Sirius XM Radio to dedicate channel to Olympics

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Sirius XM Radio will dedicate a channel on the satellite system to the Olympics during the London Games starting Friday.

The programming will include event highlights, commentary and live play-by-play broadcasts of basketball and soccer. The men's basketball coverage will feature all the U.S. team's matchups and the gold medal game. The men's soccer semifinal and gold medal match will be broadcast, as will the gold or bronze medal games for women's basketball and women's soccer if the Americans advance to that stage.

The coverage will be presented in association with Dial Global, which is providing live radio coverage of the London Games in partnership with NBC.