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Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
NBC SPORTS’ LIVE DIAMOND LEAGUE TRACK & FIELD COVERAGE CONTINUES THIS WEEK FROM LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND & BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA Televises Live Action from Lausanne Tomorrow at Noon ET, Followed by an Encore Presentation at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Live Coverage from Brussels Begins this Friday at 2 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, with Encores Friday at Midnight ET on NBCSN and Sunday at Noon ET on NBC
Coverage Live Streamed on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass”
All Olympic Sports Coverage Across NBC Sports Platforms is Presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
STAMFORD, Conn. – Sept. 1, 2020 – NBC Sports continues live coverage of the 2020 Diamond League track & field season this week with the series’ third and fourth exhibition events in Lausanne, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium. Live action begins in Lausanne tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Noon ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, followed by an encore of the event at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN. On Friday, Sept. 4, at 2 p.m. ET, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA televises live coverage from Brussels, followed by an encore at Midnight ET on NBCSN. NBC will also air an encore presentation Sunday, Sept. 6, at Noon ET.
Both events will stream live tomorrow (Lausanne) and Friday (Brussels) on NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass.”
Featuring men’s and women’s pole vault in Lausanne, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Sam Kendricks highlights the Americans expected to compete, while current pole vault world record holder and 2019 world silver medalist Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) headlines the field.
In Brussels, long distance runners headlining the women’s and men’s One Hour Races are two-time reigning world champion Sifan Hassan (Netherlands) and four-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah (Great Britain), respectively. This will also mark Farah’s first appearance on the track since 2017. The one hour race is a special event in which the athletes will attempt to break the world record for longest distance run in an hour.
Paul Swangard handles the call for the Brussels event, 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.
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 and NBCSN coverage will also stream on 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.
Following is NBC Sports’ Diamond League schedule for this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Wed., Sept. 2||Noon||Lausanne (LIVE)||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Wed., Sept. 2||2 p.m.||Lausanne||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 4||2 p.m.||Brussels (LIVE)||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Fri., Sept. 4||Midnight||Brussels||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 6||Noon||Brussels||NBC|