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Unprecedented TV coverage for USA Outdoor Champs

The 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships 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 and Sunday, in addition to the previously scheduled shows on ESPN 2 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 interm 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 D.C., Denver, San Diego and San Francisco. To find which channel Universal Sports is on in your area, visit here.

"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."

Full championship broadcast schedule (all times EST):
Friday, June 24 ESPN2 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday, June 25
Universal 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
NBC 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 26
Universal 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

For more information on the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, visit here.

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