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If You Ask Bob Costas, We Should Push the Tokyo Olympics Back a Year to 2022

Not only was Bob Costas NBC’s prime-time Olympic anchor for 12 Games and over two decades, he also once did it with televised pink eye, so the least we can do is hear him out. While a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher Friday, Costas, who passed on his hosting torch in 2017, expressed his belief that this summer’s Tokyo Olympics need to be pushed back a year. “It should be postponed, not canceled,” he explains. “If they postponed it until the summer of 2022, then, as a one-off, it would go back to the way it was prior to the ’90s.” Says Costas, “Under the circumstances, it makes sense. ” Until 1994, both the summer and winter games occurred during the same calendar year.
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Bob Costas, Longtime Former NBC Host, Says Tokyo Olympics Should Be Pushed To 2022

Bob Costas, who was the lead host of 12 Olympic Games telecasts for NBC, believes the Tokyo Olympics should not go forward due to risks from Covid-19. Appearing on Real Time with Bill Maher, Costas said the Games should be “postponed, not canceled. If they postponed it until the summer of 2022, then as a one-off it would go back to the way it was prior to the ’90s,” he said. Winter and summer Games used to be held in the same calendar year before shifting to an every-two-years, alternating cycle.
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Bob Costas Calls For The IOC To Push The Tokyo Summer Games To 2022

Every four years, the Olympics return and dominate television ratings for weeks on end. This time around, NBC will enjoy the ratings boost from the summer games. However, one of the network’s most prominent voices is calling for the International Olympic Committee to push this year’s event to 2022. During...
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Bob Costas Tells Maher Tokyo Olympics Should Be Postponed (Video)

On Friday’s episode of “Real Time,” top-of-the-show interview guest Bob Costas criticized the International Olympic Committee’s ties to dictatorial governments and told Bill Maher he thinks the Tokyo Olympic games should be postponed again. The comments came during a lengthy, free ranging talk between Maher and Costas. Costas said the...
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Bob Costas says the Tokyo Olympics should be moved to 2022, agrees that the IOC can be "shady'"

Costas, a veteran of 12 Olympic Games for NBC Sports, tells Bill Maher on HBO's Real Time that he doesn't think the Summer Games should proceed given the ongoing pandemic. But if the Summer Games are moved to 2022, "then as a one-off it would go back to the way it was prior to the ’90s." 1992 was the last year the Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics were held in the same calendar year. When Maher asked Costas if it’s wrong to think the International Olympic Committee as “shady.” Costas responded: “It’s not wrong. They have an affinity for authoritarian regimes. They’ll be back in Beijing for the Winter Olympics. They were in Sochi (Russia) in 2014. They were in Beijing in 2008.”
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Sportscaster Bob Costas says Tokyo Olympics should be pushed to 2022

Veteran sportscaster Bob Costas says the Tokyo Olympics should be postponed. Appearing on Friday’s episode of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” the Emmy award-winning host said that the Games should still go on, but at a later date. The Games “should be postponed, not canceled,” he told Maher. “If...
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Bob Costas Returns to HBO with His Old Show ON THE RECORD

28-time Emmy-winner and legendary broadcaster Bob Costas returns to HBO with the launch of BACK ON THE RECORD WITH BOB COSTAS. It is a relaunch of an older show he had on the cable channel a while back. The new iteration, which will air four episodes each year, will feature extended conversations with the biggest names in sports, from present-day superstars to legends of the past to commissioners and other newsmakers from the sports landscape; roundtable discussions with compelling figures from the sports world as well as entertainment & pip culture; and signature commentaries from Costas himself that capture his distinctive voice and point of view. According to the official press release it premieres later this spring on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. It looks like Costas and crew aren’t wasting any time.
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Back on the Record: Bob Costas Returns to HBO with Sports Interview Series

Bob Costas is returning to HBO with a new series. Back on the Record will feature the journalist interviewing sports stars and others with four episodes set to air each year. Costas has previously hosted the cable channel’s On The Record series (2001-04) and Costas Now (2005-09). In 2009, Costas took a job with the MLB Network, and he will continue to broadcast there.
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Bob Costas Returns to HBO for Sports Interview Series

Bob Costas will return to HBO to host a new sports-interview series, more than a decade after leaving the WarnerMedia outlet to take up duties at MLB Network. “Back on the Record With Bob Costas” will debut later this spring on HBO, and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
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Bob Costas Returning to HBO With a New Interview Series

After spending nearly four decades at NBC Sports from 1980-2019 before being fired for criticizing the NFL and signing on as a contributor at CNN, legendary sportscaster Bob Costas is making his return to HBO. Costas, who won seven Sports Emmy Awards as host of On The Record with Bob...
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Bob Costas will host a new interview show on HBO

HBO announced on Friday that Bob Costas would be hosting a new interview show for the network. Back on the Record with Bob Costas premieres this spring, and will air four episodes a year. It will be an interview-centric show, and will also include both roundtable discussions and commentary segments from Costas.
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28-time Emmy-winner and legendary broadcaster Bob Costas returns to HBO with the launch of Back On The Record With Bob Costas, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president of programming, HBO. The series, which will air four episodes each year, will be driven by in-depth interviews with the biggest names in sports, entertainment and popular culture, and discussions led by Costas that will address today’s most topical sports issues.