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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
U.S. DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS, PART OF THE 2019 TEAM USA CHAMPIONS SERIES, PRESENTED BY XFINITY, HIGHLIGHT OLYMPIC PROGRAMMING ACROSS NBC SPORTS THIS WEEK
Four-Time Olympic Medalist David Boudia Headlines Live Coverage from Indianapolis this Saturday, May 25, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and 2 p.m. ET on NBC
Additional Coverage This Week Includes: Badminton Sudirman Cup, Gymnastics World Challenge Cup & Archery World Cup
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 22, 2019 – Four-time Olympic diving medalist David Boudia and the U.S. Diving Championships, part of the 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity, highlight Olympic sports programming this week across NBC Sports platforms. All Olympic sports coverage televised and streamed across NBC Sports platforms is presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
On Saturday, May 25, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and continuing later that day at 2 p.m. ET on NBC, the nation’s top divers descend on Indianapolis, Indiana for the U.S. Diving Championships. The Championships serve as the selection event for divers to qualify to compete at the 2019 Pan American Games and World Championships.
The field is highlighted by Boudia, who took a break from the sport following a concussion in early 2018 and will seek to make his first World Championship team since 2015. Boudia won all four of his Olympic medals on platform, but made the switch to springboard last year.
Paul Burmeister (play-by-play) will call the action alongside Olympic diving bronze medalist Cynthia Potter (analyst) and Olympic figure skating silver medalist Tanith White (reporter).
The 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity, includes eight Olympic sports and highlights the journey of Team USA athletes leading up to the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) and Olympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022).
The remaining 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity, broadcast schedule is as follows:
|Event||Event Dates||Network & Broadcast Schedule (ET)
*All times subject to change
Senior National Championships
|May 20-26||NBC: May 25, 2-3 p.m.|
|Track and Field
Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships
Des Moines, Iowa
|July 25-28||NBCSN: July 26, 7-9 p.m.; July 28, 7-8 p.m.
NBC: July 27, 4-6 p.m.; July 28, 8-9 p.m.
Phillips 66 National Championships
|July 31-Aug. 4||NBCSN: July 31, 9-10:30 p.m.; Aug. 1, 9-11 p.m.; Aug. 2, 9-11 p.m.; Aug. 3, 12:30-2 a.m.; Aug. 4, 1-2:30 a.m.
NBC: Aug. 3, 2-3 p.m.; Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m.
Olympic Channel: Aug. 3, 9-10:30 p.m., live; Aug. 4, 9-10:30 p.m., live
U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Kansas City, Mo.
|Aug. 8-11||NBCSN: Aug. 8, 8-10 p.m.; Aug. 9, 8-10 p.m.; Aug. 10, 8-10 p.m.
NBC: Aug. 11, 4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Luge World Cup
Lake Placid, N.Y.
|Nov. 30||NBC: Nov. 30, 3:30-4:30 p.m.|
USA Hockey women’s national team game
|Dec. 14||NBCSN: TBD|
Following are additional Olympic sports programming highlights this week across NBC Sports:
BADMINTON SUDIRMAN CUP – NANNING, CHINA
TV COVERAGE CONTINUES TODAY AT 2 P.M. ET ON OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
The Sudirman Cup, badminton’s world mixed team championships, continues this week. Nations compete in five disciplines – men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles – in a traditional tournament format (group play followed by bracket elimination). Since the inaugural Sudirman Cup in 1989, only Indonesia, South Korea, and China have won the title. The U.S. will be led by four members from the 2016 Olympic badminton team.
TV coverage of the Badminton Sudirman Cup continues today, May 22, at 2 p.m. ET with China vs. India and at 5 p.m. ET with Indonesia vs. Denmark on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will air the semifinals on Saturday, May 25, at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET and coverage will conclude with the finals on Sunday, May 26 at 5 p.m. ET.
Live streaming coverage of the Sudirman Cup will be available OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel App.
GYMNASTICS WORLD CHALLENGE CUP – OSIJEK, CROATIA
TV COVERAGE BEGINS SATURDAY, MAY 25 AT 8 P.M. ET ON OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
The gymnastics World Challenge Cup continues this week with individual apparatus competitions in Osijek, Croatia.
Live coverage of day one of the apparatus finals in Croatia beings Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m. ET and continues Sunday, May 26 with coverage of day two at 9 a.m. ET on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel App. TV coverage of day one begins on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET and continues on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
ARCHERY WORLD CUP – ANTALYA, TURKEY
TV COVERAGE BEGINS SATURDAY, MAY 25 AT 10 P.M. ET ON OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
The 2019 Archery World Cup continues with its third stage in Antalya, Turkey. Three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison from the U.S. won the recurve competition at stage one of the World Cup in April. In the non-Olympic compound event, American Braden Gellenthien won the second stage of the World Cup and is currently ranked second in the world.
TV coverage begins with the compound finals on Saturday, May 25 at 10 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and continues with coverage of the recurve finals on Sunday, May 26 at 10:00 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. The recurve finals will also air on NBCSN on Monday, May 27 at 8 p.m. ET.
Live streaming coverage of the Archery World Cup will be available on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel App.
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