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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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Danielle Perkins is first U.S. boxer to win world title in 3 years

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Danielle Perkins became the U.S.’ first world champion boxer in this Olympic cycle, taking the heavyweight crown in Russia on Sunday.

Perkins, a 37-year-old who played college basketball at George Mason and St. John’s, improved from bronze in 2018 to earn her first world title, blanking defending world champion Yang Xiaoli of China 5-0 in Sunday’s final.

Video of the bout is here.

Perkins was slated to fight Yang in the 2018 World semifinals but withdrew due to medical reasons, according to USA Boxing.

The heavyweight division is 81+kg, but the heaviest Olympic weight division is capped at 75kg.

The last American to earn a world title was Claressa Shields in 2016, before she repeated as Olympic champion in Rio and moved to the professional ranks.

The Olympic trials are in December in Louisiana, after which winners will fight internationally in early 2020 in bids to qualify for the Tokyo Games.

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Brigid Kosgei shatters marathon world record in Chicago

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Kenyan Brigid Kosgei shattered a 16-year-old world record in the women’s marathon by 81 seconds, winning the Chicago Marathon in 2:14:04 on Sunday.

Brit Paula Radcliffe had held the record of 2:15:25 set at the 2003 London Marathon. Kenyan Mary Keitany holds the female-only record of 2:17:01 from the 2017 London Marathon. Both Kosgei and Radcliffe, the only women to break 2:17, ran with men in their record races.

Radcliffe’s record was the longest-standing for the men’s or women’s marathon of the last 50 years.

Kosgei did it one day after Eliud Kipchoge became the first person to run a sub-two-hour marathon in a non-record-eligible event in Vienna. She won by a gaping 6 minutes, 47 seconds over Ethiopian Ababel Yeshaneh.

Kosgei, who won Chicago in 2018 and the London Marathon in April, came in highly favored. The 25-year-old tuned up with the fastest half-marathon ever by a woman (by 23 seconds) on Sept. 8 on a non-record-eligible course.

“2:10 is possible for a lady,” Kosgei said after Sunday’s record.

Jordan Hasay, the top U.S. woman in the field, stopped after feeling a sharp hamstring strain after two miles. Hasay, who was coached by Alberto Salazar before his ban in a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency case, is one of several women in contention for the three Olympic spots at the Feb. 29 trials in Atlanta.

Kenyan Lawrence Cherono won the men’s race by one second over Ethiopian Dejene Debela in 2:05:45.

The U.S.’ top marathoner, Galen Rupp, dropped out around mile 23 after straining a calf around the sixth mile. Rupp, who was also coached by Salazar, was racing for the first time since the 2018 Chicago Marathon and Achilles surgery.

Mo Farah, the defending champion and four-time Olympic track gold medalist, finished eighth in 2:09:58. He also dropped from the leaders before the halfway point.

American Daniel Romanchuk and Swiss Manuela Schar won the wheelchair races.

Romanchuk, 21, repeated as champion. He has also won Boston London and New York City in the last year. Schar distanced decorated American Tatyana McFadden by 4:14, though McFadden did qualify for the Tokyo Paralympics with her runner-up finish (as did Romanchuk).

The fall major marathon season concludes with the New York City Marathon on Nov. 3, featuring defending champions Mary Keitany and Lelisa Desisa and 2018 Boston Marathon champion Des Linden.

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