The 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games Opening Ceremony is Friday, August 5.
“Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, and Hoda Kotb serve as hosts, while Bob Costas, NBC’s primetime Olympics host, opens the telecast on Friday night. Michele Tafoya and Ros Gold-Onwude report from Macarana Stadium,” according to an NBC press release. Additionally, the most decorated Olympic athlete in history (22 medals), USA swimmer Michael Phelps, selected by his teammates, will be the flag bearer for USA.
NBC Olympics will be presenting the coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Maracana Stadium, Friday, August 5, at 7:30 pm ET on NBC. Let the games begin! Let’s go, USA!
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