Welcome to Rio (10:00pm Sundays on SBS ONE) reveals the truth about life inside Rio’s famous shanty-towns, the favelas in a three-part documentary series. With extraordinary access to them this series reveals the favelas to be places of energy, resourcefulness and humour, through the lives of the people who live there.
The SBS World News team, headed by Sarah Abo and Brett Mason, will deliver comprehensive reports on the Socceroos campaign and all the other big cup stories on SBS World News (nightly 6:30pm on SBS ONE), radio and online.
Online & Mobile
For the very first time, all 2014 FIFA World Cup matches will be streamed live online at www.sbs.com.au/theworldgame. The World Game website features multi-angle replay functionality, match stats including heat maps and tactical information, live text commentary, social integration, fantasy football and tipping as well as news, highlights, polls and photo galleries. All matches will be able to be watched on catch up via SBS On Demand. SBS The World game App will be available as a FIFA World Cup edition with bespoke functionality for smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android).
SBS Radio will broadcast every game of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM live and exclusive across two dedicated radio stations. Featuring commentary in 13 languages, SBS Radio will be broadcasting in more languages than ever before and the most languages from a single broadcaster in the history of the FIFA World Cup.
Pop-up radio station SBS PopBrazil (SBS Radio 4), will keep the Brazilian vibe alive with the sounds of 2014 FIFA World Cup day and night. From samba, choro and bossa nova to straight up Brazilian rock, it will keep the Brazilian party going 24/7.
Tune in on match days to hear a simulcast The Full Brazilian (7:30pm from Friday 13 June) followed by two hours of the hottest Latin American dance tracks and mashups with resident DJ’s Dante Rivera and DJ Libre (nightly, 8:30pm).