New Delhi: Public Broadcaster Doordarshan will telecast live the opening and closing ceremony of the London Olympics on its national channel while DD Sports would provide round the clock live coverage of the sporting events.
The coverage would begin from July 27 to August 13, an official release from Doordarshan said.
The Public Broadcaster would also air special programmes capturing significant moments and performance of Indian athletes.
"The opening and closing ceremony will be telecast live on DD National and DD sports. The opening Ceremony will be telecast on 28th July from 1 am to 4.30 am," the statement said.
Special daily highlight of half an hour titled, "India at London" will also be telecast on DD-National from 7 to 8 am, which will focus on the overall performance of Indian athletes on day-to-day basis.
One hour highlight programme on daily performances of all the athletes of the Olympic Games will be telecast on DD-National between 9 to 10 am.
In addition another one hour of highlights will be aired Monday to Friday between 3 to 4 pm on DD National.
Live telecast from London from 12 midnight till 2 am will be telecast on DD National besides any event featuring India in semi-finals or finals will be covered live on DD National, the statement said.