The year-old dean of figure skating commentary will be back on television for NBC's coverage of the games, providing analysis in chats with Olympic host Bob Costas during breaks in the action. Rogge, just named to the position, flew to the United States to speak with American Olympic officials, and on his way back to Europe made a stop at Mr. From on, he was beaten only once, in a highly controversial decision at the world championships, where he outscored the Swiss skater [Hans Gerschwiler] but was relegated to second place by ordinal scores. Ebersol also acknowledged that the rampaging growth of the Internet — particularly broadband access — would transform the medium over the next four years and that the advertising engine of the modern Olympics will be in for a radical overhaul. He said he wanted to make sure that competing in the morning would not harm the performance of the likely American star of the Games. Prior to World War II, figure skating was simply that, cutting pretty figures on the ice.
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More women watch the Games than men, and for the women, they're less interested in the result and more interested in the journey. Invariably, comparisons were made between the two announcing teams; the NBCSN team of Weir and Lipinski received critical acclaim, and were ultimately named NBC's lead commentary team for figure skating later that year. Today co-anchor Bryant Gumbel was the prime time host  that year; Bob Costas hosted the late-night show while Jane Pauley was one of the hosts of early-morning coverage. Share Facebook Twitter Email Tumblr. Retrieved July 16, During the Centennial Olympic Park bombing in , NBC suspended its coverage of a volleyball game and broadcast the news for several hours commercial-free.
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Life Inside a Woman's Prison. In the years since Denver said no thanks, more cities have become wary of pursuing the Olympics in the face of public opposition and financial concerns. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Samaranch if China could move the dates of its bid four weeks back into August. The creativity expands to touch on the power sport has to bring us together as one community, one country and one world, and sport has always been one of the great uniters. Be in the know on current and upcoming trends.
The network had made a deal in to secure them all even before the Games were awarded to any cities — a notion Mr. It's Cool To Be Ignorant". Tell us what you think. They have become social media darlings during the Pyeongchang Olympics, their undeniable chemistry winning people over around the world. In her second Olympic Games, Shiffrin won gold in giant slalom and then added a silver medal in alpine combined despite being in sixth place after the downhill portion of the race.