NBC Olympics Announces Coverage of U.S. Olympic Trials
Speed skating, short track, hockey, ski jumping, nordic combined and curling will air on NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra.
NBC Olympics will present an unprecedented 34.5 hours of live coverage of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Trials across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra in the months leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Coverage will feature six sports – speed skating, short track, hockey, ski jumping, Nordic combined and curling.
NBC Olympics’ comprehensive 2014 U.S. Olympic Trials coverage will feature some of the most anticipated stories and athletes of the Sochi Games, including speed skater Shani Davis, a two-time Olympic gold medalist; short track speed skater J.R. Celski, who won two bronze medals in Vancouver; the first-ever Trials of women’s ski jumping, which makes its Olympic debut in Sochi; and two matchups between the Canadian and U.S. women’s hockey teams, who have met three times for Olympic gold.
Trials coverage begins on Friday, Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with curling from Fargo, N.D., and concludes on Sunday, January 5 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC with short track from the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah.
All events will be live streamed across NBC Sports Live Extra -- the NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets. The vast majority of events will be live streamed via "TV Everywhere," the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
"We’re incredibly pleased to provide unprecedented U.S. Olympic Winter Trials coverage," said Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics. "Our expanded Trials coverage will contribute to bringing our Olympic presentation to new heights."
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