World Track and Field Championships broadcast schedule

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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

Ukraine Olympic champion auctions gold medals to support his country

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Sprint canoeist Yuriy Cheban, Ukraine’s most decorated male Olympian, is auctioning his two gold medals and one bronze medal to support his country’s defense and recovery efforts amid the war with Russia.

“It was one of the best moments of my life that can be compared only with the birth of my child,” Cheban posted specifically about his repeat 200m gold at his last Olympics in Rio in 2016. “This Olympic finish left a great memory forever in the world history and in the hearts of Ukraine.

“Time to move on, I would like these medals to benefit Ukrainians once again.”

Cheban, a 36-year-old who coached Ukraine canoeists at the Tokyo Games, took 500m bronze in 2008 before his 200m golds in 2012 and 2016, all in individual races.

He and boxer Vasiliy Lomachenko are the only men to win two Olympic gold medals for Ukraine, which began competing independently in 1994. Cheban is the only man to win three total Olympic medals for Ukraine, according to Olympedia.org.

Swimmer Yana Klochkova won the most medals for Ukraine — four golds and five total.

All proceeds from the sales will go to Ukraine’s Olympic Circle charity, according to SCP Auctions.

Olympic Circle was created by sportsmen to help Mykolaiv, a city in southern Ukraine, fight Russian occupants, according to SCP.

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Alpine skiing TV, live stream schedule for 2022-23 World Cup season

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NBC Sports and Peacock combine to air live coverage of the 2022-23 Alpine skiing season, including races on the World Cup, which starts this weekend.

Coverage begins with the traditional season-opening giant slaloms in Soelden, Austria, this Saturday and Sunday, streaming live on Peacock.

The first of four stops in the U.S. — the most in 26 years — is Thanksgiving weekend with a women’s giant slalom and slalom in Killington, Vermont. The men’s tour visits Beaver Creek, Colorado the following week, as well as Palisades Tahoe, California, and Aspen, Colorado after worlds in Courchevel and Meribel, France.

NBC Sports platforms will broadcast all four U.S. stops in the Alpine World Cup season, plus four more World Cups in other ski and snowboard disciplines. All Alpine World Cups in Austria will stream live on Peacock.

Mikaela Shiffrin, who last year won her fourth World Cup overall title, is the headliner. Shiffrin, who has 74 career World Cup race victories, will try to close the gap on the only Alpine skiers with more: Lindsey Vonn (82) and Ingemar Stenmark (86). Shiffrin won an average of five times per season the last three years and is hopeful of racing more often this season.

On the men’s side, 25-year-old Swiss Marco Odermatt returns after becoming the youngest man to win the overall, the biggest annual prize in ski racing, since Marcel Hirscher won the second of his record eight in a row in 2013.

2022-23 Alpine Skiing World Cup Broadcast Schedule
Schedule will be added to as the season progresses. All NBC Sports TV coverage also streams live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

Date Coverage Network/Platform Time (ET)
Sat., Oct. 22 Women’s GS (Run 1) – Soelden (PPD) Peacock 4 a.m.
Women’s GS (Run 2) – Soelden (PPD) Peacock 7:05 a.m.
Sun., Oct. 23 Men’s GS (Run 1) — Soelden Peacock 4 a.m.
Men’s GS (Run 2) – Soelden Peacock 7 a.m.
Sat., Nov. 12 Women’s Parallel (Qualifying) — Lech (PPD) Peacock 6 a.m.
Women’s Parallel (Finals) — Lech (PPD) Peacock 12 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 13 Men’s Parallel (Qualifying) — Lech (PPD) Peacock 4 a.m.
Men’s Parallel (Finals) — Lech (PPD) Peacock 10 a.m.
Sat., Nov. 19 Women’s SL (Run 1) — Levi Skiandsnowboard.live 4 a.m.
Women’s SL (Run 2) — Levi Skiandsnowboard.live 7 a.m.
Sun., Nov. 20 Women’s SL (Run 1) — Levi Skiandsnowboard.live 4:15 a.m.
Women’s SL (Run 2) — Levi Skiandsnowboard.live 7:15 a.m.
Fri., Nov. 25 Men’s DH — Lake Louise (PPD) Skiandsnowboard.live 2:30 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 26 Women’s GS (Run 2) — Killington NBC, Peacock 12:30 p.m.
Men’s DH — Lake Louise Skiandsnowboard.live 2:30 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 27 Women’s SL (Run 2) — Killington NBC, Peacock 12:30 p.m.
Men’s SG — Lake Louise Skiandsnowboard.live 2:15 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 2 Women’s DH — Lake Louise Skiandsnowboard.live 2 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 3 Women’s DH — Lake Louise Skiandsnowboard.live 2:30 p.m.
Men’s DH — Beaver Creek CNBC, Peacock 4 p.m.*
Men’s DH — Beaver Creek NBC, Peacock 5 p.m.*
Sun., Dec. 4 Women’s SG — Lake Louise Skiandsnowboard.live 1 p.m.
Men’s SG — Beaver Creek NBC, Peacock 5 p.m.*

*Delayed broadcast.

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