FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 21st, 2020
NBC SPORTS CONTINUES LIVE DIAMOND LEAGUE TRACK & FIELD COVERAGE FROM STOCKHOLM THIS SUNDAY AT 10 A.M. ET ON NBC SPORTS GOLD
Americans Donavan Brazier, Raevyn Rogers, & Sam Kendricks Headline Live Competition from Stockholm
Sunday’s Live Coverage Streamed on NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass,” Followed by TV Coverage at 8 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
All Olympic Sports Coverage Across NBC Sports Platforms is Presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
STAMFORD, Conn. – Aug. 21, 2020 – NBC Sports continues its Diamond League track & field coverage with the series’ second non-exhibition event of the season in Stockholm, Sweden, this Sunday, Aug. 23 live at 10 a.m. ET, exclusively on NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass,” with television coverage later that night at 8 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Americans expected to headline the action in Stockholm are reigning world champions Donavan Brazier (800m) and pole vaulter Sam Kendricks, who also won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with 2019 world silver medalist Raevyn Rogers in the women’s 800m. Last weekend, Brazier won the men’s 800m at the Diamond League opener in Monaco. All three athletes plan on competing in their signature events. For full entry list, click here.
Paul Swangard handles the call, joined by analysts – four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon and 2012 Olympian and two-time world bronze medalist Alysia Montaño, who is known for her advocacy work supporting women pursuing careers and motherhood simultaneously.
NBC Sports’ coverage of the Stockholm Diamond League meet will also include a conversation between Montaño and three-time U.S. Olympian Shannon Rowbury, who discusses postpartum training and competing as well as structural challenges in sports for athletes who are mothers. Rowbury will be racing in the women’s 1500m in Stockholm.
Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. All coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will stream on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app, in addition to NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
NBC SPORTS GOLD: NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product — gives fans access to major marathons, and top U.S. and international track and field events with its “Track and Field Pass.” 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 $74.99 (originally $99.99) and can be purchased by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS & tvOS, Android, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast and NBCSportsGold.com, and also on Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex.
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.