The stories behind the sports and the athletes are part of what makes the Olympics such a special competition around the world. That’s why KPRC 2 is proud to bring you the Olympic Zone presented by Living Designs Furniture. The popular magazine show, is a summary and showcase of up-to-the-minute Olympics content that sets the stage for the most important action every night of the Games. It can be seen Monday through Saturday during the Olympics on KPRC 2 at 6:30 p.m.
If you missed it on television, you can check out every Olympic Zone segment from Saturday, August 7 plus a bonus story below.
Rutledge Wood gets a close-up of Japan’s sneaker culture
Japan is sneaker obsessed! Rutledge Wood hits the streets to learn more about sneaker culture, and visits one of the sneaker design studios bringing fashion to your feet.
Bird and Taurasi: Friendship, inspiration, and Olympic gold
Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi look back on their nearly 20-year-friendship and discuss the legacy they hope to leave to the next generation of basketball stars
A splash of hope for Japan’s beloved festival traditions
Festivals are an essential part of Japanese culture, but COVID has forced a halt to these beloved traditions. Naoko Funayama explains how the Japanese artistic swimming team honored the festivals with their routine.
Tokyo Paralympics preview: Top sports and athletes to watch
While the Tokyo Olympics are coming to a close, the Paralympics are just around the corner. Tanith White shares which Team USA athletes and sports to look out for during the Paralympic Games.
Relive the best of Team USA in Tokyo
From Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles to Athing Mu and Suni Lee, relive the performances from U.S. athletes that won medal after medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
BONUS VIDEO: Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon make custom Kit Kat bars
Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon visit a Kit Kat store in Tokyo, where they make and taste test their own custom Kit Kat bars. There are over 400 different flavors of Kit Kats in Japan.