In addition to providing coverageof the U.S. Triathlon Team’s final Olympic Qualifier, Universal Sports Networkwill continue to air exclusive Olympic sports coverage of qualifying, trialsand highlights. The network also airs a weekly news studio show Countdown to London, which provides a comprehensivelook at the most compelling stories leading up to the Olympics this summer.
Universal Sports Network will also providecoverage of women’s and men’s triathlon races in Madrid, Spain; Kitzbuehel,Austria; Hamburg, Germany; Stockholm, Sweden; Yokohama, Japan; and the GrandFinal in Auckland, New Zealand. A full schedule is below.
Universal Sports Network alsoprovides extensive endurance programming coverage, as it is also home to three WorldMarathon Majors (WMM), with multiplatform coverage of the Boston Marathon, VirginLondon Marathon and Berlin Marathon. Additional endurance sports programming onthe network includes the Rotterdam Marathon, Honda LA Marathon and Kona Ironman.
Universal SportsNetwork Broadcast Schedule: 2012 ITU Triathlon World Championship Series
schedule subject tochange
ALL TIMES ET
Date Time(ET) Event/Location
May 19 1:00PM – 2:30PM Women/San Diego, Calif.
May 20 1:00PM – 2:30PM Men/San Diego, Calif.
June 2 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Women/Madrid,Spain
June 3 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Men/Madrid, Spain
June 29 2:00 PM –3:30 PM Women/Kitzbuehel, Austria
June 30 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Men/Kitzbuehel, Austria
August 25 1:00 PM – 2:30PM Men/Hamburg, Germany
August 26 1:00 PM – 2:30PM Women/Hamburg, Germany
September 3 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Sprint/Stockholm, Sweden
September 4 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Team/Stockholm, Sweden
October6 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Women/Yokohama, Japan
October7 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Men/Yokohama, Japan
October 27 2:00PM – 4:00 PM Women Grand Final/Auckland, New Zealand
October 28 2:00PM – 4:00 PM Men Grand Final/Auckland, New Zealand
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