Westwood One Sports at Rio 2016


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Westwood One is pleased to once again provide live play-by-play coverage from the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. CLICK HERE for our complete schedule of live broadcasts, including soccer, golf and basketball.

Westwood One will also bring you a nightly show featuring live play-by-play of other events as well as results and recaps for the day’s earlier action. Tonight in Rio, hosted by Kevin Kugler and Steve Mason, will air at 10 PM Eastern and Pacific each night for 17 consecutive nights during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Westwood One’s coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics will feature an all-star team of announcers and Olympians:

  • Opening/Closing Ceremonies: Joe Tolleson and Olympic Historian David Wallechinsky
  • Swimming: Patrick Kinas and Dara Torres (12-time Olympic medalist)
  • Gymnastics: Sam Gore and Amanda Borden (1996 Gold Medalist)
  • Track & Field: Ted Emrich and Carol Lewis (three-time Olympian)
  • Basketball: Kevin Kugler and PJ Carlesimo (1992 Dream Team assistant coach)
  • Soccer: Joe Tolleson and Tony DiCicco (1996 Gold Medal U.S. Olympic Women’s Soccer Head Coach)
  • Golf: Kevin Kugler and Charlie Rymer (former PGA tour player)
  • Tonight in Rio Hosts: Steve Mason and Kevin Kugler (with contributions from Olympic historian David Wallechinsky)

CLICK HERE to learn more about the announcers who will call the action for Westwood One Sports in Rio.

In addition to hundreds of radio affiliates nationwide, Westwood One’s coverage of Rio 2016 will also be available for the first time digitally thanks to TuneIn. You’ll be able to listen to all of our coverage on SiriusXM and online at TuneIn.com or via the TuneIn app for Android and iOS.

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