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Schemp sees Olympia in Beijing Critical

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for the first time presented by two moderators and with a stretched team on site.

120 Stunden im TV, abgespecktes Team in Peking: ARD stellt Olympia-Programm vor © Provided by sport1.de 120 hours in the TV, craved team in Beijing: ARD presents Olympia program before

for the first time presented by two moderators and with a stretched team on site: The ARD has introduced your program for the Olympic Games in Beijing , from 4 to 20 February around 120 sent hours in the first, 500 hours by LiveStream and a comprehensive program on the radio. In the TV broadcasts, the public service transmitter changes with the ZDF and transmits live a day for up to 16 hours. The final celebration on 20 February will be transferred to the ARD.

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with Jessy Wellmer and Julia sharp are for the first time two moderators in the ARD present the games and not be on site. They work in the common Olympiastudio of ARD and ZDF in Mainz. As a reason, the ARD "introduces the many uncertainties as a result of hard conditions of the Organizing Committee and Chinese State", which makes immense implementation. The number of employees from editors, production and technology on site has therefore been significantly reduced.

in Beijing is a "small powerful ARD team" during the winter games. For the sports policy classification and reporting around Doping, ARD expert Hajo is responsible for carved. From a "true offensive" the ARD speaks with a view to your offer in the ARD Mediathek and on SportSchau.de. The digital overall package is "as extensive as ever with Olympic Winter Games". All competitions could be retrieved live.

The ARD radio wants to inform its listeners and listeners with interviews, news, stories and correspondent contributions in addition to live reports. On the philosophy also count on the radio "the background, critical reporting beyond the sporty box".

NOW OMIKRON: Olympia makers feel "huge pressure" .
Strict Measures in and around Beijing © Imago Images / ITAR-TASS The Olympic Park in Beijing. The pandemic confronts the organizers of the Olympic Winter Games in Six weeks in Beijing according to their own words with "tremendous pressure and challenges". The spread of the new virus variant Omikron Bring "great uncertainty for the global Covid situation," said Han Zirong, Vice President of the Organizing Committee, on Thursday of the press in Beijing.

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