NBC brought home an estimated $1.3 billion in advertising revenue from the 2012 London Olympic Games and are confident records will be broken with the Rio Games.
In a major move for European television broadcasting, the U.S.-based Discovery Communications has gained broadcast rights throughout Europe for four Olympic Games stretching from 2018 to 2024.
Universal Sports Network (USN) will air live coverage of the first night of competition at 9 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug. 6. NBC will broadcast action on Saturday, Aug. 9 and Sunday, Aug. 10, at 4 p.m. EDT.
Rowdy Gaines relives the 1980 Olympic Boycott and his Favorite Moment Behind the Mic: Gold Medal Minute Video
3-time Olympic gold medalist, Rowdy Gaines, shares his experience during the 1980 Olympic Boycott. Gaines was in his prime in 1980, a star swimmer set to win multiple Olympic medals.
Paralympic stars like Jessica Long will have a massive new television audience for the 2016 Games.
Event winners from the 2013 Duel in the Pool stand to walk away with some serious cash. (Ranomi Kromowidjojo won the 100 free in 2011)
Women’s 800 freestyle race footage and post race interview is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Women’s 200 backstroke post race interview is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Chuck Werner has been around for many legendary moments in USA Swimming, and Monday’s Golden Goggles awards struck him as one of the best. (Photo Courtesy: CW)
Swim News: Lochte will hang with Chris Fowler of ESPN’S “GameDay” this Saturday for the Florida vs. South Carolina game, according gatorcountry.com (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
Don’t miss Olympic champion Ryan Lochte this Thursday, October 18th, 8pm/7pm central on NBC’s 30 Rock (Swim Photo Credit, courtesy of NBC)
11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte will play a sex idol opposite Tina Fey on NBC’s hit half-hour sitcom 30 Rock. (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
“Around the pool and Twitter, swimmers are saying SwimSpray is the answer to the chlorine problem!”