FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS LIVE ADIDAS BOOST BOSTON GAMES TRACK & FIELD COVERAGE THIS SUNDAY
Live Coverage Begins on NBCSN This Sunday at 1 p.m. ET & Continues on NBC at 2 pm ET
Coverage Streamed Live & On Demand with NBC Sports Gold “Track and Field Pass”
NBC Sports Gold to Present Exclusive Live Coverage of the USATF Distance Classic Tomorrow, Thurs., May 17, at 9:15 pm ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 16, 2018 – NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the adidas Boost Boston Games this Sunday, May 20, from Boston, Mass., beginning at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN and continuing at 2 p.m. ET on NBC. NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” will live stream coverage commercial-free beginning on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.
In addition, NBC Sports Gold will present exclusive live and commercial-free coverage of the USATF Distance Classic tomorrow, Thursday, May 17 at 9:15 p.m. ET.
Coverage on NBC and NBCSN will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Many of the world’s fastest men and women will race on an elevated track above Boston’s Charles Street between Boston Common and the Public Garden at the adidas Boost Boston Games. Three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie and 100m hurdles world record holder Keni Harrison are expected to headline the field.
Leigh Diffey handles the call on NBC and NBCSN, joined by analyst and four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon and reporter Lewis Johnson.
Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of the Olympic Channel, Home of Team USA.
NBC SPORTS GOLD: NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product — offers access to the adidas Boost Boston Games and USATF Distance Classic with its “Track and Field Pass.”
In addition to live video streaming, viewers will have access to exclusive bonus coverage of field events, full video replays and highlights.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” gives fans access to major marathons, and top U.S. and international track and field events through December 2018. The direct-to-consumer pass offers fans unprecedented coverage — including some exclusive coverage beyond what is available on linear TV in the United States — live and on-demand, online, on mobile, tablets and connected TV devices.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass,” is available for $69.99 and can be purchased by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, and online at NBCSportsGold.com.
NBC SPORTS APP: The NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
Both the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold are powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP-