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Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA Debuts This Weekend

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA — a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal — launches this weekend, highlighted by live diving coverage from the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships from Budapest, Hungary; live IAAF Diamond League track and field coverage from Rabat, Morocco; FIVB World Grand Prix women’s volleyball matches from Macau, China; and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA Launch Special,which will guide viewers through what they can expect to see on the new TV network.

This weekend’s coverage on the TV network Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will also include water polo and synchronized swimming from the FINA World Championships; ITU World Triathlon Series action from Hamburg, Germany; the World Paralympic Track and Field Championships from London, England; and original programming produced by the global Olympic Channel.

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will be live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights will be available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.

"The launch of the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA reinforces our unwavering commitment to the Olympic Movement and our valuable relationships with the IOC and USOC," said Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Broadcasting and Sports, NBCUniversal.

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About Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee. The new TV network will offer fans year-round programming of Olympic Sports from around the world, highlighting their favorite American athletes and teams. Programming will emphasize live events from a broad portfolio of summer and winter Olympic Sports. It will also include Olympic-themed original content produced by all three parties, such as original programs produced by filmmakers from around the world commissioned by the global Olympic Channel; rich archival footage from the IOC and NBCU’s libraries of Olympic features and documentaries; and original Team USA programming produced by the USOC that provides authentic, wide-ranging and athlete-focused coverage of the Olympic Movement in the United States. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will be live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights will be available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.

 

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