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Friday, November 1st, 2013
NBC’S COVERAGE OF 2013 ISU GRAND PRIX OF FIGURE SKATING SERIES CONTINUES WITH 2013 CUP OF CHINA
Stamford, Conn. – November 1, 2013 – NBC continues its coverage of the 2013 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series with the 2013 Cup of China. Coverage of the men’s and ladies’ free skate begins at 1:30 p.m. ET on Sunday.
Highlighting the field for the U.S. are 2011 U.S. silver medalist Richard Dornbush and 2013 U.S. bronze medalist Agnes Zawadzki.
COMMENTATORS: Terry Gannon will call the action alongside analysts Johnny Weir, a two-time Olympian and three-time U.S. champion, and Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski.
The Grand Prix Series, now in its 19th season, consists of six international events in a cumulative point-scoring format. Approximately 300 athletes from 30 countries are expected to participate in the series. Each athlete is eligible to score points in up to two of the six scheduled events. The top six point-earners in each discipline qualify for the 2013 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, set for Dec. 5-8, in Fukuoka, Japan.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, will stream NBC’s coverage of Cup of China. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–