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World Track and Field Championships broadcast schedule

World Track and Field Championships

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce from Jamaica, left, competes next to Allyson Felix from the USA, right, and Carmelita Jeter from the USA, centre, in the women’s 100m race, at the Diamond League Athletics meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE,Walter Bieri)


The World Track and Field Championships begin Saturday in Moscow, which is eight hours ahead of Eastern Time. NBC and Universal Sports will provide telecasts throughout the nine days with 46 hours of total coverage from Luzhniki Stadium, home of the 1980 Olympic Games.

The broadcast team will be led by the NBC Olympics team of Tom Hammond, Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson and Dwight Stones.

In addition to NBC and Universal Sports, the NBC Sports Live Extra App will stream coverage on Saturday, Aug. 10 (3:30-5 p.m.), and Sunday, Aug. 11 (12:30-2 p.m.).

Here’s the daily broadcast schedule with key events:

DateTime (ET)NetworkSessionKey Events
Saturday, Aug. 101:30-5:30 a.m. (live)Universal SportsDayDecathlon
Saturday, Aug. 103:30-5 p.m.NBC, Live ExtraEveningM100 Round 1, M10,000
Saturday, Aug. 107-8:30 p.m. (re-air)Universal SportsEveningM100 heats, M10,000
Sunday, Aug. 111-5 a.m. (live)Universal SportsDayDecathlon, M400 heats
Sunday, Aug. 1112:30-2 p.m.NBC, Live ExtraEveningM100, Decathlon
Sunday, Aug. 117-8:30 p.m. (re-air)Universal SportsEveningM100, Decathlon
Monday, Aug. 121:30-4:30 a.m. (live)Universal SportsDayM/W400H heats
Monday, Aug. 1212-2 p.m. (live)Universal SportsEveningW100, M110H, W400
Tuesday, Aug. 131:30-5:30 a.m. (live)Universal SportsDayM5000 heats
Tuesday, Aug. 1312-2 p.m. (live)Universal SportsEveningM400, M800
Wednesday, Aug. 1412:30-4 a.m. (live)Universal SportsDayM1500 heats
Thursday, Aug. 151:30-4 a.m. (live)Universal SportsDayW200 heats
Thursday, Aug. 1511:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (live)Universal SportsEveningW200 semis, M400H
Friday, Aug. 161:30-4 a.m. (live)Universal SportsDayM200 heats
Friday, Aug. 1611:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (live)Universal SportsEveningM200 semis, W200
Saturday, Aug. 1712-12:30 p.m. (live)NBCEveningM200
Saturday, Aug. 1712:30-2:30 p.m.Universal SportsMen’s Marathon
Saturday, Aug. 172:30-4 p.m.NBCEveningW100H, W4x400
Saturday, Aug. 179-10:30 p.m. (re-air)Universal SportsEveningM200, W100H
Sunday, Aug. 182:30-4 p.m.NBCEveningM/W 4x100
Sunday, Aug. 187-8:30 p.m.Universal SportsEveningM/W 4x100

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