Universal Sports Network and NBC Present the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Athletics August 10 – 18

Universal Sports and NBC Team Up to Provide 46 Hours of Track & Field Coverage - Los Angeles (July 19, 2013) - Universal Sports Network and NBC will air 46 hours of premier track & field action from the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia, from Saturday, August 10 through Sunday, August 18

The broadcast team of Ato Boldon,Tom Hammond,Lewis Johnson andDwight Stones will call the action from Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, home of the 1980 Olympic Games.

UniversalSports.com will also stream all events live in addition to posting daily video highlights and news from Moscow. A complete online schedule will be available at UniversalSports.com.

Universal Sports Network and NBC 2013 IAAF World Championships Broadcast Schedule:

All times ET – Schedule subject to change

Day                         TV Time (ET)                                  Event                                                                          Network   

Sat., Aug. 10          1:30 – 5:30 a.m. LIVE                  Day Session                                                               Universal Sports

Sat., Aug. 10          3:30 – 5:00 p.m.                          Evening Session                                                        NBC

Sat., Aug. 10          7:00 – 8:30 p.m.                          Evening Session (Re-Air)                                         Universal Sports

Sun., Aug. 11         1:00 – 5:00 a.m. LIVE                  Day Session                                                               Universal Sports

Sun., Aug. 11         12:30 – 2:00 p.m.                        Evening Session                                                        NBC

Sun., Aug. 11         7:00 – 8:30 p.m.                          Evening Session (Re-Air)                                         Universal Sports

Mon., Aug. 12       1:30 – 4:30 a.m. LIVE                  Day Session                                                               Universal Sports

Mon., Aug. 12       12:00 – 2:00 p.m. LIVE                Evening Session                                                        Universal Sports

Tue., Aug. 13         1:30 – 5:30 a.m. LIVE                  Day Session                                                               Universal Sports

Tue., Aug. 13         12:00 – 2:00 p.m. LIVE                Evening Session                                                        Universal Sports

Wed., Aug. 14       12:30 – 4:00 a.m. LIVE                Day Session                                                               Universal Sports

Thur., Aug. 15       1:30 – 4:00 a.m. LIVE                  Day Session                                                               Universal Sports

Thur., Aug. 15       11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. LIVE       Evening Session                                                        Universal Sports

Fri., Aug. 16           1:30 – 4:00 a.m. LIVE                  Day Session                                                               Universal Sports

Fri., Aug. 16           11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. LIVE       Evening Session                                                        Universal Sports

Sat., Aug 17           12:00 – 12:30 p.m. LIVE             Evening Session                                                        NBC

Sat., Aug 17           12:30 – 2:30 p.m.                        Men’s Marathon                                                      Universal Sports

Sat., Aug 17           2:30 – 4:00 p.m.                          Evening Session                                                        NBC

Sat., Aug 17           9:00 – 10:30 p.m.                        Evening Session (Re-Air)                                         Universal Sports

Sun., Aug 18          2:30 – 4:00 p.m.                          Evening Session                                                        NBC

Sun., Aug 18          7:00 – 8:30 p.m.                          Evening Session (Re-Air)                                         Universal Sports

 

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