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When were the Olympic Games first televised?

Last Updated: 26th April, 2020

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The Olympics made broadcasting history in1936when the Berlin Games was beamed out live in black andwhite toathletes in the Olympic village and to the wider public in25special viewing rooms located in Berlin and Potsdam.

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Likewise, people ask, which Olympic Games were televised first?

First Televised Games Contrary to most sources, the first everbroadcastedOlympics were the 1936 Summer Olympics inBerlin,Germany. The city had won the bid to host theOlympics overBarcelona in April 1931, during the IOC Session whichtook place inBarcelona.

Furthermore, was the 1936 Olympics televised? The 1936 Berlin Olympic games werethefirst to be televised. The Nazi government usedtheOlympics as a propaganda tool, and the presenceoftelevision was used to highlight Germany'ssophisticatedtechnology.

Beside above, when was sport first televised?

17 May 1939

What channel will the 2020 Olympics be on?

The 2020 Summer Olympics inTokyowill be televised by a number of broadcastersthroughout theworld.

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