The Water polo match between Spain and the U.S. was live on air Wednesday. As the game announcers commented about “a lot of suit-grabbing going on under water,” a replay of U.S. player Kami Craig grabbing her opponent’s suit came on.
It was not cut or blanked out of the video.
NBC had been getting a lot of criticism throughout the London 2012 Olympics. The network has been criticized for delaying broadcast of major events until prime time hours as well as editing choices of the games.