The Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony LIVE on ESPN Caribbean

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The Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony LIVE on ESPN Caribbean

Live Telecast Friday, August 7, Begins with Pre-show at 6:30 p.m. ET

ESPN Caribbean’s extensive  coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics includes the live telecast of the Opening Ceremony on Friday, August 5 beginning at 6:30pm ET with a pre-show special. Coverage will be simulcast onESPN Play.

Alexis Nunes and Dwight Stones to host coverage with Jo AnkierJanelle AtkinsonShaka Hislop and Bernardo Osuna providing live reports from the stadium.

The Olympic Ceremony will be hosted at the famed Maracanã Stadium, home to the country’s top soccer clubs. The four-hour long event will showcase world class athletes, with the performance of Brazilian music legends Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, and new pop sensation, Anita.

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Gabriela Nuñez

Gaby Nuñez is manager of communications for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Latin American. She joined ESPN in October 2010 and is based in the company’s New York City offices. In this role, Gaby is responsible for the creative development, strategy and overall publicity efforts for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Latin America. Gaby grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and later moved to the U.S. Prior to joining ESPN, Gaby worked a various PR agencies in Miami and Los Angeles. She holds a B.A. from Florida International University.
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