NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 12, 2016
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(Rio de Janeiro: Miguel Almaguer) The day’s events at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics reviewed; details given about the death of a security force member in a favela, the stunning loss for the US women’s soccer team, the victory for African American swimmer Simone Manuel, and another gold medal for swimmer Michael Phelps; scenes shown of gymnast Simone Biles. [Judo gold medalist Kayla HARRISON, MANUEL, swimmer Ryan LOCHTE- comment.] American goal keeper Hope Solo’s remarks about the Swedish soccer team being cowards noted.
(Rio de Janeiro: Lester Holt) Conversation held with Biles and teammate Aly Raisman about their medals. [BILES, RAISMAN – comment.]
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