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USA Track and Field - NBC to feature 12 hours of live track and field coverage for Olympic Team Trials

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DistancePreps.com - The Future Runs Now   on Jun 18 2012, 01:38 PM

NBC to feature 12 hours of live track and field coverage for Olympic Team Trials

4/4/2012
 

INDIANAPOLIS – A total of 12 hours of live track and field coverage will be a part of a record 67.5 hours of total Olympic Team Trials coverage by NBC in 2012, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the NBC Sports Group announced on Wednesday.

The 2012 Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field will run June 21-July 1 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Covered in primetime between NBC and the NBC Sports Network, the 12 hours of live coverage over the course of eight days.

“The Olympic Trials is the crown jewel of domestic track & field broadcasting,” said USATF CEO Mike McNees. “Every day of competition in Eugene will feature live coverage, giving Americans an opportunity to get a London preview, watching Team USA select itself for the Olympic Games in real-time. ”

The record 67.5 hours of total coverage will feature 43 hours on the NBC Sports Network and 24.5 hours on NBC featuring a total of 10 different sports. The previous record for coverage was 49 hours in 2008. Additionally, NBC Sports Network and Universal Sports will re-air a combined 117 hours of trials coverage (74 hours on NBC Sports Network and 43 hours on Universal Sports).

For more information on the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field, visitwww.usatf.org/events/2012/OlympicTrials-TF/ . For ticket information, visit www.TrackTown12.com

Olympic Team Trials Track & Field – Television Schedule
All Broadcasts LIVE

Fri., June 22          9-11 p.m. ET         NBCSN  
Sat., June 23         8-9 p.m. ET/PT     NBC  
Sun., June 24        7-8 p.m. ET/PT     NBC  
Mon., June 25       9-11 p.m. ET         NBCSN  
Thurs., June 28     9-11 p.m. ET         NBCSN
Fri., June 29          6-8 p.m. ET           NBCSN  
Sat., June 30         9-10 p.m. ET/PT   NBC  
Sun., July 1           7-8 p.m. ET/PT     NBC

 

Jared Slinde
Communications Manager
USA Track & Field
317.713.4690
Read the full article at: www.usatf.org
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