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Keep the Flame Alive

Apr 28, 2023

e're thrilled to have Olly Hogben, Olympic Broadcasting Service commentator, back on the show this week! We talk about his experiences commentating at Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022, and what makes the Olympics so special.

Olly’s a great follow on social media! Check him out on Twitter and Insta, and you can learn more about him at his website.

Since we're talking broadcasting, Alison took a look at NBC's coverage of Seoul 1998 for our history moment. It's pretty horrifying--and Mary Carillo stories aren't even a thing yet. 

In our visit to TKFLASTAN, we have news from:

In Paris 2024 news, the Organizing Committee has amassed a giant flotilla for the Opening Ceremony on the Seine River, tickets for phase two of the ticket sale could be hard to come by, we now know when Paralympic tickets will go on sale, and how hard it could be to get an Airbnb. We've got the details!

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Thanks so much for listening, and until next time, keep the flame alive!

Photo courtesy of Olly Hogben


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