Will the BBC be covering the Olympics?

Will the BBC be covering the Olympics?

The BBC has revealed its broadcast plans for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. There will be over 300 hours of live coverage on BBC1 and BBC2 during the competition, which is being held 4-20 February.

Who won the heptathlon 2021?

Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium reigns supreme in Olympic heptathlon.

Is the heptathlon still in the Olympics?

The women’s heptathlon event at the 2020 Summer Olympics took place on 4 and 5 August 2021 at the Japan National Stadium. 24 athletes competed….Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Women’s heptathlon.

Women’s heptathlon at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Competitors 24 from 17 nations
Winning time 6791

Why is the BBC not showing the Olympics?

The BBC are only allowed to show two live sports at one time at the Games this summer after losing a bulk of its TV rights to US company Discovery. The International Olympics Committee struck a £920m deal with Discovery after the Rio 2016 Games, and this is the first summer the TV contract has kicked in.

Who is covering the Olympics 2022?

NBCUniversal presented a record 2,800+ hours of Winter Games coverage. 160 million Americans watched NBC’s Beijing Olympics presentation across all platforms….

Primetime Series Avg. Viewers
NBC 2022 Beijing Olympics* 10.7 million
CBS 60 Minutes 9.2 million
Paramount Yellowstone* 8.9 million
CBS NCIS 7.6 million

Where is BBC coverage of Olympics coming from?

The BBC will be using their MediaCity in Salford, Manchester where they have created a new virtual reality studio for their coverage of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

Who were the medalists in the heptathlon at the 2021 Olympics?

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Belgium’s Nafi Thiam won her second consecutive gold medal in the Olympic heptathlon on Thursday, dominating in the javelin and the long jump events to secure victory. The Netherlands’ Anouk Vetter and Emma Oosterwegel won the silver and bronze medals respectively.

Is decathlon still an Olympic event?

The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events….Decathlon.

Athletics Decathlon
Men Kevin Mayer 9126 pts (2018)
Olympic records
Men Damian Warner 9018 pts (2021)
World Championship records

What is the difference between decathlon heptathlon and pentathlon?

is that heptathlon is (athletics) an athletic contest comprising seven events; contested mostly by women, for whom this is an olympic sport while pentathlon is an ancient athletics discipline, featuring five events: stadion, wrestling, long jump, javelin and discus.

Is BBC in Tokyo?

Where is the BBC Olympic studio? Despite the studio’s impressive backdrop, the BBC are not reporting live from city centre Tokyo. The studio is in fact located in Salford, Greater Manchester. The sprawling Tokyo skyline in the background has been created by virtual reality (VR) technology.

Is Craig Melvin at the Olympics?

Craig Melvin makes his NBC Olympics debut as a reporter at the Rio Olympics. Melvin is a TODAY national correspondent and an MSNBC anchor. He also frequently serves as a co-host on Weekend TODAY.