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Who to watch for U.S. at PyeongChang 2018

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Yesterday, the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi came to a close.

Today, the journey to the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang begins.

We may not feel it now, but four years will fly by really quick.

And when we get to PyeongChang, a whole new generation of Team USA stars will be in their prime – from slopestyle snowboard gold medalists Sage Kotsenburg and Jamie Anderson (pictured) to Alpine phenom/slalom winner Mikaela Shiffrin.

MORE: The most interesting moments from Sochi’s final week

We could also see one more go-round from U.S. stalwarts like Shaun White, Shani Davis and Lindsey Vonn, too.

NBCOlympics.com’s Rich Zuckerman has put together a list of the U.S. athletes you should expect to make an impact in Pyeongchang.

Click here for a glimpse into the future.

Bob Costas’ report 100 days out from Rio (video)

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Bob Costas reported from Rio de Janeiro for NBC News on Wednesday, 100 days out from the Opening Ceremony.

In the clip below, Michael PhelpsSimone Biles and even Brazil soccer legend Pelé comment on preparing for the first Games in South America.

Costas finished the clip with a stand-up from Copacabana Beach, where beach volleyball will take place in August.

VIDEO: Bob Costas picks biggest storyline of Rio Olympics

NBC, Snapchat, Buzzfeed partner for Olympic Trials, Rio Games

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NBC Olympics will partner with Snapchat for daily “Live Stories” and an NBC Rio Olympic Discover channel (co-produced with Buzzfeed) during the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Rio Games.

The Live Stories allows Snapchatters attending select U.S. Olympic Trials events and the Rio Games to contribute photo and video Snaps to the Snapchat-curated story.

The Live Stories will include behind-the-scenes and fan moments, and Snapchat will feature NBC’s Rio Olympic brand marks, logos and more.

The Discover channel will be live from Aug. 4 (one day before the Opening Ceremony) through Aug. 22 (one day after the Closing Ceremony).

From NBC Sports Group:

Buzzfeed will leverage NBC’s access to athletes, as well as clips and shots from inside and outside Rio Olympic venues, to bring Snapchatters a fresh, mobile-first look at the Games.

MORE: Full Olympic Trials broadcast schedule