Bob Costas and Piers Morgan debate whether any nation is flawless enough to host a global sporting event
"Every nation has flaws and problems and issues and things that they need to correct and shame in their past."
Leslie Jones “tired of fighting” media restrictions for her Olympic commentary (UPDATED)
Jones hit out at the Kevin Hart/Snoop Dogg Peacock highlights show, too.
Mike Tirico will host first week of Olympics from Beijing, then fly to LA for remote hosting and Super Bowl, a big change...
Tirico is leaving Beijing early to host the Super Bowl, but he'll also be handling some remote hosting of Olympics coverage.
NBC’s Tara Lipinski tells Julie Stewart-Binks “I would feel very nervous” about Beijing Olympics as an athlete given COVID
"Obviously, it's going to be a very different type of an Olympics. There's probably a little sadness in that for the athletes."
Famed Canadian broadcaster Brian Williams is retiring following a 50-year career, TSN will honour him ahead of Grey Cup
"Growing up, I always knew I was watching a major Canadian sports moment when I saw Brian Williams covering it on CBC. Having Brian bring his stature and gravitas to TSN was a game-changer for our network."
South Korean broadcaster apologizes for Olympics broadcast filled with cultural stereotypes
Examples included using a picture of the Chernobyl disaster to introduce Ukraine as well a picture of Dracula to represent Romania.
Telemundo plans for their most-extensive Spanish-language Olympics coverage ever, including more than 300 hours on TV
"We want our audience to experience the best performances across disciplines, and the most compelling stories of the Hispanic athletes on their quest to make history."
U.S. State Department spokesperson says they’ll “discuss” a potential boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics with allies
"It [a joint boycott] is something that we certainly wish to discuss. A coordinated approach will not only be in our interest but also in the interest of our allies and partners."
The 2021 Tokyo Olympics is in question following a Times (UK) report that the Japanese government may cancel
The planned Summer Olympics in Japan in 2021 may not happen after all.
NBCSN will air nearly 100 hours of content from past Summer Olympics over the next two weeks
NBCSN is set to show nightly blocks of Olympic programming over the next two weeks, covering the 2016 Rio Games (April 13-15), the 2012 London Games (April 16-19), the 2008 Bejing Games (April 20-21), and sport-specific programming (April 22-26).
Fox moves USWNT Olympic qualifier to FS1 in addition to Fox Soccer Plus; will be joined in progress after women’s basketball
It's not a perfect situation, but at least a lot of the game will be shown to a wider audience.
Olympic broadcasters are really pushing 8K TV for 2020 in Tokyo
Broadcasters hope to bring 8K into the forefront, even though 4K hasn't even been widely adopted.