Expanded TV Lineup for US Championships June 23-26

World Championships qualifier returns to Eugene, Oregon, June 23-26



INDIANAPOLIS – The 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
– set for Eugene, Oregon on June 23-26 – will have more
television exposure than ever before, thanks to a partnership with Universal Sports.


Two 90-minute broadcasts
will air on Universal Sports on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday,
June 26, in addition to the previously scheduled shows on ESPN2 and NBC. With the multi-platform approach, the championships will boast seven hours of television coverage.


“With the addition of
Universal Sports to the championships we will be providing
track and field fans with unprecedented coverage across
multiple platforms, including broadcast television, cable and internet,”
said USATF interim CEO Mike McNees. “This is an exciting enhancement for the USA Outdoor Championships”.


Universal Sports
Television Network is available to more than 63 million U.S.
homes in 51 markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago,
Dallas, Atlanta, Washington DC, Denver, San Diego and San Francisco.
To find a Universal Sports channel in your area, visit universalsports.com.


“The USA Outdoor
Championships is a perfect fit for our network and an ideal
complement to our unrivaled coverage of track and field,” said David Sternberg,
CEO of Universal Sports. “It will allow our viewers to follow
many of the top U.S. athletes as they prepare for the 2011
World Championships and 2012 London Games.”

USA Outdoor Championships broadcast schedule (all times EST):

Friday, June 24
ESPN2 10:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday, June 25
Universal 3:00 – 4:30pm
NBC 5:00 – 6:00pm

Sunday, June 26
Universal 3:00 – 4:30pm
Universal 5:00 – 6:00pm


For more information on the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, go to: www.usatf.org

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