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How to watch 2018 World Gymnastics Championships

Olympics - Previews - Day -1

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 04: Detailed views during a Womens Artistic Gymnastics training session at Rio Olympic Arena on August 4, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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NBC Sports and Olympic Channel combine to air daily live coverage of the World Gymnastics Championships from Doha starting with qualifying on Thursday.

Select qualifying sessions -- including those for the U.S. men and women -- will stream on and the NBC Sports app.

Olympic Channel airs daily live coverage of team, all-around and apparatus finals sessions at 9 a.m. starting next Monday, also streaming on and the NBC Sports app for subscribers.

Simone Biles leads the U.S. contingent, seeking her record-breaking fourth all-around title after taking all of 2017 off. Of the records Biles can break in Doha, she will pass Vitaly Scherbo for the most golds in worlds history if she earns three (she earned four each in 2014 and 2015).

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The U.S. women’s team, which also includes 2017 World all-around champion Morgan Hurd, is clearly favored to extend its reign dating to 2011 as best in the world.

The U.S. men eye their first team medal since 2014, led by two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak and 2017 U.S. all-around champion Yul Moldauer.

Japan’s Kohei Uchimura, the record-holder with six world all-around titles, is reportedly not doing all six events in Doha due to an ankle injury.

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DayTime (ET)NetworkEvent
Thursday, Oct. 252-4 a.m.STREAM LINKMen’s Qualifying
Friday, Oct. 262-4 a.m.STREAM LINKU.S. Men’s Qualifying
10 a.m.-12 p.m.STREAM LINKMen’s Qualifying
1-3 p.m.STREAM LINKMen’s Qualifying
Saturday, Oct. 274-5:30 a.m.STREAM LINKWomen’s Qualifying
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.STREAM LINKU.S. Women’s Qualifying
Sunday, Oct. 282-3:30 a.m.STREAM LINKWomen’s Qualifying
4-5:30 a.m.STREAM LINKWomen’s Qualifying
6:30-8 a.m.STREAM LINKWomen’s Qualifying
Monday, Oct. 299 a.m.-12 p.m.Olympic ChannelMen’s Team Final
Tuesday, Oct. 309-11 a.m.Olympic ChannelWomen’s Team Final
Wednesday, Oct. 319 a.m.-12 p.m.Olympic ChannelMen’s All-Around
Thursday, Nov. 19-11 a.m.Olympic ChannelWomen’s All-Around
8-10 p.m.NBCSNWomen’s All-Around*
Friday, Nov. 29 a.m.-12 p.m.Olympic ChannelApparatus Finals
10 p.m.-12 a.m.NBCSNAll-Around Finals*
Saturday, Nov. 39 a.m.-12 p.m.Olympic ChannelApparatus Finals
10 p.m.-12 a.m.NBCSNApparatus Finals*
Sunday, Nov. 43-6 p.m.NBCHighlights*

*Delayed broadcast