Eli Velazquez, vicepresidente ejecutivo de deportes de Telemundo

More Than 315 Hours of Live Programming Across Telemundo and Universo.

More Live Streaming Than Ever Before, Including All Linear Programming, Full Event Replays, and Premium Content on Peacock in Spanish.

First-Ever Live Coverage of the Opening Ceremony on the River Seine on Friday, July 26 on Telemundo.

The Olympic Games Paris 2024 mark 20 years of Olympic coverage on Telemundo, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the Olympic Games in the U.S. The network gears up to present the most extensive Olympic coverage in Spanish-language media history with more programming hours than ever before across Telemundo, Universo and Peacock.

“Our presentation of the Paris Olympics will be exceptional and bigger than ever before, featuring extended hours, a broader range of events and increased content across all Telemundo platforms. We are committed to delivering the most comprehensive and authentic coverage of Hispanic athletes and compelling narratives that resonate with our viewers,” said Eli Velazquez, Executive Vice President, Sports, Telemundo. “Telemundo will serve as the premier destination for Spanish-language coverage of the men’s and women’s soccer competitions, with a dedicated focus on Team USA.”

For the first time, the network will offer coverage of the Opening Ceremony live on Telemundo on July 26.  starting at 1 p.m. ET. Unlike any other, the Opening Ceremony in Paris will take place on the River Seine with a four-mile-long flotilla of nearly 100 boats that will carry thousands of athletes through the heart of the city and finish at the Eiffel Tower.

Paris 2024: En Busca del Sueño Olímpico: “In Search of the Olympic Dream” is a one-hour special that looks into the stories of some of the most relevant and inspiring Latino athletes who will experience the Olympics this summer – their origins, their motivations and the drive that pushes them to fight for their dreams and never give up.

Olympic Football (Soccer) Teams Highlights:  

  • U.S. Women’s National Team: The most successful women’s football team of all time returns for their 8th Olympic Games. The four-time FIFA World Cup champion and four-time gold medal winners look to redeem themselves after a disappointing performance in the 2023 FIFA World Cup.
  • Colombia Women’s National Team: After a historic performance at the 2023 FIFA World Cup, which got them to the Quarter-Finals, Colombia returns to the Olympic Games after being absent in Tokyo 2020. With rising stars Linda Caicedo and Catalina Usme, Colombia hopes to impress once again and have a solid shot at the podium.
  • Argentina Men’s National Team: The current winner of the FIFA World Cup, Argentina has won two consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2008. In Tokyo 2020, they left the tournament in the group stage, but with a new team and the excitement of being world champions, Argentina is looking to dethrone Brazil and beat France yet again, now in Paris 2024.

During the 19 days of coverage, the Telemundo Deportes production will focus on soccer and other sports competitions relevant to the Latino audience, including boxing, basketball, volleyball and beach volleyball. This year, the network will expand its offering with gold medal events from swimming athletics, gymnastics, and diving.

Telemundo and Universo’s coverage will also be available on the Telemundo app,, and via “TV Everywhere” for customers with pay-TV subscriptions.

Additional Telemundo programming details for the Paris Olympics, including schedule, digital content and on-air talent, will be announced at a later date.

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