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Lighting the Way to Tokyo: The Power of the Torch

The Podium

41min

The Olympic Torch’s potential to inspire in times of chaos only deepens its power in the extraordinary leadup to Tokyo 2020. We start a brand new season of The Podium grasping the power of the flame.  

Relive Janet Evans’ triumphant 1996 torch relay with Muhammad Ali, hear a first-hand account of Catriona LeMay-Doan’s very public cauldron malfunction and discover how a clown saved a closing ceremony.  

Join host Lauren Shehadi for season 2 of NBC Sports’ The Podium. Episode 1 guests: Tim Layden, Janet Evans, Ahmed Fareed, Catriona Lemay-Doan and Yves Dagenais. 

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