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NBC gearing up for Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia

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The big Oympics story today is Lindsay Vonn's dropping out of the Winter Games due to her leg injury, however the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will still be one of the biggest news stories of the coming months.

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There will of course be the games themselves, but in the minds of many of those attending and covering it at NBC, the uncertain security situation in the region holds a prominent spot. "I think we all know as we head to Sochi that we are in for an interesting ride," said NBC Today co-anchor Matt Lauer, speaking to press inside Studio 8H at 30 Rockefeller Plaza Tuesday afternoon.

NBCUniversal will transmit every competition in the next month's Winter Olympics from Sochi live via digital means.

The opening ceremonies will be broadcast on NBC on Friday, Feb. 7, and will not be live-streamed, NBCU executives said Tuesday at a press event. "We want to put context to it, with the full pageantry it deserves," said Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group.

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