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How to watch/stream the PyeongChang Opening Ceremony

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The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, begins Friday, Feb. 9 at 6 a.m. ET / 3 a.m. PT, and for the first time ever, a U.S. audience will be able to stream the action LIVE as it unfolds.

How, when and where to watch the Opening Ceremony

Stream LIVE on NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports app: Friday at 6 a.m. ET (Stream here)

Watch on TV: Friday at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC (Stream here)

NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will live stream the Opening Ceremony on Friday morning. The live coverage from PyeongChang will begin Friday, Feb. 9 at 6 a.m. ET on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, and will feature the pageantry and the Parade of Nations with world feed graphics and the event’s natural sound (without commentators). Live streaming of all Olympic competition has occurred at every Games since London 2012.

NBC’s primetime Olympics host Mike Tirico and co-host Katie Couric anchor the Opening Ceremony for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, which will air in primetime, Friday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC. This fully-produced presentation of the Opening Ceremony will feature interviews and athlete profiles, as well as commentary from Joshua Cooper Ramo, Co-CEO of Kissinger Associates, who discussed culture and geo-political issues for NBC during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The NBC-produced primetime show of the Opening Ceremony will also be available so simulstream on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app. This simulstream will feature a new Enhanced streaming experience, featuring real-time fact cards and trivia about the athletes, ceremony, countries and more as the show unfolds. Enhanced streaming experiences will be available for all primetime show simulstreams, as well as all figure skating and Alpine skiing event streams on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app.

WATCH LIVE: French Open on NBC, streaming

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NBC’s coverage of the French Open begins Sunday at 12 p.m. ET, streaming on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app.

WATCH LIVE: French Open, Rd. 1 — STREAM LINK

Notables in action on the first day at Roland Garros include Venus Williams, 2017 French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko and No. 2 men’s seed Alexander Zverev.

Williams, 37, is the oldest woman in the draw. She reached the fourth round the last two years, her best results in Paris since her last quarterfinal in 2006. The seven-time major champion has reached one French Open final, losing to little sister Serena Williams in 2002.

Ted Robinson handles play-by-play for NBC’s coverage, joined by analysts John McEnroe and Mary Carillo. This is NBC’s 36th straight year broadcasting the French Open.

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17-year-old runs 3:52 mile at Pre Classic

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Jakob Ingebrigtsen, a 17-year-old Norwegian, clocked 3:52.28 at the Prefontaine Classic on Saturday, faster than Alan Webb‘s U.S. high school record set at Pre in 2001.

“My goal was to take Alan Webb’s record,” Ingebrigtsen told media in Eugene, Ore.

It’s the second-fastest mile in history recorded by somebody younger than 18, according to the IAAF. Qatar’s Hamza Driouch ran 3:50.90 in 2012, clocked two months before two years of his results would be annulled by a doping ban.

Webb famously ran 3:53.43 as an 18-year-old at Pre in 2001, which led to him appearing on “Late Show with David Letterman.”

Ingebrigtsen, who ran 3:58 at Pre last year to become the youngest sub-4-minute miler in history, finished fourth in a field of the world’s best middle-distance runners. His two older brothers, Filip and Henrik, are also middle-distance runners (but weren’t in Saturday’s race).

Ingebrigtsen beat Olympic 1500m champion Matthew Centrowitz (fifth) and Olympic 800m bronze medalist Clayton Murphy (sixth) in the Bowerman Mile. The race’s second-place finisher is 18 years old — Ethiopian Samuel Tefera ran 3:51.26

Webb was at Saturday’s meet, in part to award the 400th man to run a sub-4-minute mile in Pre Classic history.

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