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Special Olympics officials in Missouri say they still need more than 300 volunteers for three days of games in Columbia.
The Special Olympics kicks off in New Jersey next month for 3,500 athletes from all 50 states.
IOC says NBC secures US TV rights to Olympics from 2021 to 2032 for $7.65 billion.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is encouraging people to come out for a bocce tournament benefiting Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina.
About 300 law enforcement officers from agencies across Broward County are expected to join Special Olympics athletes in a torch relay.
Michael Phelps tied the fourth-fastest time in the world this year swimming the 100-meter butterfly in his first competition in nearly two years. His comeback has gotten off to a strong start albeit with a much different approach than he took in winning 22 medals over three Olympics.
Two months after the closing ceremony, the Sochi Olympics broke a Winter Games record Friday when a Latvian hockey player became the eighth athlete disqualified for a positive doping test.
Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on, the network said Wednesday.
NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.