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  1. 2018 Winter Olympics

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    CBC/Radio-Canada will provide comprehensive coverage to Canadians from February 9–25, 2018. Here are some old press releases: CBC/RADIO-CANADA ANNOUNCES HOSTS FOR ENGLISH-LANGUAGE COVERAGE OF PYEONGCHANG 2018 CBC UNVEILS STAR-STUDDED ROSTER OF COMMENTATORS, ANALYSTS AND REPORTERS FOR...
  2. NBC pays $7.75B for Olympic rights until 2032

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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2014/05/07/nbc-olympics-broadcast-rights-2032/8805989/
  3. Bell Media and CBC announce Olympic Broadcast Partnership

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    Bell Media and CBC/Radio-Canada have announced an agreement to form a broadcast partnership that will bid for the Canadian media rights for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and the Rio 2016 Olympic Game. The new broadcast partnership is independent of Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media...
  4. CTV to broadcast closing ceremony of Paralympic Games

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    CTV has announced that it will now broadcast live coverage of the Closing Ceremony from the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games this Sunday. Taking place in Whistler, BC, the Closing Ceremony will air across Canada on Sunday, March 21 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET in English on CTV and in French...
  5. Day 15 Olympics: Men’s Hockey Semifinals

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    After last night’s big win by the Canadian women’s hockey team over Team USA, the Men's hockey team return to the ice today to play the men’s second semi-final against Slovakia beginning at 3:30pm Pacific time. Other highlights today include the men’s hockey first semi-final between the USA and...
  6. Day 14 Olympics: Battle for women's hockey gold

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    After last nights big win by the Canadian mens hockey team over Russia, the Canadian Women's hockey team takes centre stage when they play for gold against the Americans beginning at 3:30pm PT. Other highlights today in include the men's and women's curling semifinals, Women's cross-country...
  7. Day 13 Olympic TV Highlights: Canada vs. Russia

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    Today is what all Canadian Hockey fans have been waiting to see, a showdown between Canada and Russia in Men’s Hockey. According to the hockey experts, the showdown was supposed to be in the gold-medal final on Sunday but now its takes place today at 4:30pm Pacific time. Other highlights today...
  8. Day 12 Olympic TV Highlights: Men's Hockey Qualifications

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    The men’s hockey game between the United States and Canada on Sunday was the most watched sports program in Canadian history with an average audience of 10.6 million viewers according to the Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. Peaking at 13 million viewers, the game was watched in part by...
  9. Day 11 Olympic TV Highlights: Women's Hockey Semi-final

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    After last nights disappointing loss to the Americans in Hockey, the focus today in primetime turns to the undefeated Womens team which faces off against Finland in the first game of the semifinals. During the day, viewers can expect to watch mens and womens curling and theam large hill ski...
  10. Day 8 Olympic TV Highlights: Skeleton

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    An average of 3.5 million viewers watched When Marianne St-Gelais won silver in the Short Track Speed Skating Ladies’ 500m final on Wednesday. Scheduled television events for Friday February 19th (day 8) include: Men’s Super-G , Mens Curling with Canada vs. Denmark, Mens and Womens Skeleton...
  11. Day 7 Olympic TV Highlights: Team Canada versus Switzerland

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    An average of 6.2 million viewers watched Team Canada's Mens Hockey team play Norway on Tuesday night with nearly 9 million watching the final minute of the game. Todays scheduled television events include: Ladies 1000m speed skating, mens and womens curling, skeleton and, of course, Team...
  12. Over 7 million Canadians watched Bilodeau win Gold

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    Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium announced that over 7.3 million viewers watched Alexandre Bilodeau triumph in the Men’s Moguls on Sunday, making it one of the most-watched sporting events in Canadian history. Coverage of the event peaked at 9.7 million viewers with 37% of the...
  13. CTV programs to run on A channel during Olympics

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    CTV has announced that many of its top programs including "Grey's Anatomy," "American Idol," "Lost," "Desperate Housewives," "Ghost Whisperer," and "CSI" will air on the A Channel, except in the Atlantic, during the Olympics. The A channel in Atlantic Canada will air CTV’s Vancouver 2010...
  14. 2010 Olympics: Ice Sport Events

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    The Ice Sport events in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics include the bobsled, luge, skeleton, ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating, short track speed skating and curling. The following is an overview of the ice sport events. Bobsleigh The bobsleigh competition will be held at Whistler Sliding...
  15. 2010 Olympics: Alpine Skiing Events

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    The Alpine Skiing events in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics include alpine, freestyle and snowboarding. The Alpine events will be held at Whistler Olympic Park and in Whistler, British Columbia. The following is what Candian viewers can look forward to in coming weeks. Alpine skiing Alpine skiing...
  16. 2010 Olympics: Nordic Events

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    The Nordic events in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics include the biathlon, cross country skiing, nordic combined and ski jumping. All of the Nordic events will be held at Whistler Olympic Park in Whistler, British Columbia. The following is what Candian viewers can look forward to in coming weeks...
  17. 2010 Winter Olympics Overview

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    The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, begin tomorrow February 12th in Vancouver and continue until February 28th with some events held in the resort town of Whistler, and in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond. The Opening ceremonies will be...
  18. MTSTV Multiview Channels - Olympics and "MyPicks"

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    I noticed MTS Ultimate TV just added the Multiview feature for the Olympics (Picture-In-Picture). Channel 2010 Winter Sports Picks Channel 2010 Winter Sports Picks Multicultural Go to http://www.mts.ca/ultimatetv/ and click on "What's New" for details. It looks like all the Olympic channels...
  19. Select cable companies to offer Olympic VOD coverage

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    CTV and Rogers media have announced plans to offer viewers at select Canadian cable companies more than 700 hours of Video On Demand television coverage of the 2010 Winter Games. CTV and Rogers said Olympic VOD programming will be offered free of charge to digital cable subscribers at Delta...
  20. Select cable companies to offer Olympic VOD coverage

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    CTV and Rogers media have announced plans to offer viewers at select Canadian cable companies more than 700 hours of Video On Demand television coverage of the 2010 Winter Games. Video on Demand (VOD) is a digital cable television service which allows a viewer to order a television program from...
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