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OLYMPIC FLAME LIGHTING CEREMONY IN GREECE HEADLINES OLYMPIC PROGRAMMING ACROSS NBC SPORTS THIS WEEK

Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony in Olympia, Greece, Presented Live Tomorrow on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

All Olympic Sports Coverage Televised and Streamed Across NBC Sports Platforms is Presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 11, 2020 – The Olympic Flame lighting ceremony in Olympia, Greece, will be presented live tomorrow at 5:30 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and headlines Olympic programming this week on NBC Sports. Following the ceremony, which is always held at the ancient Olympic site in Olympia, the Olympic Flame will spend eight days in Greece before being flown to Japan to start a 121-day trek leading to the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad on July 24.

NBC Sports’ live coverage of the cross-country skiing World Cup continues this weekend with 2018 Olympic team sprint gold medalist Jessie Diggins headlining the women’s field in Quebec City, Quebec. Diggins is currently sixth in the overall women’s standings, followed by fellow American and two-time Olympian Sadie Maubet Bjornsen in eighth.

OlympicChannel.com and NBC Sports Gold have live coverage of both the men’s and women’s sprint on Saturday at 1:10 p.m. ET, with Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presenting encore coverage at 4 p.m. ET. Coverage of the sprint event will continue Sunday live at 1:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

All coverage on NBC and NBCSN will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. All coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will stream on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app, in addition to NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

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Additional Olympic sports programming this week includes:

SNOWBOARDING WORLD CUP – VEYSONNAZ, SWITZERLAND

EVENT


  • Snowboard cross.

WHO


  • Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis.

HOW TO WATCH


  • NBC Sports Gold and OlympicChannel.com have live coverage Sunday at 5:50 a.m. ET.
  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presents coverage Sunday at 10:30 a.m. ET.

WORLD WOMEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – PRINCE GEORGE, CANADA

WHO


  • Rebecca Hamilton and Tabitha Peterson, who both competed in the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.

HOW TO WATCH


  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presents live coverage starting Sunday at 5 p.m. ET with the United States vs. Canada.

SKI JUMPING WORLD CUP

EVENTS


  • Women’s Individual in Nizhny Tagil, Russia.
  • Raw Air Tournament: Women’s and Men’s Individual in Trondheim, Norway.

HOW TO WATCH


  • NBC Sports Gold and OlympicChannel.com have live coverage Thursday at 11:50 a.m. ET and 2:50 p.m. ET, Saturday at 7:50 a.m. ET and on Sunday at 7:50 a.m. ET.
  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presents encore coverage of the Women’s Individual Saturday at 7 p.m. ET and Monday at 2:30 p.m. ET.

GYMNASTICS APPARATUS WORLD CUP – BAKU, AZERBAIJAN

HOW TO WATCH


  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presents coverage on Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. ET.
  • NBCSN presents coverage on Sunday at 11 p.m. ET.

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