NBC Declines YouTube Partnership For 2014 Winter Olympics


NBC will be streaming many of the highlights of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, but they won’t be using YouTube’s services this time around. Sports Business Daily reported that NBC, which holds the United States Olympic broadcasting rights, chose not to partner with YouTube and is looking to develop its own content […]

2012 London Olympics: Michael Phelps Takes Gold Medal in Social Media


As the 2012 Summer Olympics in London ends, competing nations are counting their medals to see which country dominated. So far, it looks like a close win for the United States, with China nine medals behind. However, the games are about much more than just finding the fastest sprinter or the most accomplished diver. The […]

London Olympics Opening Ceremony Unaired by NBC, But Others Step In [LIVESTREAM]


Even if NBC is gung-ho about making the 2012 Summer Olympics in London live for everyone, they’re not so keen about streaming tonight’s opening ceremony and the closing ceremony August 12. It will happen around 9pm London time, but so far, the folks at America’s official Olympics channel won’t stream the ceremony (and the closing […]

New YouTube Creator Space in London Set to Help Video Makers


Just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics, the YouTube Creator Space has made its own British invasion by setting up a studio at Google’s London office. Sara Mormino, director of YouTube content operations and Next Lab in Europe, Middle East and Africa, said in an official statement that the new studios opened last night […]

YouTube Goes For Gold With Olympics Stream


For the few countries that can’t watch the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, YouTube and the International Olympic Committee are here to save the day. They will stream more than 2,000 hours of coverage and events through the IOC’s YouTube channel, including news coverage and sporting events in English. The Olympic Games will […]

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