NBC, NBC Sports Live Extra and Universal Sports will combine for more than 48 hours of coverage of the World Track and Field Championships from Beijing starting Friday night.
The broadcast team of Tom Hammond, Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson, Craig Masback and Todd Harris will call events including Usain Bolt in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay and Allyson Felix in the 400m and the 4x100m and 4x400m relays.
All NBC broadcasts will stream on NBC Sports Live Extra for subscribers. All Universal Sports broadcasts will stream on UniversalSports.com for subscribers.
The World Championships run from Aug. 22-30 inside the Bird’s Nest in Beijing, which is 12 hours ahead of Eastern time. Here’s the complete event schedule.
Five men’s events to watch | Five women’s events to watch
Here’s the daily broadcast schedule with key events:
|Date||Time (ET)||Network||Session||Key Events|
|Friday, Aug. 21||7:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Day||Men’s marathon|
|Saturday, Aug. 22||3 p.m.||NBC, Live Extra||Evening||M100m heats, M10,000m|
|Saturday, Aug. 22||8:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Day||M400m heats, W100m heats|
|Sunday, Aug. 23||1 p.m.||NBC, Live Extra||Evening||M100m final|
|Sunday, Aug. 23||9:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Morning||W400m heats|
|Monday, Aug. 24||7 a.m.||Universal Sports||Evening||W100m final|
|Tuesday, Aug. 25||7 a.m.||Universal Sports||Evening||M800m, W1500m finals|
|Tuesday, Aug. 25||9:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Morning||M110m hurdles heats|
|Wednesday, Aug. 26||8 a.m.||Universal Sports||Evening||M400m final|
|Wednesday, Aug. 26||9:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Day||W100m hurdles heats|
|Thursday, Aug. 27||7:30 a.m.||Universal Sports||Evening||W400m final, M200m final|
|Thursday, Aug. 27||8:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Day||Decathlon|
|Friday, Aug. 28||7 a.m.||Universal Sports||Evening||W200m, W/M 100m/110m hurdles|
|Friday, Aug. 28||7:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Morning||Decathlon|
|Saturday, Aug. 29||2:30 p.m.||NBC, Live Extra||Evening||Decathlon, 4x100m relays|
|Saturday, Aug. 29||7:30 p.m.||Universal Sports||Morning||Women’s marathon|
|Sunday, Aug. 30||2 p.m.||NBC, Live Extra||Evening||4x400m relays|