World Alpine Skiing Championships broadcast schedule

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Every event of the World Alpine Skiing Championships will stream live on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app, starting with Lindsey Vonn in the super-G on Tuesday.

The biggest competition outside of the Olympics is slated in St. Moritz, Switzerland, from Feb. 7-19. This year’s worlds will prove a key indicator of 2018 Olympic prospects.

Recall that four years ago, Mikaela Shiffrin won her first world title in slalom, while Vonn crashed in the worlds super-G.

Shiffrin went on to become the youngest Olympic slalom champion. Vonn missed the Sochi Winter Games due to knee injuries.

This year, Vonn and Shiffrin headline the U.S. team in St. Moritz.

International stars include World Cup overall champions Marcel Hirscher of Austria and Lara Gut of Switzerland.

In addition to live streaming coverage, NBCSN will air live early morning coverage of most events, while NBC will air weekend afternoon coverage of key races — men’s and women’s downhills and the women’s slalom.

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Date Time (ET) Network Event
Tuesday, Feb. 7 6 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Super-G
Wednesday, Feb. 8 6 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Super-G
Friday, Feb. 10 4 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Women’s Combined Downhill
Friday, Feb. 10 6:30 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Combined Slalom
Sunday, Feb. 12 5:15 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Women’s Downhill
Sunday, Feb. 12 7:30 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Men’s Downhill
Sunday, Feb. 12 12:30 p.m.* NBC Women’s Downhill
Sunday, Feb. 12 2 p.m.* NBCSN Men’s Downhill
Monday, Feb. 13 4 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Men’s Combined-Downhill
Monday, Feb. 13 6:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Combined-Slalom
Tuesday, Feb. 14 6 a.m. NBCSN Team Event
Thursday, Feb. 16 3:45 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Women’s Giant Slalom Run 1
Thursday, Feb. 16 7 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Giant Slalom Run 2
Friday, Feb. 17 3:45 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1
Friday, Feb. 17 7 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2
Saturday, Feb. 18 3:45 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Women’s Slalom Run 1
Saturday, Feb. 18 7 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Women’s Slalom Run 2
Saturday, Feb. 18 12:30 p.m.* NBC Women’s Slalom
Sunday, Feb. 19 3:45 a.m. NBCSports.com/live Men’s Slalom Run 1
Sunday, Feb. 19 7 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Slalom Run 2

* Denotes same-day delay.

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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