Olympics

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Olympics a ratings winner for WRAL, bucking national trend

The local ratings for the prime time Olympics coverage broadcast over 17 nights on Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL rose 2 percent compared to the 2012 London Olympics. Not a huge increase, but those numbers stand in stark contrast to the national picture, where Nielsen data showed the prime-time audience fell 18 percent, to 25.4 million.

Rio 2016 Summer Games

Videos

Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio

Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry roams the streets and beaches of Rio de Janeiro to discover (and make sense of) all the sights and sounds surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games.
Nicole L. Cvetnic and David Eulitt / McClatchy
Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio 2:27

Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio 1:36

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers claimed they were robbed in Rio 3:26

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers claimed they were robbed in Rio

Rio restaurant crowd watches Bolt take the gold 1:07

Rio restaurant crowd watches Bolt take the gold