Relive Olympics Moments on VOD, Suddenlink2GO

Did you miss one of the big Olympic moments this week, or was there something that was so amazing you’d like to see it again?  Through Aug. 26, catch highlights on Suddenlink2GO and (where available) Suddenlink Video On Demand (VOD).

 Where Suddenlink VOD is available, turn to Channel 1 and select 2012 London Olympics.  Then choose All Sports, Medal Event Recaps or Ceremonies. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.

 To catch highlights online, visit Suddenlink2GO – London Games.  A Suddenlink online account and a TV package with MSNBC and CNBC are required for live streaming.  Customers who do not have a Suddenlink online account can set up one by visiting suddenlink.net, selecting the “Not Registered? SIGN UP NOW” option — found next to the Log In link on the right side of the page — enter the account number and access code from their Suddenlink bill, and follow the registration instructions.

Six From Suddenlink Areas Earn Olympic Medals

Throughout the Olympics, we have been following athletes with ties to Suddenlink-served communities. Congratulations to six of them on medal-winning performances:

David Boudia, born in Abilene, Texas, who earned a gold medal in men’s 10-meter platform diving and a bronze in synchronized 10-meter platform diving;

Breeja Larson, Texas A&M (Bryan, Texas) swimmer, for earning gold as part of the 4×100-meter medley relay team;

Paige McPherson, also born in Abilene, who takes home a bronze medal for women’s welterweight taekwondo;

Aries Merritt, who lives in Bryan, Texas, for taking gold in the men’s 110-meter hurdles;

Coleman Scott, who lives in Stillwater, Okla., for taking the men’s freestyle 60kg wrestling bronze medal.

Deron Williams, born in Parkersburg, W. Va., who helped the men’s basketball team earn gold medal-status.

Congratulations to the other Olympians we followed for proudly representing the U.S. in London: Cammile Adams, Jake Cornelius, Kendrick Farris, Marquise Goodwin, Amy Hastings, Chelsea Hayes, Meb Keflezighi, Micah Lawrence, Wallace Spearmon and Jason Young.

Olympics Trivia: Lolo Jones’ Early Years

As a child, 11-time All-American track star Lolo Jones spent one year living with her family in the basement locker room of what organization in Des Moines? Where Suddenlink VOD is available, find out by going to Channel 1, 2012 London Olympics, Athlete Profiles, Lolo Jones. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.

Prime Time Tonight: Track & Field, Diving, BMX

If you’re unable to watch live online coverage of today’s marquee events, see them on tonight’s prime-time TV coverage.

Track and field highlights the action with the men’s 4×400-meter and women’s 4×1000 meter relays, as well as men’s pole vaulting and the women’s 1,500-meter.

Also scheduled for prime time replay are the bicycle motocross (BMX) finals and men’s platform diving qualifiers.

This Day in Olympics History: Aug. 10, 1984

U.S.A.’s Mary Decker tripped on the heel of Britain’s already-controversial Zola Budd during the 3,000-meter final.  Neither runner achieved a medal.  Read more.

Poll: Which Sport Should Join the ’20 Games?

Rugby and golf will debut at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. For the 2020 Games, the International Olympic Committee is considering seven sports, listed below, for a single berth.

Prime Time Tonight: T&F, Diving, BMX, V-ball

If you’re unable to watch live online coverage of today’s marquee events, see them on tonight’s prime-time TV coverage.

Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee will represent the U.S. in the men’s decathlon finals, while track and field teammate Wallace Spearmon is a favorite for the 200-meter sprint. Men’s 800-meter and triple jump will also be shown.

Scheduled for prime time replay, too, are the men’s bicycle motocross quarterfinals, as well as the medal rounds for women’s platform diving and men’s beach volleyball.

This Day in Olympics History: Aug. 8, 1992

 

The U.S. men’s basketball “Dream Team,” the first Olympic team to include NBA stars, took the gold in Barcelona.  Read more.

Olympics Highlights on VOD, Suddenlink2GO

Did you miss one of the big Olympic moments this week, or was there something that was so amazing you’d like to see it again?  Catch highlights on Suddenlink2GO and (where available) Suddenlink Video On Demand (VOD).

Where Suddenlink VOD is available, turn to Channel 1 and select 2012 London Olympics.  Then choose All Sports, Medal Event Recaps or Ceremonies. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.

To catch highlights (or live action) online, visit Suddenlink2GO – London Games.  A Suddenlink online account and a TV package with MSNBC and CNBC are required for live streaming.  Customers who do not have a Suddenlink online account can set up one by visiting suddenlink.net, selecting the “Not Registered? SIGN UP NOW” option — found next to the Log In link on the right side of the page — enter the account number and access code from their Suddenlink bill, and follow the registration instructions.

Olympics Trivia: Usain Bolt’s ‘08 Gold Count

In London this week, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt reaffirmed the title of world’s fastest man. How many gold medals did he win at the Beijing Olympics? Where Suddenlink VOD is available, find out by going to Channel 1, 2012 London Olympics, Athlete Profiles, Usain Bolt. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.