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Transgender Athletes Share Their Personal Journeys in Olympic Channel’s Identify


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MADRID  – Featuring the inspiring journeys of five transgender athletes and how sport helped them find their true identities, Identify, the new original series from the Olympic Channel, profiles athletes who are making their mark in the sports world. The five-episode docu-series premieres on Wednesday, 28 June, and is available worldwide exclusively on the Olympic …

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World-Class Athletes Trade Places on New Olympic Channel Series “Sports Swap”


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Athletes Get in Olympic Day Spirit by Trying New Sports MADRID  – What happens when two Olympic athletes swap sports? In advance of Olympic Day, celebrated worldwide on 23 June, the Olympic Channel presents Sports Swap where two world-class athletes try each other’s sports with surprising results. The first six episodes are now available exclusively …

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“Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA” to Launch on July 15 in More Than 35 Million Homes


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New Channel Will Be Available To Most Customers of Altice, AT&T DirecTV, Comcast, Spectrum, Verizon, and Streaming Partners At Launch Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA Allows Fans to Connect to Olympic Sports, Athletes, and Stories All Year Round Initial Month of Programming Highlighted by World Championships in Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, and …

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Olympic Channel Welcomes Two New Sports


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  MADRID – The Olympic Channel today announced that it has reached cooperation agreements with the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) and World Bridge Federation (WBF) to collaborate on content for the global platform. The two new cooperation agreements bring the number of the federation partners who have announced similar agreements with the Olympic …

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Big Wave Surfing Legends Featured in Olympic Channel Production of Shredding Monsters


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Documentary Showcases Garrett McNamara, Jamie Mitchell, Hugo Vau, Andrew Cotton and Alessandro Marciano on the Infamous Wave of Nazaré MADRID and BIARRITZ, FRANCE – Showcasing the adrenaline-filled world of big wave surfing, the Olympic Channel presents Shredding Monsters on Friday, 26 May exclusively on the Olympic Channel mobile app and at olympicchannel.com. To celebrate the worldwide …

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World’s Biggest Fans Show Their Passion in Olympic Channel’s Groupies


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 MADRID – From extensive wig collections to elaborate costumes, Groupies profiles some of the most dedicated and passionate sports fans from around the world who go to extreme lengths to support and cheer on their Olympic heroes. The new five-episode original series premieres on Thursday, 4 May, and is available exclusively on the Olympic Channel global …

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Olympic Channel and International Surfing Association (ISA) Sign Partnership in Advance of 2017 ISA World Surfing Games


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  MADRID and LA JOLLA, CALIF. – The Olympic Channel and the International Surfing Association (ISA) today announced a cooperation agreement to collaborate on content. As part of the agreement, the Olympic Channel will live stream coverage from the upcoming 2017 ISA World Surfing Games, which take place 20-28 May, in Biarritz, France, in addition to …

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Olympic Channel Holding Open Casting for Season 2 of The Z Team


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 MADRID – Do you know a sports team that could benefit from the help of an Olympian? The Z Team, which features struggling sports teams who receive a helping hand from a game-changing coach and Olympic legend, is now casting for its 2nd season. Youth teams representing any Olympic sport and from any country are …

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Olympic Channel’s Africa Cycling Revolution Profiles the Region’s Rising Stars


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 MADRID – Meet cycling’s rising stars from sub-Saharan Africa in the new Olympic Channel Original Series Africa Cycling Revolution. The six-episode series is the Channel’s first original series dedicated to the sport of cycling, and is available exclusively on the Olympic Channel digital platform. Africa Cycling Revolution is a lively and entertaining journey across sub-Saharan Africa …

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