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Offsiders, on location at the Rio 2016 Olympics

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ABC TV’s Offsiders is on location at the Rio 2016 Olympics bringing a global perspective on the big issues of the XXXI Olympiad.

Offsiders has assembled an experienced panel of expert analysts for the first Olympics special on Sunday morning.

Joining host Gerard Whateley on the panel will be:

New York Times Chief Sports Correspondent Christopher Clarey who has covered the past 13 Summer and Winter Olympics.

Brazilian-born Juliana Barbassa who is the Associated Press Rio de Janeiro correspondent.

Plus, The Australian’s European correspondent Jacqueline Magnay, also a former UK Telegraph Olympics Editor, who has covered 11 Olympic Games.

Can the Olympic spirit of harmony and inclusion rise above the doping scandals and political controversies?

Offsiders will be on location at the Rio 2016 Olympics for the programs airing on Sunday August 7 and 14 at 10am on ABC & iview.