2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championships TV, live stream schedule

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The U.S. Gymnastics Championships air live on NBC Sports, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and Peacock from Thursday through Sunday, featuring the return of Olympic medalists Jade Carey and Jordan Chiles.

All four senior sessions — two days each for men and women — air live at 7 p.m. ET from Tampa, Florida.

Gymnasts are bidding for spots on the team for the world championships in Liverpool, Great Britain, in October and November. The five-person men’s and women’s teams will be finalized at October selection camps.

Carey, the Olympic floor exercise champion, and Chiles, an Olympic team silver medalist, can become the first U.S. female Olympians to make the following year’s world championships team since McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross in 2013. Nationals marks Carey’s and Chiles’ first elite competition since the Tokyo Games, though both competed collegiately this past winter.

The women’s field also includes 2021 World all-around silver and bronze medalists Leanne Wong and Kayla DiCello, plus Konnor McClain, who won the Winter Cup in February.

Simone Biles will miss nationals for the first time since 2017. Biles has not decided whether she will return for a 2024 Olympic run. Suni Lee, the Tokyo Olympic all-around champion, will not return to elite competition until 2023 at the earliest.

The men’s field features three of the five Olympic team members. Defending national all-around champion Brody Malone is joined by Yul Moldauer and Shane WiskusSam Mikulak, who competed at every nationals from 2012 through 2021 (with six all-around titles), and Alec Yoder retired.

The U.S. men’s all-around champion qualifies for the world team. The all-around runner-up qualifies if he is also top three on two individual events. The rest of the men’s team and the entire women’s team are named after the October selection camps.

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2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Broadcast Schedule

Day Time (ET) Network Competition
Thursday 7-9:30 p.m. Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK Men Day 1
Friday 7-9 p.m. Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK Women Day 1
Saturday 3-5 p.m.* CNBC | STREAM LINK Women Day 1
7-9:30 p.m. CNBC | Peacock | STREAM LINK Men Day 2
Sunday 12:30-2 p.m.* NBC | STREAM LINK Men Day 2
7-9 p.m. NBC | Peacock | STREAM LINK Women Day 2

*Sunday night’s NBC broadcast will be pre-empted in the New York City area for preseason football but still available on NBCSports.com/live, the NBC Sports app, Peacock and Cozi.
*Delayed broadcast.

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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International Boxing Association lifts ban on Russia, Belarus

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The International Boxing Association (IBA) lifted its ban on amateur boxers from Russia and Belarus over the war in Ukraine that had been in place since early March.

“The IBA strongly believes that politics shouldn’t have any influence on sports,” the federation said in a press release. “Hence, all athletes should be given equal conditions.”

Most international sports federations banned athletes from Russia and Belarus indefinitely seven months ago, acting after an IOC recommendation. It is believed that the IBA is the first international federation in an Olympic sport to lift its ban.

The IOC has not officially changed its recommendation from last winter to exclude Russia and Belarus athletes “to protect the integrity of the events and the safety of the other participants.”

Last week, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with an Italian newspaper that Russian athletes who do not endorse their country’s war in Ukraine could at some point be accepted back into international sports, competing under a neutral flag.

IBA, in lifting its ban, will also allow Russia and Belarus flags and national anthems.

“The time has now come to allow all the rest of the athletes of Russia and Belarus to participate in all the official competitions of their sports representing their countries,” IBA President Umar Kremlev, a Russian, said in a press release last week. “Both the IOC and the International Federations must protect all athletes, and there should be no discrimination based on nationality. It is the duty of all of us to keep sports and athletes away from politics.”

In 2019, the IOC stripped the IBA — then known as AIBA — of its Olympic recognition following an inquiry committee report into finance, governance, refereeing and judging. The IOC ran the Tokyo Olympic boxing competition.

The IBA will not run qualifying events for the 2024 Paris Games, but it does still hold world championships, the next being a men’s event in Uzbekistan next year.

Boxing, introduced on the Olympic program in 1904, was not included on the initial program for the 2028 Los Angeles Games but can still be added. The IBA must address concerns “around its governance, its financial transparency and sustainability and the integrity of its refereeing and judging processes,” Bach said last December.

On Sept. 23, the IBA suspended Ukraine’s boxing federation, citing “government interference.” Ukraine boxers are still allowed to compete with their flag and anthem.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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