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NBC SPORTS GROUP’S SUMMER OF TRACK & FIELD BEGINS AS IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE COVERAGE KICKS OFF THIS WEEK FROM DOHA, QATAR

Press Release
May 02, 2018

NBC Sports Group to Present More than 50 Hours of Diamond League Coverage Through September

Coverage begins this Friday, Live at Noon ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA & Saturday at 2:30 pm ET on NBCSN

Coverage Streamed Live, On Demand & Commercial-Free with NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” including Exclusive Bonus Coverage of Field Events

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 2, 2017 –NBC Sports Group begins its summer of IAAF Diamond League track and field coverage, totaling more than 50 hours, this Friday, May 4, with the first event of the season in Doha, Qatar, live at Noon ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and with direct-to-consumer product NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass.” As a part of its coverage of throughout the season, NBC Sports Gold will present live commercial-free coverage of every IAAF Diamond League event, including bonus coverage of field events, highlights, replays, and an exclusive 30-minute preview of each event.

NBCSN presents coverage from Doha this Saturday, May 5, at 2:30 p.m. ET. Coverage on NBCSN will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA content will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app, and the Olympic Channel app.

Highlighting the action in Doha are 2016 Olympic 1500m bronze medalist Jenny Simpson, 100m hurdles world record holder Kendra Harrison, three-time Olympic medalist Kerron Clement, two-time Olympic triple jump gold medalist Christian Taylor, and 2016 Olympic pole vault silver medalist Sandi Morris.

Paul Swangard handles the call, joined by analysts Kellie Wells and Josh Cox.

Content will be presented as part of the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA partnership among NBCUniversal, the IOC, and the USOC.


NBC SPORTS GOLD:
NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product — offers access to the IAAF Diamond League with its “Track and Field Pass.”

In addition to live video streaming, viewers will have access to exclusive bonus coverage of field events, full video replays and highlights.

NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” gives fans access to major marathons, and top U.S. and international track and field events through December 2018. The direct-to-consumer pass offers fans unprecedented coverage — including some exclusive coverage beyond what is available on linear TV in the United States — live and on-demand, online, on mobile, tablets and connected TV devices.

NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass,” is available for $69.99 and can be purchased by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, and online at NBCSportsGold.com.

NBC SPORTS APP: The NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.

Both the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold are powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.

Following is NBC Sports Group’s Diamond League television schedule (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time (ET) IDL 2018 Network
Fri., May 4 Noon Doha (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., May 5 2:30 p.m. Doha NBCSN
Sat., May 12 7 a.m. Shanghai (LIVE) NBCSN
Fri., May 25 11 p.m. Eugene (LIVE) NBCSN
Sat., May 26 4 p.m. Eugene (LIVE) NBC
Thurs., May 31 2 p.m. Rome (LIVE) NBCSN
Sat. June 2 3 p.m. Rome NBC
Thurs., June 7 2 p.m. Oslo (LIVE) NBCSN
Sat., June 9 3 p.m. Oslo NBC
Sun., June 10 10 a.m. Stockholm (LIVE) NBCSN
Sun., June 10 2 p.m. Stockholm NBC
Sat., June 30 2 p.m. Paris (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., June 30 10 p.m. Paris NBCSN
Thurs., July 5 2 p.m. Lausanne (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., July 5 8 p.m. Lausanne NBCSN
Fri., July 13 3 p.m. Rabat (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., July 14 2:30 p.m. Rabat NBCSN
Fri., July 20 2 p.m. Monaco (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., July 21 1:30 p.m. Monaco NBCSN
Sat., July 21 10 a.m. London (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., July 22 9 a.m. London (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Mon., July 23 6 p.m. London NBCSN
Sat., Aug. 18 9 a.m. Birmingham (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Aug. 18 3 p.m. Birmingham NBC
Thurs., Aug. 30 2 p.m. Zurich (LIVE) NBCSN
Fri., Aug. 31 2 p.m. Brussels (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Aug. 31 7 p.m. Brussels NBCSN
Sun., Sept. 2 1 p.m. Zurich & Brussels NBC

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