NBC tops Sports Emmys for Sochi Olympics presentation

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NBC Sports Group earned seven Sports Emmys for its presentation of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, the most of any program, among its 11 total awards Tuesday night.

It marked the highest number of Sports Emmys for NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage since the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Games.

NBC took honors in the following categories for Sochi coverage:

  • Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Event Coverage: The XXII Olympic Winter Games (NBCOlympics.com)
  • Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Programming: The XXII Olympic Winter Games – As the Athletes Experienced Them (NBCOlympics.com)
  • Dick Schaap Outstanding Writing Award: The XXII Olympic Winter Games – Winter’s Theatre (NBC)
  • Outstanding Post-Produced Audio/Sound: The XXII Olympic Winter Games – Winter’s Theatre (NBC)
  • Outstanding Live Graphic Design: The XXII Olympic Winter Games (NBC/NBCSN/CNBC/USA/MSNBC)
  • The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award: The XXII Olympic Winter Games – Maximum Access (NBC)
  • Outstanding Technical Team Remote: The XXII Olympic Winter Games (NBC)

Here’s the full list of Sports Emmy winners.

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