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Bobsled, luge, skeleton broadcast schedule

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NBC Sports will air more than 150 hours of the World Cup and World Championships in bobsled, luge and skeleton this season, from December through March.

Coverage will air on NBC, NBCSN and Universal HD and stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

USALuge.org will also live stream U.S.-based luge World Cups, while FIL-Luge.org will live stream luge World Cups outside the U.S., plus the World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria, in January.

Olympic medalists Steven HolcombElana Meyers Taylor and Jamie Greubel Poser (bobsled), Erin Hamlin (luge) and Matthew Antoine (skeleton) lead the U.S. teams.

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Date Time (ET) Competition Event Platform
12/2 5 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
12/2 6:30 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
12/2 9 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
12/2 10:30 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
12/3 1 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
12/3 2:30 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
12/3 5 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
12/3 3 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
12/3 4 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
12/3 6:30 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
12/3 9 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
12/3 9:30 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Luge NBCSN
12/3 10:30 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
12/3 10:30 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 NBCSN
12/4 4 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Men’s Skeleton Universal HD
12/4 5 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
12/11 4:30 p.m. World Cup Whistler: Luge NBCSN
12/16 8:45 a.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
12/16 10:15 a.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
12/16 12:30 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
12/16 2 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
12/16 3 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
12/16 4:30 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
12/16 8 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
12/16 9 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
12/16 10 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Men’s Skeleton Universal HD
12/17 9:30 a.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
12/17 11 a.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
12/17 1:30 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
12/17 3 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
12/17 3:30 p.m. World Cup Park City: Women’s Luge NBC
12/17 7 p.m. World Cup Park City: Luge NBCSN
12/17 7 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
12/17 8 p.m. World Cup Lake Placid: Four-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/6 4 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/6 5:30 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/6 8 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/6 9:30 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/6 8 p.m. World Cup Altenberg: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/6 9 p.m. World Cup Altenberg: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
1/7 3:30 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/7 5 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/7 7:30 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/7 9 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/7 6:30 p.m. World Cup Altenberg: Men’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/7 7:30 p.m. World Cup Altenberg: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/8 4 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/8 5:30 a.m. World Cup Altenberg: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/8 5:30 p.m. World Cup Altenberg: Four-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/13 8:30 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/13 10 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/13 4:30 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
1/14 7:45 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/14 9:15 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/14 11:30 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/14 1 p.m. World Cup Winterberg: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/14 3:30 p.m. World Cup Winterberg: Men’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/14 4:30 p.m. World Cup Winterberg: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/15 10 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/15 6:15 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/15 7:45 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/15 11:30 a.m. World Cup Winterberg: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/15 2 p.m. World Cup Winterberg: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/15 3p.m. World Cup Winterberg: Four-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/20 3:30 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/20 5 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/20 7 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/20 8:30 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/20 4 p.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/20 5 p.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Men’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/21 3 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/21 4:30 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/21 6:30 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/21 8 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/21 6 p.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
1/21 7 p.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/22 4:30 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/22 6 a.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/22 8 p.m. World Cup St. Moritz: Four-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/27 4 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/27 5:30 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/27 7:15 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/27 8:45 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/27 4 p.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
1/27 5 p.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/28 4:30 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
1/28 6 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
1/28 8:30 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/28 10 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/28 10 p.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Men’s Skeleton Universal HD
1/28 11 p.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
1/29 7 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
1/29 8:30 a.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
1/29 3:30 p.m. World Champs Innsbruck: Luge NBCSN
1/29 4:30 p.m. World Cup Koenigssee: Four-Man Bobsled NBCSN
2/3 4:30 a.m. World Cup Igls: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
2/3 6 a.m. World Cup Igls: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
2/3 8 a.m. World Cup Igls: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
2/3 9:30 a.m. World Cup Igls: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
2/3 6 p.m. World Cup Igls: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
2/3 7 p.m. World Cup Igls: Men’s Skeleton Universal HD
2/4 5:15 a.m. World Cup Igls: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
2/4 6:45 a.m. World Cup Igls: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
2/4 8:45 a.m. World Cup Igls: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
2/4 10:15 a.m. World Cup Igls: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
2/4 7 p.m. World Cup Igls: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
2/4 8 p.m. World Cup Igls: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
2/5 6 a.m. World Cup Igls: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
2/5 7:30 a.m. World Cup Igls: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
2/5 6 p.m. World Cup Igls: Four-Man Bobsled Universal HD
2/17 8:15 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
2/17 10 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
2/17 3 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1-2 Universal HD
2/18 4:30 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
2/18 6 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
2/18 9:15 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 3 Streaming
2/18 10:45 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 4 Streaming
2/18 4 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1-2 Universal HD
2/18 5 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 3-4 Universal HD
2/19 4:30 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Man Bobsled Run 3 Streaming
2/19 6 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Man Bobsled Run 4 Streaming
2/19 6:30 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Two-Man Bobsled Run 3-4 Universal HD
2/24 5 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
2/24 7 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
2/24 9 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
2/24 11 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
2/24 4 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Men’s Skeleton Run 1-2 Universal HD
2/24 5 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Women’s Skeleton Run 1-2 Universal HD
2/25 2:30 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Women’s Skeleton Run 3 Streaming
2/25 4:30 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Women’s Skeleton Run 4 Streaming
2/25 7:30 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
2/25 9:20 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
2/25 5 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Women’s Skeleton Run 3-4 Universal HD
2/25 6 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1-2 Universal HD
2/26 2:30 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Men’s Skeleton Run 3 Streaming
2/26 4:30 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Men’s Skeleton Run 4 Streaming
2/26 7:30 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Four-Man Bobsled Run 3 Streaming
2/26 9:20 a.m. World Champs Sochi: Four-Man Bobsled Run 4 Streaming
2/26 3:30 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Men’s Skeleton Run 3-4 NBCSN
2/26 4:30 p.m. World Champs Sochi: Four-Man Bobsled Run 3-4 NBCSN
3/17 1 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Women’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
3/17 2:30 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Women’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
3/17 5 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Men’s Skeleton Run 1 Streaming
3/17 6:30 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Men’s Skeleton Run 2 Streaming
3/17 11 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Women’s Skeleton Universal HD
3/17 Noon World Cup Pyeongchang: Men’s Skeleton NBCSN
3/18 1 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
3/18 2:30 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Two-Woman Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
3/18 5 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Two-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
3/18 6:30 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Two-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
3/18 5 p.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Two-Woman Bobsled Universal HD
3/18 6 p.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Two-Man Bobsled Universal HD
3/19 2:30 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Four-Man Bobsled Run 1 Streaming
3/19 4 a.m. World Cup Pyeongchang: Four-Man Bobsled Run 2 Streaming
3/19 Noon World Cup Pyeongchang: Four-Man Bobsled NBCSN

Mark Spitz takes on Katie Ledecky’s challenge

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Swimmers around the world took on Katie Ledecky‘s milk-glass challenge since it became a social media sensation, including one of the few Americans with more Olympic gold medals.

Mark Spitz, who won seven golds at the 1972 Munich Games, took 10 strokes in an at-home pool while perfectly balancing a glass of what appeared to be water on his head.

“Would’ve been faster with the ‘stache, @markspitzusa, but I still give this 7 out of 7 gold medals,” Ledecky tweeted.

Spitz joined fellow Olympic champions Susie O’Neill of Australia and American Matt Grevers in posting similar videos to what Ledecky first shared Monday.

In Tokyo next year, Ledecky can pass Spitz’s career gold-medal count of nine if she wins all of her expected events — 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyles and the 4x200m free relay.

Then she would trail one athlete from any country in any sport — Michael Phelps, the 23-time gold medalist who has yet to post video of swimming while balancing a glass on his head.

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Serena Williams, reclusive amid pandemic, returns to tennis eyeing Grand Slam record

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Serena Williams travels with “like 50 masks” and has been a little bit of a recluse since early March and the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

“I don’t have full lung capacity, so I’m not sure what would happen to me,” Williams said Saturday, two days before the start of the WTA’s Top Seed Open in Lexington, Ky., her first tournament since playing Fed Cup in early February. “I’m sure I’ll be OK, but I don’t want to find out.”

Williams, 38, has a history of blood clots and pulmonary embolisms. She faced life-threatening complications following her Sept. 1, 2017, childbirth that confined her to a bed for six weeks. She said her daily routine was surgery and that she lost count after the first four.

More recently, Williams enjoyed “every part” of the last six months at home in Florida, her longest time grounded since her teens.

“I’ve been a little neurotic, to an extent,” on health and safety, she said. “Everyone in the Serena bubble is really protected.”

Williams is entered to play next week in Lexington and at consecutive tournaments in New York City later this month — the Western & Southern Open and U.S. Open, the latter starting Aug. 31.

Williams is the highest-ranked player in the Lexington field at No. 9. Others include 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, older sister Venus Williams and 16-year-old Coco Gauff.

She has been bidding ever since having daughter Olympia to tie Margaret Court‘s record 24 Grand Slam singles titles, albeit many of Court’s crowns came before the Open Era and, notably at the Australian Open, against small fields lacking the world’s best players. Williams reached the last two Wimbledon and U.S. Open finals, losing all of them.

She showed her seriousness in committing early to this year’s U.S. Open by installing a court at home with the same surface. Three of the top 10 female singles players already said they will skip the U.S. Open due to travel and/or virus concerns, including No. 1 Ash Barty.

“Tennis is naturally a socially distanced sport, so it was kind of easy to go back and just walk on my side of the court and have my hitter walk on his side of the court,” Williams said.

The French Open starts two weeks after the U.S. Open ends. Williams was asked if she will fly to Europe for tournaments this autumn.

“I see myself doing it all, if it happens,” she said.

The Tokyo Olympics are too far away to make plans.

“We’ll have to kind of wait to see what happens in the fall,” she said. “One thing I have learned with this pandemic is don’t plan.”

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