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Watch Usain Bolt’s last races; track and field worlds TV schedule

Take a look back at Usain Bolt's historic three Olympic gold-medal 100m sprints from the 2008 Beijing Olympics to his last in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Usain Bolt is expected to compete for the final time at the world track and field championships in London, with every session streaming live on NBC Sports Gold.

Bolt is slated to race finals on Saturday (100m) and Aug. 12 (4x100m relay) on NBC at the Olympic Stadium, where he swept the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at the 2012 London Games.

Then the 30-year-old is expected to retire.

Bolt headlines a 10-day meet full of storylines with daily TV coverage on NBC, NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Live streaming coverage on and the NBC Sports app will accompany all broadcast coverage.

Americans Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman are among the top threats to hand Bolt defeat at his last meet. Coleman is the only man to break 9.90 seconds this year (a 9.82 from the NCAA Championships), but the Rio 100m silver medalist Gatlin beat him at the USATF Outdoor Championships last month.

Though Bolt’s best time this year is a slower 9.95, the Jamaican owns the fastest 100m time in the world run outside one’s home country in 2017.

Allyson Felix, a 13-time world champs medalist, can surpass retired Jamaican sprinter Merlene Ottey (14 medals) for the most career world medals by one athlete. Bolt is also on 13 medals, but Felix could race three times in London in the 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m, one more than Bolt’s double.

Wayde van Niekerk, who broke Michael Johnson‘s 400m world record in Rio, can join Johnson as the only athletes to sweep the 200m and 400m at a worlds.

Finally, Brit Mo Farah is expected to make his major championships farewell on the track with an impending move to road racing after this season.

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WORLDS: TV Schedule | 5 Men’s Races to Watch | 5 Women’s Races

World Track and Field Championships Live Broadcast Schedule

DateKey EventsTime (ET)Network
Friday, Aug. 4M100m heats, M10,000m1:30-5 p.m.Olympic Channel
Saturday, Aug. 5W100m heats, M400m heats5-8 a.m.NBCSN
M100m semifinals2-3 p.m.Streaming
M100m final3-5 p.m.NBC
Sunday, Aug. 6Men’s, women’s marathons5 a.m.-12 p.m.NBCSN
W100m semifinals2-2:30 p.m.Streaming
W100m final2:30-5 p.m.NBC
Monday, Aug. 7M200m heats1-2 p.m.Streaming
M110m hurdles final2-5 p.m.NBCSN
Tuesday, Aug. 8M400m, M800m finals2-5 p.m.NBCSN
Wednesday, Aug. 9W400m final2-5 p.m.NBCSN
Thursday, Aug. 10W5000m heats1-2 p.m.Streaming
M200 final2-5 p.m.NBCSN
Friday, Aug. 11Decathlon5-7:30 a.m.NBCSN
Decathlon12-2 p.m.Streaming
W200 final2-5 p.m.Olympic Channel
Saturday, Aug. 12Decathlon5-7 a.m.NBCSN
Decathlon7-9 a.m.Streaming
WHigh jump final12:30-3 p.m.Streaming
Men’s, women’s 4x100m3-5 p.m.NBC
Sunday, Aug. 13Race walks3-11 a.m.Olympic Channel
Men’s, women’s 4x400m2:30-4:30 p.m.NBC