access an easy to use sports finder to view the event schedule of their favourite sports.

ESPN STAR Sports’ coverage will also include two former Olympians as part of their studio coverage and presentation for badminton and swimming. Singapore’s most decorated athlete, Joscelin Yeo, represented the country at four consecutive Olympics (1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004) in swimming, and her four Olympics appearances are currently the most by any Singaporean athlete. Former national badminton player Ronald Susilo participated at the 2004 Summer Olympics in men's singles, reaching the quarterfinals, and also represented Singapore at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

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