Bob Costas, prime time host for NBC's coverage at the last 11 Olympic Games, is passing the torch to Mike Tirico. Costas' Olympic reign dates to 1992, the Summer Games in Barcelona. NBC made the announcement Thursday, exactly one year before the opening ceremony of South Korea's Pyeongchang Winter Games. Show More Summary
Costas said a dozen Olympics was a nice round number and that he made the decision on his own.
Bob Costas is stepping down from hosting the Olympics on NBC and Mike Tirico will replace him.
Earlier today, we covered the relatively surprising news that Bob Costas would be stepping down from his longtime role as NBC’s primary host of the Olympics. That opens up the role for Mike Tirico, perhaps the most well-qualified replacement in sports broadcasting, having hosted or presented everything from Monday Night Football to the World Cup. Show More Summary
NBC’s longtime Olympics host Bob Costas is handing the torch to Mike Tirico for the 2018 Winter Games, the network announced Thursday. Tirico will debut as the prime-time host for the network with the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, ending a run for Costas that began in 1992. Costas, 64,...
The central voice of NBC's Olympic coverage is giving up his seat after nearly 25 years.
He's not retiring, but instead entering the "Brokaw phase" of his career. [ more › ]
It’s the end of an era at NBC as the network has announced that Bob Costas is stepping down as its primetime Olympics host. Starting with next year’s Winter Games in South Korea, NBC’s new Olympics host will be Mike Tirico, a formerShow More Summary
The longtime face of the NBC broadcast is stepping down from his Olympics role. Bob Costas announced Thursday that he is stepping down from his role as Olympic host and is passing NBC’s coveted Olympic broadcasting torch off to Mike Tirico. Show More Summary
The Olympic torch is being passed from a veteran NBC sports announcer to a veteran of ESPN, with NBC naming Mike Tirico to replace Bob Costas as prime-time anchor on the Olympics telecast. Tirico will take over starting with the...
Taking over for Bob Costas who has been a part of every NBC Olympics broadcast since 1992.
For most of us, Costas is synonymous with the Olympic Games.
Despite still looking like a lad fresh out of short pants, Bob Costas is 64 years old and could not continue as the face of NBC Sports forever. His heir has been apparent since last year when NBC hired Mike Tirico, but the transition is happening quicker than we expected. Read more...
The era of Bob Costas hosting primetime Olympics coverage is over. Costas passed the torch over to Mike Tirico on Thursday morning’s edition of the Today Show, exactly one year before the Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea....Show More Summary
Mike Tirico will move into the anchor seat at next year’s Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Mr. Costas will offer occasional commentary for the network.
Bob Costas is passing his Olympic broadcasting torch to Mike Tirico.
Mike Tirico is replacing Bob Costas as NBC's primetime Olympics host, it was announced Thursday. The former ESPN host, who joined NBC Sports last year, will take over starting with the 2018 Winter Games from PyeongChang. Costas has served as the primetime host for a U.S. Show More Summary
He’s stepping down as the host of the Olympics on NBC.
“They are unlike anything else in sports and, for that matter, anything else on earth.”
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Longtime Olympic television coverage host Bob Costas will be stepping down from his post, with Mike Tirico taking over as the main face of NBC Olympic coverage beginning in 2018. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Mike Tirico To Succeed Bob Costas As NBC Olympic Host