2022 World Swimming Championships TV, live stream schedule

2022 World Swimming Championships

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and Peacock combine to air and stream daily live coverage of the world swimming championships from Budapest, Hungary, that start Saturday.

All Olympic Channel coverage will also stream on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app for subscribers.

Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel headline the U.S. roster that could dominate the Duna Arena pool in historic fashion.

The Americans topped the medal standings at every worlds dating to 1991. It could be a rout this year given Russian swimmers are banned due to the invasion of Ukraine and some other prominent international stars are out due to injury or a focus on the Commonwealth Games later this summer.

SWIMMING WORLDS: Results | U.S. Roster

Ledecky, racing without Australian rival Ariarne Titmus at the meet, is entered in the 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyles. If she wins then all, as expected, she will move one gold medal shy of Michael Phelps’ record 15 individual world titles.

Dressel won seven golds and six golds at the last two worlds. If he wins seven this time, he will move into solo second place behind Phelps in career world titles including relays.

Ledecky and Dressel are joined on the U.S. team by fellow individual Olympic gold medalists Bobby FinkeChase KaliszLilly King and Ryan Murphy.

The first worlds of the 2024 Olympic cycle could also produce breakout champions, such as Claire CurzanTorri Huske and Carson Foster.

Internationally, the host nation Hungary has two of the biggest stars in Olympic gold medalists Katinka Hosszu and Kristof Milak.

Australia is led by Kaylee McKeown, who swept the women’s backstrokes in Tokyo, and Zac Stubblety-Cook, who broke the men’s 200m breaststroke world record at their trials.

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2022 World Swimming Championships Broadcast Schedule

Day Session Time (ET) Network
Saturday, June 18 Day 1 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Sunday, June 19 Day 2 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Monday, June 20 Day 3 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Tuesday, June 21 Day 4 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Wednesday, June 22 Day 5 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Thursday, June 23 Day 6 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Friday, June 24 Day 7 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Saturday, June 25 Day 8 Finals 12 p.m. Olympic Channel, Peacock
Sunday, June 26 Highlights 12 p.m. NBC

Canada wins men’s hockey world title; Latvia wins first medal

IIHF Hockey World Championship

TAMPERE, Finland — Samuel Blais scored two goals to rally Canada to a 5-2 victory over Germany in the final of the world men’s hockey championship on Sunday.

It’s a record 28th world title for Canada, and its second in three years. Russia has 27 while Germany has never won the trophy.

Blais netted with a backhand 4:51 into the final period for a 3-2 lead for Canada, which was playing in its fourth straight final.

“It feels really good,” Blais said. “We’ve been in Europe for a month and we’ve all waited for that moment to play for the gold medal game. And we’re lucky enough to have won it.”

Lawson Crouse, Tyler Toffoli and Scott Laughton also scored for Canada, Peyton Krebs had two assists and goaltender Samuel Montembeault stopped 21 shots.

Toffoli stretched the lead to 4-2 from the left circle with 8:09 remaining and Laughton made it 5-2 with an empty net goal.

Adam Fantilli became only the second Canadian player after Jonathan Toews to win gold at the world juniors and world championship the same year.

Canada had to come back twice in the final.

John Peterka wristed a shot past Montembeault from the left circle 7:44 into the game. It was the sixth goal for the Buffalo Sabres forward at the tournament.

Blais was fed by Krebs to beat goaltender Mathias Niederberger and tie it 1-1 at 10:47.

Daniel Fischbuch put the Germans ahead again with a one-timer with 6:13 to go in the middle period.

Crouse equalized on a power play with 2:32 remaining in the frame.

It was the first medal for Germany since 1953 when it was second behind Sweden.

The two previously met just once in the final with Canada winning 6-1 in 1930.


Defenseman Kristian Rubins scored his second goal 1:22 into overtime to lead Latvia to a 4-3 victory over the United States and earn a bronze medal earlier Sunday.

It’s the first top-three finish for Latvia at the tournament. Its previous best was a seventh place it managed three times.

The U.S. lost in the bronze medal game for the second straight year. The U.S. team was cruising through the tournament with eight straight wins until it was defeated by Germany in the semifinal 4-3 in overtime.

Rubins rallied Latvia with his first with 5:39 to go in the final period to tie the game at 3 to force overtime.

Roberts Bukarts and Janis Jaks also scored for Latvia.

Rocco Grimaldi scored twice for the U.S. in the opening period to negate Latvia’s 1-0 and 2-1 leads.

Matt Coronato had put the U.S. 3-2 ahead 6:19 into the final period.

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2023 French Open women’s singles draw, scores

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At the French Open, Iga Swiatek of Poland eyes a third title at Roland Garros and a fourth Grand Slam singles crown overall.

Main draw play began Sunday, live on Peacock.

Swiatek, the No. 1 seed from Poland, can join Serena Williams and Justine Henin as the lone women to win three or more French Opens since 2000.

Turning 22 during the tournament, she can become the youngest woman to win three French Opens since Monica Seles in 1992 and the youngest woman to win four Slams overall since Williams in 2002.

FRENCH OPEN: Broadcast Schedule | Men’s Draw

But Swiatek is not as dominant as in 2022, when she went 16-0 in the spring clay season during an overall 37-match win streak.

She retired from her most recent match with a right thigh injury last week and said it wasn’t serious. Before that, she lost the final of another clay-court tournament to Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.

Sabalenka, the No. 2 seed, and Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan, the No. 4 seed and Wimbledon champion, are the top challengers in Paris.

No. 3 Jessica Pegula and No. 6 Coco Gauff, runner-up to Swiatek last year, are the best hopes to become the first American to win a Grand Slam singles title since Sofia Kenin at the 2020 Australian Open. The 11-major drought is the longest for U.S. women since Seles won the 1996 Australian Open.

MORE: All you need to know for 2023 French Open

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2023 French Open Women’s Singles Draw

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