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  1. BBC to Talk to Discovery About 2022, 2024 Olympics Rights

    11:04 am 6/29/2015

    France Televisions and Germany’s ARD and ZDF are among the other big European public broadcasters that have long aired Summer and Winter Games and must now negotiate possible sublicensing deals. Read more

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  2. Dick Ebersol ‎Helps Discovery Nab Olympics Rights for Europe

    7:58 am 6/29/2015

    The former head of NBC Sports and Olympics served as an unpaid adviser.Read more

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  3. Discovery Wins European Rights to 2018-2024 Olympics

    5:13 am 6/29/2015

    It marks the first time rights have been awarded to the same TV company across the continent.Read more

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  4. 4K Ultra HD TV Broadcasting Not on the Agenda for Rio Olympics, Says IOC

    8:47 am 2/18/2015

    Instead, Olympic Broadcast Services is eyeing virtual reality for the 2016 Games.Read more

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  5. Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty to DUI

    9:58 am 12/19/2014

    The Olympic swimmer, who was arrested on Sept. 30, was sentenced to a suspended year in prison and a year and a half of probationRead more

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  6. Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Named 2018 Winter Olympics Announcers

    6:37 am 10/22/2014

    "Getting to enjoy our sport every day and bringing people in America back to our sport with us, … we're just completely honored and so proud"Read more

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  7. Michael Phelps Suspended for Six Months After DUI Arrest

    2:13 pm 10/6/2014

    USA Swimming said his behavior violated the organization's code of conductRead more

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  8. Australia's Seven Network Acquires Rights to Next Three Olympics

    1:26 am 8/5/2014

    The deal encompasses TV, radio and digital rights and includes an option to add the 2022 Winter and the 2024 Summer Games. Read more

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  9. New Shaw Media Channel to Crowd Canadian All-News TV Space

    4:57 am 7/7/2014

    The broadcast giant plans to launch a national news channel, Global News 1, after former NBC News anchor Dawna Friesen became the face of its flagship Global National newscast. Read more

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  10. NBC's New Olympic Deal: Six-Games Strategy Includes Hopes for a U.S. Host City

    11:14 am 5/7/2014

    With its early $7.65 billion media rights pact, NBCUniversal stands to score even bigger ratings and profits if one of the unannounced Winter or Summer Games lands on American soil. Read more

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