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2019 World Diving Championships TV, streaming schedule

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The world diving championships air live on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and stream on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app starting Saturday from Gwangju, South Korea.

Every event will air live on Olympic Channel and stream for subscribers. NBCSN will air delayed broadcasts.

Four-time Olympic medalist David Boudia headlines the U.S. roster looking to rebound after going medal-less in Olympic events at the 2017 Worlds.

Boudia, who missed those worlds while on a break from the sport, is the lone U.S. diver to earn a world medal in an Olympic event since the Americans racked up four medals in 2009.

Boudia, a 30-year-old, three-time Olympian, earned platform silver in 2011, 2013 and 2015 but switched to the springboard last year.

The U.S. and the rest of the world must reckon with China, owner of 26 of the 32 Olympic gold medals awarded over the last four Games. China, too, looks to bounce back from 2017, when it bagged five of the eight Olympic-event gold medals, its lowest success rate at an Olympics or worlds since 2005.

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Day Event Final Time (ET) Network
Saturday, July 13 Mixed Synchro Platform 12-1:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Women’s 1m Springboard 2:30-3:45 a.m. Olympic Channel
Men’s Synchro Springboard 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel
Sunday, July 14 Men’s 1m Springboard 2:30-4 a.m. Olympic Channel
Women’s Synchro Platform 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel
Women’s Synchro Platform 11 p.m.-12 a.m. NBCSN*
Monday, July 15 Women’s Synchro Springboard 2:30-3:45 a.m. Olympic Channel
Men’s Synchro Platform 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel
Tuesday, July 16 Women’s Platform (Semi) 2:30-3:30 a.m. Olympic Channel
Team Event 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel
Women’s Synchro Springboard 11 a.m.-12 p.m. NBCSN*
Men’s Synchro Platform 12-1 p.m. NBCSN*
Wednesday, July 17 Men’s 3m Springboard (Semi) 2:30-4 a.m. Olympic Channel
Women’s Platform 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel
Women’s Platform 7-8 p.m. NBCSN*
Thursday, July 18 Women’s 3m Springboard (Semi) 2:30-4 a.m. Olympic Channel
Men’s 3m Springboard 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel
Men’s 3m Springboard 7-8 p.m. NBCSN*
Friday, July 19 Men’s Platform (Semi) 2:30-4 a.m. Olympic Channel
Women’s 3m Springboard 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel
Saturday, July 20 Mixed Synchro Springboard 2:30-4 a.m. Olympic Channel
Men’s Platform 7:45-9:15 a.m. Olympic Channel

*Delayed broadcast

Boglarka Kapas, world champion swimmer, tests positive for coronavirus

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Boglarka Kapas, the Hungarian swimmer and world 200m butterfly champion, said she tested positive for the coronavirus.

“I don’t have any symptoms yet, and that’s why it’s important for you to know that even if you feel healthy you can spread the virus,” was posted on her social media. “Please be careful, stay at home and stay healthy.”

Nine total members of the Hungarian national team — including swimmers and staff — have tested positive, according to the federation.

Kapas said her first test was negative but a second test showed she had the virus. She was staying in quarantine at home for two weeks.

Kapas, 26, won the 200m fly at last summer’s world championships by passing Americans Hali Flickinger and Katie Drabot in the last 25 meters. She clocked 2:06.78 to prevail by .17 of a second.

Kapas also took bronze in the Rio Olympic 800m freestyle won by Katie Ledecky.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

NHL players: Marie-Philip Poulin is world’s best female hockey player

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The U.S. may have the world’s best women’s hockey team, but NHL players believe Canadian Marie-Philip Poulin is the world’s best player.

Poulin received the most votes out of 496 responses in the 2019-20 NHLPA Player Poll, conducted before the season was suspended. The tally:

Poulin: 39.92%
Hilary Knight (USA): 36.29%
Kendall Coyne Schofield (USA): 15.52%
Emily Pfalzer Matheson (USA): 1.41%
Other: 6.85%

Last year, Knight received the highest percentage of votes from 203 NHL players (27.59), edging Poulin (24.14) with Amanda Kessel third (12.81) and Coyne Schofield and Pfalzer Matheson each receiving 5.91 percent.

Why were Poulin and Knight swapped this year? Perhaps Poulin’s Canadian team winning the debut of the NHL All-Star Skills Competition women’s 3-on-3 game on Jan. 24, even though Knight scored and Poulin did not.

Poulin, now 29, scored both goals in the 2010 Olympic final and the game-tying and -winning goals in the 2014 Olympic final. Even before her Olympic debut at age 18, the daughter of Quebec hospital workers was dubbed “the female Sidney Crosby.”

Knight, 30, led last April’s world championship tournament with seven goals as the U.S. won a fifth straight title. Poulin played 4 minutes, 44 seconds, total at the tournament, missing time with a knee injury.

This spring’s tournament, which was to start Tuesday, was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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