Rio 2016 Announcers

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Westwood One’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature the following announcers:

“Tonight in Rio” Hosts: Steve Mason and Kevin Kugler

Opening and Closing Ceremonies: Joe Tolleson and Olympic historian David Wallechinsky

Swimming: Patrick Kinas and Dara Torres (12-time Olympic medalist)

Track and Field: Ted Emrich and Carol Lewis (three-time Olympian)

Gymnastics: Sam Gore and Amanda Borden (Gold medal winner at the 1996 Atlanta Games)

Basketball: Kevin Kugler and P.J. Carlesimo (1992 “Dream Team” assistant coach)

Soccer: Joe Tolleson and Tony DiCicco (Head coach of the gold-medal winning 1996 U.S. Olympic Women’s Soccer team)

Golf: Kevin Kugler and Charlie Rymer (former PGA Tour player)

Most Recent Olympics Posts

Full Interview: Gold-medal-winning U.S. men’s curling team

25 February 2018 Comments are off for this post.
John Shuster, Tyler George, Matt Hamilton, John Landsteiner and Joe Polo did something no American curling team has ever done – won gold at the Olympic Games. After their historic victory, the quintet stopped by our PyeongChang studios to talk with Laura Okmin.
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Highlights: O.A.R. defeats Germany in OT to win gold

25 February 2018 Comments are off for this post.
The Olympic Athletes from Russia are Olympic ice hockey champions after a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory over Germany in PyeongChang. The Russians tied the game in the final minute of regulation to force the extra period. Ralph Strangis and Colby Cohen had the call for Westwood One.
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Highlights: Russians dominate women’s figure skating

23 February 2018 Comments are off for this post.
As everyone predicted, the women’s figure skating competition in PyeongChang came down to a pair of Russians: 15-year-old Alina Zagitova and 18-year-old Evgenia Medvedeva. Zagitova skated first in the free program. You can hear how it played out with Patrick Kinas and Paul Wylie on the call for Westwood One.
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