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World Track and Field Championships broadcast schedule

Olympics Day 9 - Athletics

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NBC, NBC Sports Live Extra and Universal Sports will combine for more than 48 hours of coverage of the World Track and Field Championships from Beijing starting Friday night.

The broadcast team of Tom Hammond, Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson, Craig Masback and Todd Harris will call events including Usain Bolt in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay and Allyson Felix in the 400m and the 4x100m and 4x400m relays.

All NBC broadcasts will stream on NBC Sports Live Extra for subscribers. All Universal Sports broadcasts will stream on for subscribers.

The World Championships run from Aug. 22-30 inside the Bird’s Nest in Beijing, which is 12 hours ahead of Eastern time. Here’s the complete event schedule.

Five men’s events to watch | Five women’s events to watch

Here’s the daily broadcast schedule with key events:

DateTime (ET)NetworkSessionKey Events
Friday, Aug. 217:30 p.m.Universal SportsDayMen’s marathon
Saturday, Aug. 223 p.m.NBC, Live ExtraEveningM100m heats, M10,000m
Saturday, Aug. 228:30 p.m.Universal SportsDayM400m heats, W100m heats
Sunday, Aug. 231 p.m.NBC, Live ExtraEveningM100m final
Sunday, Aug. 239:30 p.m.Universal SportsMorningW400m heats
Monday, Aug. 247 a.m.Universal SportsEveningW100m final
Tuesday, Aug. 257 a.m.Universal SportsEveningM800m, W1500m finals
Tuesday, Aug. 259:30 p.m.Universal SportsMorningM110m hurdles heats
Wednesday, Aug. 268 a.m.Universal SportsEveningM400m final
Wednesday, Aug. 269:30 p.m.Universal SportsDayW100m hurdles heats
Thursday, Aug. 277:30 a.m.Universal SportsEveningW400m final, M200m final
Thursday, Aug. 278:30 p.m.Universal SportsDayDecathlon
Friday, Aug. 287 a.m.Universal SportsEveningW200m, W/M 100m/110m hurdles
Friday, Aug. 287:30 p.m.Universal SportsMorningDecathlon
Saturday, Aug. 292:30 p.m.NBC, Live ExtraEveningDecathlon, 4x100m relays
Saturday, Aug. 297:30 p.m.Universal SportsMorningWomen’s marathon
Sunday, Aug. 302 p.m.NBC, Live ExtraEvening4x400m relays