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Olympic Heroes and Social Influencers Face Off in Olympic Channel’s Global Games


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MADRID – For the first time ever, Olympic heroes and social influencers will battle it out in mash-up competitions in the new original series Global Games. Filmed in Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Global Games will test athletes’ strength, skill and stamina through challenges such as chicken fight boxing, sumo volleyball and short track …

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Olympic Channel Presents LIVE Coverage from the IOC Session in Lima, Peru


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MADRID – On the highly anticipated occasion of the decision to award the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 at the same time, the Olympic Channel will present LIVE online coverage from the IOC Session in Lima, Peru on Wednesday, 13 September starting at 11 a.m. PET (6 p.m. CET). The Olympic Channel’s in-depth coverage of the …

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Handball, Roller Sports and Boules Sport Join the Olympic Channel


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MADRID – On the heels of its one-year anniversary, the Olympic Channel today announced that it has reached cooperation agreements with the international governing bodies for handball, roller sports and skateboarding as well as boules sport to collaborate on content for the multi-platform global media destination. The agreements with the International Handball Federation (IHF), Fédération Internationale …

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Olympic Channel and beIN MEDIA GROUP Announce Partnership Beginning 4 September 2017


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Partnership includes branded programming hours and dedicated linear channel in MENA offering year-round coverage of Olympic sports and athletes MADRID and DOHA – Bringing fans and viewers closer to the Olympic Movement all year round, the Olympic Channel and beIN MEDIA GROUP today announced a new partnership which begins today, 4 September with programming blocks leading …

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Olympic Channel Commemorates One-Year Anniversary


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IOC’s Global Media Destination Provides Platform Where Fans Can Experience the Power of Sport and the Excitement of the Olympic Games All Year Round  MADRID  – The Olympic Channel celebrates its one-year anniversary with more than 6,000 videos representing all Olympic sport disciplines and 206 countries, 30 original series, partnerships with 54 international sport federations …

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Olympic Flame to Burn Brighter All Year Round with New Discovery Communications and Olympic Channel Partnership in Europe


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New collaboration enables new and younger audiences to experience and engage with the Olympic Movement 365 days a year Partnership includes digital amplification, content creation and dedicated Olympic Channel programming windows on Eurosport The Olympic Channel and Discovery Communications today unveiled a new partnership to engage a new, younger and wider audience in Europe with …

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Olympic Channel Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992


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  MADRID  – Twenty-five years ago today, all eyes around the world were on Barcelona, Spain, as it hosted its first Olympic Games in what would become a lasting symbol for the city. In honour of the 25th anniversary of the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992, the Olympic Channel global digital platform presents a celebration of …

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“Olympic Chanel: Home of Team USA” Debuts in Millions of US TV Homes


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Inspired by sport with athletes at the heart of its programming, the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA launched on Saturday 15 July in more than 35 million homes in the United States. The new TV network allows Olympic fans and new generations to further engage with their favourite sports, athletes and stories all year …

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“Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA” Launches Tomorrow


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NBC OLYMPICS PRIMETIME HOST MIKE TIRICO, TWO-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST SHAUN WHITE, AND IOC, USOC AND NBCUNIVERSAL EXECUTIVES DISCUSS THE LAUNCH STAMFORD, Conn. – July 14, 2017 – Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA — a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal — launches tomorrow, Saturday, July 15. Click here for the …

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Two Days Until the Launch of “Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA”


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U.S. OLYMPIANS AND PARALYMPIANS DISCUSS NEW NETWORK’S IMPACT “It will bring a lot more eyes to our sport, athletes, and our stories.” – Two-Time Olympic Medalist Ted Ligety “The attention on Paralympic athletes and our stories will be great for fans everywhere.” – 17-Time Paralympic Medalist Tatyana McFadden STAMFORD, Conn. – July 13, 2017 – …

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