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Full NBC Olympic Trials broadcast schedule

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NBC will air its most hours of Olympic trials coverage ever — 76 in total, including more than 60 in primetime — continuing next week in advance of the Rio Games in August.

It tops the 67.5 hours of coverage in 2012 ahead of the London Olympics.

All of the events listed on NBC and NBCSN below will also be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra.

Coverage starts with the U.S. Olympic wrestling trials next week and also includes diving, gymnastics, swimming and track and field.

NBC already aired unprecedented live coverage of the Olympic men’s and women’s marathon trials on Feb. 13.

In addition to trials, NBC will also broadcast the men’s and women’s P&G Gymnastics Championships in June ahead of the Olympic gymnastics trials:

Men’s P&G Championships — June 5 at 2 p.m. ET
Women’s P&G Championships — June 24, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET

Date Sport Coverage Network Time (ET)
April 9 Wrestling Freestyle, Greco-Roman Finals NBCSN 7 p.m.
April 10 Wrestling Freestyle, Greco-Roman Finals NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
May 8 Rowing Finals NBCSN 5 p.m.
May 22 Water Polo U.S. men, women vs. Australia NBCSN 4 p.m.
June 18 Diving Synchro Semifinals NBCSN 8 p.m.
June 19 Diving Synchro Semifinals NBCSN 8 p.m.
June 20 Diving Individual Semifinals NBCSN 7 p.m.
June 21 Diving Individual Semifinals NBCSN 7 p.m.
June 22 Diving Synchro Finals NBCSN 9 p.m.
June 23 Diving Men’s Synchro Platform NBCSN 7 p.m.
Gymnastics Men’s Trials NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
June 25 Diving Men’s Springboard NBC 4:30 p.m.
Diving Women’s Platform NBC 8 p.m.
Gymnastics Men’s Trials NBC 9 p.m.
June 26 Diving Women’s Springboard NBC 4:30 p.m.
Swimming Qualifying Heats NBCSN 6 p.m.
Diving Men’s Platform NBC 7 p.m.
Swimming Finals NBC 8 p.m.
June 27 Swimming Qualifying Heats NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Swimming Finals NBC 8 p.m.
June 28 Swimming Qualifying Heats NBCSN 7 p.m.
Swimming Finals NBC 8 p.m.
June 29 Swimming Qualifying Heats NBCSN 7 p.m.
Swimming Finals NBC 8 p.m.
June 30 Swimming Qualifying Heats NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Swimming Finals NBC 8 p.m.
July 1 Swimming Qualifying Heats NBCSN 6 p.m.
Swimming Finals NBC 8 p.m.
Track Men’s Shot Put, 10,000m Finals NBC 9 p.m.
July 2 Track Women’s 10,000m, Long Jump Finals NBC 2 p.m.
Swimming Qualifying Heats NBCSN 5 p.m.
Track Decathlon
Swimming Finals NBCSN 8 p.m.
July 3 Swimming Finals NBC 7 p.m.
Track Men’s, Women’s 100m, 400m Finals
July 4 Track 800m, Men’s Pole Vault NBCSN 7 p.m.
July 7 Track Women’s Steeplechase, Shot Put NBCSN 8 p.m.
July 8 Track Men’s 1500m, 100m Hurdles Semifinals NBCSN 6 p.m.
Track 100m Hurdles, Steeplechase Finals NBC 8 p.m.
Gymnastics Women’s Trials NBC 9 p.m.
July 9 Track Men’s 110m Hurdles, 200m, 5000m NBC 8 p.m.
July 10 Track 1500m, Women’s 200m NBC 7 p.m.
Gymnastics Women’s Trials NBC 8:30 p.m.
July 18 Field Hockey U.S. Women vs. India NBCSN 6:30 p.m.

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David Rudisha escapes car crash ‘well and unhurt’

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David Rudisha, a two-time Olympic champion and world record holder at 800m, is “well and unhurt” after a car accident in his native Kenya, according to his Facebook account.

Kenyan media reported that one of Rudisha’s tires burst on Saturday night, leading his car to collide with a bus, and he was treated for minor injuries at a hospital.

Rudisha, 30, last raced July 4, 2017, missing extended time with a quad muscle strain and back problems. His manager said last week that Rudisha will miss next month’s world championships.

Rudisha owns the three fastest times in history, including the world record 1:40.91 set in an epic 2012 Olympic final.

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Tokyo Paralympic medals unveiled with historic Braille design, indentations

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The Tokyo Paralympic medals, which like the Olympic medals are created in part with metals from recycled cell phones and other small electronics, were unveiled on Sunday, one year out from the Opening Ceremony.

In a first for the Paralympics, each medal has one to three indentation(s) on its side to distinguish its color by touch — one for gold, two silver and three for bronze. Braille letters also spell out “Tokyo 2020” on each medal’s face.

For Rio, different amounts of tiny steel balls were put inside the medals based on their color, so that when shaken they would make distinct sounds. Visually impaired athletes could shake the medals next to their ears to determine the color.

More on the design from Tokyo 2020:

The design is centered around the motif of a traditional Japanese fan, depicting the Paralympic Games as the source of a fresh new wind refreshing the world as well as a shared experience connecting diverse hearts and minds. The kaname, or pivot point, holds all parts of the fan together; here it represents Para athletes bringing people together regardless of nationality or ethnicity. Motifs on the leaves of the fan depict the vitality of people’s hearts and symbolize Japan’s captivating and life-giving natural environment in the form of rocks, flowers, wood, leaves, and water. These are applied with a variety of techniques, producing a textured surface that makes the medals compelling to touch.

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