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Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
NBC SPORTS ANNOUNCES 2021 USATF COVERAGE SCHEDULE, BEGINNING THIS SAT., APRIL 24 AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN AND PEACOCK WITH DRAKE RELAYS AND OREGON RELAYS
NBC Sports’ USATF Schedule Features Live Coverage of Premier U.S. Meets Across NBC, NBCSN, and Peacock
Track and Field Content has Moved from NBC Sports Gold “Track & Field Pass” to Peacock
Two-time Olympian Kara Goucher Makes her NBC Sports Debut as Analyst This Saturday
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 22, 2021 – NBC Sports today announced the 2021 USATF ‘Journey to Gold – Tokyo Outdoor Series’ broadcast schedule, beginning this Saturday, April 24 at 3 p.m. ET with live coverage of the Drake Relays and the Oregon Relays on NBCSN and Peacock.
Track and Field Pass content that had previously required an NBC Sports Gold subscription is now available on Peacock.
The Drake Relays, which were founded over 100 years ago, take place this Saturday in Des Moines, IA, open the coverage at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Peacock, followed by the Oregon Relays from the University of Oregon’s recently renovated Hayward Field at 5 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports’ track and field coverage features five U.S.-based events between April 24 and August 21 (schedule below). The track and field schedule for the U.S. Olympic Trials and Tokyo Olympics will be announced in the coming weeks.
Kara Goucher, who competed in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics as a long-distance runner, will make her NBC Sports debut as an analyst at this weekend’s meets. Goucher joins host Paul Swangard and analysts four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, and four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross. Corey Robinson will report on the Drake Relays live from Des Moines and Lewis Johnson serves as the reporter for the Oregon Relays in Eugene. Following is NBC Sports’ live 2021 USATF Journey to Gold – Tokyo Outdoor Series schedule:
|Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom||April 24||NBCSN, Peacock Premium||3-5p.m.|
|USATF Grand Prix at the Oregon Relays||April 24||NBCSN, Peacock Premium||5-7 p.m.|
|USATF Golden Games at Mt. Sac||May 9||NBC, Peacock Premium||4:30-6 p.m.|
|Adidas Boost Boston Games||May 23||NBC, Peacock Premium||4:30-6 p.m.|
|Nike Prefontaine Classic (Diamond League)||August 21||NBC, Peacock Premium||4:30-6 p.m.|
For more information about how to stream these races and more Track and Field on Peacock, click here. Peacock is currently available on the Roku platform; Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD; Google platforms and devices, including Android™, Android TV™ devices, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices; Microsoft’s Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One S and Xbox One X; Sony PlayStation4, PlayStation 4 Pro, and PlayStation5; and VIZIO SmartCast™ TVs and LG Smart TVs. Peacock Premium is included at no additional cost for Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers and Cox Contour customers.
All NBC and NBCSN coverage also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app 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.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: COMMENTATORS
Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom
- Play-by-play: Paul Swangard
- Analysts: Four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, and two-time Olympian Kara Goucher
- Reporter: Corey Robinson
USATF Grand Prix at the Oregon Relays
- Play-by-play: Swangard
- Analysts: Boldon, Richards-Ross, and Goucher
- Reporter: Lewis Johnson