Simone Biles and the U.S. gymnastics teams compete in the biggest international meet before the Tokyo Olympics, the world championships in Stuttgart, Germany, starting this weekend, live on NBC Sports and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Biles, undefeated in all-arounds for six years, leads a U.S. women’s squad eyeing a seventh straight Olympic or world team title. Biles is similarly a huge favorite to earn her fifth world all-around title.
The Americans bring a surprising roster without a few of the regular names from the first two years of the Olympic cycle: 2017 World all-around champion Morgan Hurd, Riley McCusker and Ragan Smith.
Instead, Biles is joined by Jade Carey, Sunisa Lee, Grace McCallum and Kara Eaker.
The U.S. men are trying to end their longest team medal drought this millennium, none since 2014. They are once again led by six-time national all-around champion Sam Mikulak, who seeks a breakthrough world all-around medal as well.
The dominant men’s programs continue to be China, Russia and Japan, though the 2020 Olympic host will be without superstars Kohei Uchimura and Kenzo Shirai, who were not named to the team after being slowed by injuries.
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2019 World Gymnastics Championships Live TV, Stream Schedule
|Friday, Oct. 4||12 p.m.||STREAM LINK||Women’s Qualifying|
|2 p.m.||STREAM LINK||Women’s Qualifying|
|Saturday, Oct. 5||7:30 a.m.||STREAM LINK||Women’s Qualifying|
|9:30 a.m.||STREAM LINK||Women’s Qualifying|
|2 p.m.||STREAM LINK||U.S. Women’s Qualifying|
|3 p.m.*||Olympic Channel||Women’s Qualifying|
|Sunday, Oct. 6||10:30 a.m.||STREAM LINK||Men’s Qualifying|
|Monday, Oct. 7||4 a.m.||STREAM LINK||U.S. Men’s Qualifying|
|4 a.m.||Olympic Channel||Men’s Qualifying|
|7 a.m.||STREAM LINK||Men’s Qualifying|
|10:30 a.m.||STREAM LINK||Men’s Qualifying|
|Tuesday, Oct. 8||8:30 a.m.||NBCSN||Women’s Team Final|
|Wednesday, Oct. 9||7:45 a.m.||Olympic Channel||Men’s Team Final|
|Thursday, Oct. 10||10 a.m.||NBCSN||Women’s All-Around|
|Friday, Oct. 11||10 a.m.||Olympic Channel||Men’s All-Around|
|Saturday, Oct. 12||10 a.m.||Olympic Channel||Apparatus Finals|
|3 p.m.*||NBC||Recap Show|
|Sunday, Oct. 13||7 a.m.||STREAM LINK||Apparatus Finals|
|12 p.m.*||Olympic Channel|