Universal Sports, NBC To Present Coverage Of USA Gymnastics Championships


Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports will provide team coverage of USA Gymnastics national championships.
Universal Sports will provide live coverage of the event from the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. on Aug. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. (ET), while the broadcast network takes its turn on the mat on Aug. 14 at 8 p.m.
The cable network will provide pre- and post-competition shows under the Around the Gym, presented by AT&T banner. The show, hosted by 2008 Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin and three-time Olympian John Roethlisberger, will serve as lead-in at 6:30 p.m. to the competition on Thursday and Friday nights. Around the Gym will wrap things up on Universal Sports at 9 p.m. on Aug, 12, and at 10 p.m. on Aug. 13 and 14.
UniversalSports.com will provide free, live simulstreams of the TV broadcasts and coverage of Universal Sports' Around the Gym. In addition, the site will have extensive competition highlights, photos, news and blogs, plus athlete interviews and other behind-the-scenes content.