2014 Phillips 66 National Championships

WATCH: U.S. Swimming Championships

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IRVINE, Calif. — NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the U.S. Swimming Championships concludes Sunday.

The meet, featuring Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin, is a qualifier for the biggest international meet of 2014.

That’s the Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, from Aug. 21-24.

WATCH — U.S. Swimming Championships, NBC, 4-6 p.m. ET

NBCSN will wrap up coverage from 11 p.m.-midnight Sunday, including Phelps vs. Lochte in the 200m individual medley final.

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Simone Biles gets her own cereal box (photos)

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Simone Biles hasn’t qualified for the Olympics yet, but she’s already getting her own cereal box.

The three-time reigning World all-around champion was among five Team USA athletes announced as part of Kellogg’s pre-Rio campaign this week.

As part of it, Biles is on the cover of limited-edition Special K Red Berries and Corn Flakes cereal boxes released in June.

Biles is next expected to compete in the Secret U.S. Classic in Hartford, Conn., on June 4 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra.

After that comes the P&G Championships (June 24-26, St. Louis) and the U.S. Olympic Trials (July 8-10, San Jose), both on NBC Sports.

A full U.S. Olympic Trials schedule for all sports is available here.

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir visit Rio’s Carnival (video)

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Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are used to performing in front of packed arenas, but they had never encountered anything like the Sambadrome.

NBC’s figure skating analysts visited Rio de Janeiro in February to taste the Olympic city ahead of the first Games in South America for “1st Look.”

They sampled cuisine and night life, played footvolley on one of the city’s famous beaches and took part in the famed Carnival.

They danced in costumes atop a float in front of some 100,000 people during the annual festival.

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