2019 World Track and Field Championships TV, live stream schedule

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NBC, NBCSN and Olympic Channel combine to air live daily coverage of the world track and field championships in Doha starting Friday.

In addition, NBC Sports Gold streams live coverage of every event over the 10-day meet.

The U.S., which more than doubled the next-best nation in medals at the Rio Olympics and 2017 Worlds in London, once again boasts a roster full of favorites at the first global championship in the post-Usain Bolt era.

Americans are the fastest qualifiers in one gender or the other in every track event from 100m through 800m. They also have reigning Olympic or world champions at 1500m, the 3000m steeplechase, the pole vault, shot put, long jump and triple jump.

Christian Coleman, the world’s fastest man every year of this Olympic cycle, gets things started as the 100m favorite over the meet’s first two days. Later, he is slated to face off against the world’s top 200m runner, Noah Lyles, then join Lyles on the 4x100m.

Another U.S. head-to-head is expected in the women’s 400m hurdles in week two between Olympic champion and world-record holder Dalilah Muhammad and 20-year-old phenom Sydney McLaughlin.

Then there’s the most decorated female track and field athlete in history, 25-time Olympic and world medalist Allyson Felix, expected to be part of the 4x400m on the last weekend of competition in her ninth world championships and first as a mom.

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2019 World Track and Field Championships Live Broadcast Schedule

Date Key Events Time (ET) Network
Fri., Sept. 27 M100 Heats 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. NBCSN
Women’s Marathon 5-8 p.m. Olympic Channel
Sat., Sept. 28 M100m Semifinals 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Olympic Channel
M100m Final 2:30-3:30 p.m. NBC
Sun., Sept. 29 M200 Heats 12-1:30 p.m. NBC
W100 Final 1:30-4:30 p.m. NBCSN
Mon., Sept. 30 W200m Heats, W400m Heats 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Olympic Channel
WSteeple, 800m, M400mH 1-4 p.m. Olympic Channel
Tues., Oct. 1 M400m Heats 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. NBCSN
M200m, M800m 1:30-4 p.m. NBCSN
Wed., Oct. 2 W200m, M110mH 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. NBCSN
Thurs., Oct. 3 W400m, Decathlon Day 2 9:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m. NBCSN
Fri., Oct. 4 W400mH, M400m 1-3:30 p.m. Olympic Channel
Sat., Oct. 5 W100mH Heats 10-11 a.m. Olympic Channel
W1500m 12:30-2:30 p.m. Olympic Channel
W4x100m, M4x100m 2:30-3:30 p.m. NBC
Men’s Marathon 5-8 p.m. Olympic Channel
Sun., Oct. 6 M4x400m, W4x400m 12-2:30 p.m. NBC

U.S. men’s gymnastics team named for world championships

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Asher Hong, Colt Walker and world pommel horse champion Stephen Nedoroscik were named to the last three spots on the U.S. men’s gymnastics team for the world championships that start in three weeks.

Brody Malone and Donnell Whittenburg earned the first spots on the team by placing first and second in the all-around at August’s U.S. Championships.

Hong, Walker and Nedoroscik were chosen by a committee after two days of selection camp competition in Colorado Springs this week. Malone and Whittenburg did not compete at the camp.

Hong, 18, will become the youngest U.S. man to compete at worlds since Danell Leyva in 2009. He nearly earned a spot on the team at the U.S. Championships, but erred on his 12th and final routine of that meet to drop from second to third in the all-around. At this week’s camp, Hong had the lowest all-around total of the four men competing on all six apparatuses, but selectors still chose him over Tokyo Olympians Yul Moldauer and Shane Wiskus.

Walker, a Stanford junior, will make his world championships debut. He would have placed second at nationals in August if a bonus system for attempting difficult skills wasn’t in place. With that bonus system not in place at the selection camp, he had the highest all-around total. The bonus system is not used at international meets such as world championships.

Nedoroscik rebounded from missing the Tokyo Olympic team to become the first American to win a world title on pommel horse last fall. Though he is the lone active U.S. male gymnast with a global gold medal, he was in danger of missing this five-man team because of struggles on the horse at the U.S. Championships. Nedoroscik, who does not compete on the other five apparatuses, put up his best horse routine of the season on the last day of the selection camp Wednesday.

Moldauer, who tweeted that he was sick all last week, was named the traveling alternate for worlds in Liverpool, Great Britain. It would be the first time that Moldauer, who was fourth in the all-around at last fall’s worlds, does not compete at worlds since 2015.

Though the U.S. has not made the team podium at an Olympics or worlds since 2014, it is boosted this year by the absence of Olympic champion Russia, whose athletes are banned indefinitely due to the war in Ukraine. In recent years, the U.S. has been among the nations in the second tier behind China, Japan and Russia, including in Tokyo, where the Americans were fifth.

The U.S. women’s world team of five will be announced after a selection camp in two weeks. Tokyo Olympians Jade Carey and Jordan Chiles are in contention.

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Paris 2024 Olympic marathon route unveiled

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The 2024 Olympic marathon route will take runners from Paris to Versailles and back.

The route announcement was made on the 233rd anniversary of one of the early, significant events of the French Revolution: the Women’s March on Versailles — “to pay tribute to the thousands of women who started their march at city hall to Versailles to take up their grievances to the king and ask for bread,” Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet said.

Last December, organizers announced the marathons will start at Hôtel de Ville (city hall, opposite Notre-Dame off the Seine River) and end at Les Invalides, a complex of museums and monuments one mile southeast of the Eiffel Tower.

On Wednesday, the rest of the route was unveiled — traversing the banks of the Seine west to the Palace of Versailles and then back east, passing the Eiffel Tower before the finish.

The men’s and women’s marathons will be on the last two days of the Games at 8 a.m. local time (2 a.m. ET). It will be the first time that the women’s marathon is held on the last day of the Games after the men’s marathon traditionally occupied that slot.

A mass public marathon will also be held on the Olympic marathon route. The date has not been announced.

The full list of highlights among the marathon course:

• Hôtel de ville de Paris (start)
• Bourse de commerce
• Palais Brongniart
• Opéra Garnier
• Place Vendôme
• Jardin des Tuileries
• The Louvre
• Place de la Concorde
• The bridges of Paris
(Pont de l’Alma; Alexandre III;
Iéna; and more)
• Grand Palais
• Palais de Tokyo
• Jardins du Trocadéro
• Maison de la Radio
• Manufacture et Musées
nationaux de Sèvres
• Forêt domaniale
des Fausses-Reposes
• Monuments Pershing –
Lafayette
• Château de Versailles
• Forêt domaniale de Meudon
• Parc André Citroën
• Eiffel Tower
• Musée Rodin
• Esplanade des Invalides (finish)

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