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World Swimming Championships broadcast schedule on Olympic Channel

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The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and NBC Sports will air daily live coverage of the world swimming championships in Budapest, from July 23-30.

The biennial world championships crown medalists in every Olympic swimming event, plus extra events including mixed-gender relays.

The Olympic Channel will air every morning heats session at 3:30 a.m. ET and combine with NBC Sports for every finals session at 11:30 a.m. ET. NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app will live stream every session for subscribers.

Katie Ledecky is the headliner at worlds. The four-time Rio gold medalist could win six gold medals in Budapest, which would tie the female record for gold medals at a single worlds with Missy Franklin.

Other Rio Olympic champions in action include Lilly KingSimone Manuel and Ryan Murphy.

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SWIMMING WORLDS: TV Schedule | Men’s Preview | Women’s Preview | Event Schedule

Day Session Time (ET) Network
Sunday, July 23 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Sunday, July 23 Finals 11:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Monday, July 24 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Monday, July 24 Finals 11:30 a.m. NBCSN
Tuesday, July 25 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Tuesday, July 25 Finals 11:30 a.m. NBCSN
Wednesday, July 26 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Wednesday, July 26 Finals 11:30 a.m. NBCSN
Thursday, July 27 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Thursday, July 27 Finals 11:30 a.m. NBCSN
Friday, July 28 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Friday, July 28 Finals 11:30 a.m. NBCSN
Saturday, July 29 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Saturday, July 29 Finals 11:30 a.m. STREAM LINK
Sunday, July 30 Finals 2 p.m. NBC*
Sunday, July 30 Heats 3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Sunday, July 30 Finals 11:30 a.m. STREAM LINK
Sunday, July 30 Finals 3 p.m. NBC*

*Same-Day Delay

IOC pledges €500,000 to help restore Notre Dame ahead of 2024 Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee plans to donate €500,000 ($562,000) to the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral in the 2024 Olympic host city.

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that he wants to see Notre Dame restored within five years.

“The aim of completing the reconstruction in time for Paris 2024 will be an extra motivation for all of us,” IOC president Thomas Bach wrote in a Wednesday letter to Paris 2024 chief Tony Estanguet, according to a translation by Agence France-Presse, which reported Notre Dame is on the planned marathon and road cycling routes. “All the Olympic Movement and in particular the IOC have been extremely touched by the instantaneous connection the French have made between Notre Dame cathedral and the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.”

More than $500 million has been pledged overall from around the globe after a fire ravaged the 850-year-old cathedral on Monday.

NBC News has more on the Notre Dame fire here.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Patrick Kane joined by NHL All-Stars on world championship roster

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NHL All-Stars Jack EichelRyan Suter and Cory Schneider join previously named captain Patrick Kane to lead the U.S. at next month’s world hockey championship in Slovakia, seeking the nation’s first title at a standalone worlds since 1933.

Sixteen players were added to the roster in Thursday’s announcement with more to come before worlds open May 10 and more teams get eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, making more players available. The IIHF allows up to 25 players per nation.

Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill will be the U.S. head coach for a third straight worlds. The Americans lost in the quarterfinals in 2017 and earned bronze in 2018, sandwiching an Olympic quarterfinal exit in PyeongChang without NHL players.

Sweden is trying to become the first nation to three-peat at worlds since the Czech Republic in 2001.

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Preliminary IIHF World Championship Roster
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Alex DeBrincat (Chicago Blackhawks)
Jack Eichel (Buffalo Sabres)
Luke Glendening (Detroit Red Wings)
Patrick Kane (Chicago Blackhawks)
Clayton Keller (Arizona Coyotes)
Chris Kreider (New York Rangers)
Dylan Larkin (Detroit Red Wings)
James van Riemsdyk (Philadelphia Flyers)
Frank Vatrano (Florida Panthers)
Colin White (Ottawa Senators)

Defensemen
Quinn Hughes (Vancouver Canucks)
Alec Martinez (Los Angeles Kings)
Brady Skjei (New York Rangers)
Ryan Suter (Minnesota Wild)

Goalies
Thatcher Demko (Vancouver Canucks)
Cayden Primeau (Laval (AHL))
Cory Schneider (New Jersey Devils)