The Podium

The Podium

The Podium

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The Podium: An NBC Olympics podcast. Join us for insider coverage during the 17 intense days of competition at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. In the run-up to the opening ceremony, we’ll bring you deep into the stories and events that have defined the Olympics and those that will shape the Tokyo Olympics, plus an intimate look into the unseen details that only the athletes themselves can tell.
  1. July 26, 2021
    12 min
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    Day 3: Medal Level Unlocked
    After failing to win a medal on the opening day of the Summer Olympics for the first time since 1972, the United States has secured its first podiums in Tokyo, unleashing a flurry of hardware for Team USA. Conn…
  2. July 25, 2021
    10 min
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    Day 2: Winning Amongst Loss
    What is lost can’t be replaced, but it can drive us to new heights. That’s the case for so many things about the 2020 Tokyo Games, dubbed the “Reconstruction Olympics”, from the venues to the athletes competing…
  3. July 24, 2021
    9 min
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    Day 1: New Veterans
    The new Olympic sports in Tokyo might be brand new for many fans of the games, but they begin an exciting fresh chapter of an existing book. This gives us a rare opportunity to discover “new veterans”. Hear how…
  4. July 23, 2021
    14 min
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    Day 0: TODAY x Tokyo
    The day has come. After an unprecedented leadup, the wait is over: The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are opening as the sun rises over the US.  TODAY Show fixtures Al Roker and Craig Melvin join us to discuss the ma…
  5. July 20, 2021
    23 min
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    Masters of Ceremony: Inside the Opening Spectacle
    The Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is finally upon us. The world’s eyes will be focused on the first global gathering since the pandemic and its ability to pipe music, spectacle and hope onto…
  6. July 13, 2021
    28 min
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    Aching for Gold: Inside Tokyo’s hardest Workouts
    Olympians train hard. For many, it’s their job to push harder and longer and heavier than us mortals do. When we say “no way” and bump up against our limits, they endure. But the net effects of all those watts…
  7. July 06, 2021
    30 min