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  1. Katy Perry Releases Inspirational Rio Olympics Video for New Single "Rise"

    10:54 am 7/15/2016

    In the clip, for her first new song in three years, the pop star pays tribute to runners, gymnasts, swimmers, soccer stars and other athletes.Read more

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  2. NBC's Mike Tirico on Olympic Golf Exodus: "We Need Some Patience"

    6:00 am 7/11/2016

    The analyst, who makes his debut on the network with Thursday's British Open, notes that Olympic tennis suffered the same low expectations when it returned to the Games in 1988.Read more

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  3. NBC Sports Execs Express Optimism in Spite of Problem-Plagued Rio Olympics

    6:30 am 7/8/2016

    About 150 NBC personnel are already on the ground in Rio as concerns grow over the safety and logistical pressures on the Games. Read more

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  4. Olympics 2016 Official Theme Song Video Released

    7:17 pm 7/3/2016

    The music video to "Alma e Coração" (Soul and Heart), performed by samba star Thiaquinho and featuring rapper Projota, was released Sunday.Read more

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  5. Jaguar Used in Brazil Olympic Torch Ceremony Shot Dead After It Tried to Attack a Soldier

    5:54 am 6/22/2016

    After the event ended, the animal escaped from his leash and fled, the Brazilian army said, adding that handlers initially shot the jaguar with tranquilizers but those were ineffective.Read more

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  6. Pregnant Savannah Guthrie Opts Out of Rio Olympics Over Zika Concerns

    6:46 pm 6/6/2016

    NBCUniversal has said that employees concerned about traveling to Rio are not required to go.Read more

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  7. Rio Olympics: NBC Plans 4K and High Dynamic Range for Opening Ceremony Coverage

    1:52 pm 5/26/2016

    Swimming, track and field and basketball will get 4K treatment.Read more

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  8. Savannah Guthrie to Join Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira in Hosting Rio Olympics Opening Ceremonies

    5:18 am 4/26/2016

    The Olympics will give NBC's 'Today' a further ratings boost this summer.Read more

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  9. NBC Capitalizes on Presidential Election for Summer Olympics Promo

    2:00 pm 3/14/2016

    The spot will debut on "Mega Tuesday," which features multiple primary elections, and air on NBC's news platforms as well as Fox News and CNN.Read more

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  10. Olympians Onscreen: How Taron Egerton and Stephan James Played History-Making Athletes

    6:30 am 2/25/2016

    THR chats with the stars of the distinct sports films 'Eddie the Eagle' and 'Race' about navigating bicycle kicks and crash landings, and bonding with onscreen coaches Hugh Jackman and Jason Sudeikis.Read more

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