NBCUniversal announces record coverage of 2014 Sochi Olympics

The "Fisht" Olympic Stadium awaits the start of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
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Big fans of the Winter Olympics won’t have much trouble getting their fill of the action from Sochi.

NBCUniversal announced on Thursday that it will present more than 1,539 hours of coverage from Russia in February.

That’s an average of 85 hours a day on various platforms -- a record for the Winter Games and more coverage than the last two combined.

Roughly a third of the action will air on television, divided among NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, MSNBC and the USA Network. will offer more than 1,000 hours of live streaming coverage, along with event rewinds and video highlights.


The Sochi Games are scheduled for Feb. 7-23, though some events will begin on Feb. 6, the day before the opening ceremony.


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