The whole world is now centered to those five rings which determine new heights, new speed, and the everlasting glory.

Yes, the Summer Olympics, better known as Rio 2016 has begun on August 05, 2016, and after three days, the US is topping the medal charts with three golds, five silvers and four bronzes, which makes their overall count to twelve. 

China and Australia are behind the US in the table with eight and six medals in their pouch respectively.

Russia, the controversial heroes in this event are in the seventh spot, and interestingly, they have already bagged one gold, two silver, and two bronze. 

Italy, South Korea, Hungary and Great Britain are other countries which are now in the top ten chart.

The hottest star in Rio yesterday was none other than Micheal Phelps who scored his 23rd Olympic honor for his country. The legendary American swimmer along with his teammates won the gold medal in the 4*100 meters freestyle relay. 

Celebrated Tennis doubles duo Williams sisters was knocked out in the first round, as Barbora Strycova and Lucie Safarova trashed them at a convincing score of 6-3, 6-4.

This is the first defeat faced by the sisters in Olympic event. They have previously won Gold in 2008, 2012 and 2016. 

Sania Mirza and Prarthana Tambare, one of the most anticipated duo from India faced defeat in their first match, and even in the midst of this exit, Sania expressed her hope in winning a title in the mixed doubles with Rohan Bopanna. 

Live Telecast Information

Olympics is considered to be the most watched tournament after the Football World Cup.

Millions of people will be watching it on TV, and this time, the events are expected to create new viewership records. 

Doordarshan is the official broadcaster of Olympics in India, while Star Sports are also telecasting some live matches in this Asian country. BBC will show the games in the UK, while PTV will do the same in Pakistan. 

Hotstar will be live streaming popular events in Asian countries.

Internet users in America can watch games in the official website of NBC Universal.

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