Every single Olympic event will be streamed live, not just the big ones.
One of the big problems with televised Olympic coverage is that one channel can only show one event at a time. Even a few channels can't capture everything that's going on over the two weeks or so that the games run. This year, NBC and YouTube are teaming for a solution to that problem.
No matter what event you want to watch, no matter how obscure or unpopular, you'll be able to watch it streaming live on YouTube. Can't watch it live? The games themselves, interviews, televised events and web-exclusive content will all be available to watch on demand.
Olympics junkies will be able to watch over 3,000 hours worth of sporting events on their televisions, PCs, phones and tablets - better get comfy! Sure sounds better than the Comcast hording of the coverage last time, right?!