SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Air Daily Reports on the 2006 Olympic Winter Games from Torino, Italy
Tim Ryan, Veteran NBC Olympics Sportscaster, to provide nightly updates from Torino on SIRIUS Sports, channel 123 Former Olympians Jonny Moseley, Kerri Walsh and Carrie Sheinberg to report from Torino on SIRIUS Faction, channel 28
Feb 09, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will air comprehensive daily reports on the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy.
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Throughout the Games, SIRIUS listeners will hear up-to-the-minute news, interviews with athletes, recaps of the days' most exciting performances and previews of upcoming competitions.
The SIRIUS Sports Olympic Desk will air nightly throughout the Torino Games from 6-7 pm ET starting Friday, February 10 -- just prior to the Opening Ceremonies -- exclusively on SIRIUS Sports, channel 123. The program will air 5-6 pm ET on Sundays and 7-8 pm ET on Mondays. SIRIUS' Mike Yam will anchor the series and veteran sportscaster Tim Ryan, who will be in Torino covering the Games for NBC, will provide a nightly recap for SIRIUS on location from Italy.
Additionally, Olympic gold medalists Jonny Moseley and Kerri Walsh and former Olympic skier Carrie Sheinberg will provide reports from Torino exclusively for SIRIUS Faction, channel 28.
Both Moseley and Walsh host weekly programs on SIRIUS Faction, a channel created by SIRIUS specifically to appeal to action sports enthusiasts with an innovative mix of music and talk shows. Moseley captured gold in the moguls competition of the 1998 Nagano Winter Games and currently hosts The Moseley Method Wednesdays at 7 pm ET. Walsh won gold in the beach volleyball competition of the 2004 Athens Summer Games and hosts Sixty Minute Set with Kerri Walsh Sundays at 9 am ET. Sheinberg, a frequent contributor to SIRIUS, is a three-time national ski racing champion and competed in the 1994 Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
Skier Bode Miller, who hosts the weekly Bode Miller Show on Faction, will be competing in Torino.
Following the conclusion of the Winter Games, the SIRIUS Sports Desk -- the place for scores, highlights and breaking news from around the world of sports -- will return to its regular schedule, airing weekdays, 6-7 pm ET, exclusively on SIRIUS Sports, ch. 123.
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