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Thursday, June 16th, 2016
OLYMPIANS HEADLINE ADIDAS BOOST BOSTON GAMES LIVE THIS SAT., JUNE 18, AT 5 PM ET ON NBCSN
Competition Features Olympic Gold Medalist Jenn Suhr of the U.S. in the Pole Vault & Three-Time Olympic Medalist Yohan Blake of Jamaica in the 100m
Coverage Available on the NBC Sports App
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 16, 2016 – NBCSN presents live coverage of the adidas Boost Boston Games this Saturday, June 18, at 5 p.m. ET from Boston, Mass. The adidas Boost Boston Games is the final event in the 2016 USATF Outdoor Championship Series, and one of the final events for the Americans before the U.S. Olympic Trials begin July 1 in Eugene, Ore.
Headlining the event are Olympic gold medalist Jenn Suhr in the women’s pole vault, who also holds 16 national titles; 2015 world bronze medalist Tori Bowie in the women’s 100m; 2012 Olympic silver medalist Jason Richardson competing in the men’s 110m hurdles; and two-time Olympic medalist Will Claye competing in the men’s long jump. The international field is highlighted by three-time Olympic medalist Yohan Blake of Jamaica in the 100m.
Todd Harris calls the action, joined by four-time Olympic track and field medalist Ato Boldon and Lewis Johnson.
Saturday’s action is hosted in the heart of Boston on an elevated straight track specially constructed between the Boston Common and Public Garden.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage of the adidas Boost Boston Games. The NBC Sports app, powered by Playmaker Media, is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
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