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This will be Tirico's first time hosting an Opening Ceremony, but not his first Olympic experience having hosted the Closing Ceremonies in Rio for the network in 2016 following his time as a daytime host during the Summer Games. President of NBC Olympics Production and Programming president Jim Bell had this to say about the announcement: "It's beyond exciting[...]
Lindsey Vonn
She's also been to three Olympics, bringing home a Gold and Bronze medal so far. Vonn was in the news lately for a different reason. On December 8th, 2017, Vonn said in an interview that while she is at the 2018 Winter Olympics, she feels that Olympians represent the people of the countries the participate for —[...]
CBS Living Biblically
CBS released its Winter 2018 schedule on Friday, and while there are a number of takeaways from the announcement, one thing seems very clear: The Eye Network isn't afraid of the "big, bad wolf" otherwise known as NBC's 2018 Winter Olympics coverage. While most networks usually "counter" Olympic coverage with repeats or by burning off episodes[...]
Michael Jordan's 1984 Olympic Sneakers Go For A Record-Breaking $190,000
Jordan wore the shoes during his gold-medal game against Spain at the 1984 Olympics This breaks the record set in 2013 for a pair of sneakers Jordan wore in game five of the 1997 NBA finals, which went for $104,765 That game, played 20 years ago today, was also known as the flu game — Jordan[...]
Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin Is Captain Marvel In Winter Olympics Promo
@MikaelaShiffrin is working it at the #WinterOlympics promo shoot pic.twitter.com/YsSlGGfmx2 — #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) April 27, 2017 22 year old Shiffrin is sporting the most FABULOUS Jamie McKelvie Captain Marvel inspired speed suit while holding her skis Mikaela competes for Team USA in slalom and giant slalom ski events. Turns out that Team USA and uniform company Spyder partnered[...]
It's True, It's True. Kurt Angle Enters The WWE Hall Of Fame
 From the WWE: It's true, it's true! Kurt Angle will be taking his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 just two days before WrestleMania 33, as first reported by ESPN.com. "Kurt Angle's accomplishments both in the Olympics and WWE were extraordinary," said WWE's Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative[...]
Japan's Prime Minister Appeared As Mario During Rio Olympic's Closing Ceremony
It's a passing of the literal and figurative torch. Japan, who are set to host the 2020 Olympics, did it in style last night too, with the country having a segment dedicated to Super Mario The best bit? Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared out of a green pipe with a Mario like hat on his head. The moment[...]
Mario And Sonic At The Rio Olympic Games Confirmed For Wii U And 3DS
It was noted that both Golf and Rugby would be making an appearance in next year games, which should at least be mildly interesting. There is no release date yet, but you would assume it will launch nearish to the Olympics which start next summer I actually don't hate these games They are are fun family[...]
London Late On The Big Money Olympics
The London Olympic Games is coming to a close. It has been a very controlled media circus, whether that be Mastercard being banned, BBC cameras being
A More-Complete Reference Guide To The London Olympic Opening Ceremony
Here's a bullet point reference guide to the Olympics, as complete as Brendon and Rich can get it… please feel free to add more bullet points in the comments and we will integrate them. The shipping forecast, played late at night on British radio, ostensibly to help sailors, but now an institution, a comfortable, recognisable sign[...]