U.S. Olympic Trials – Track and Field – Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 (NBC Sports)

The U.S. Olympic Trials are underway with Track and Field coming into the spotlight NBC as the Summer Olympics in Tokyo inches closer.

With swimming coming to a close over the weekend, Track and Field events will start to take over primetime on NBC. More than 20 hours of live coverage over eight nights from Eugene, Ore. will begin on Friday. Coverage will be spread across NBC, NBCSN, and Peacock. Peacock will live stream the NBCSN coverage. Six nights of primetime coverage on NBC will run from June 18-21 and June 24-27. This weekend, coverage will follow U.S. Open golf and the U.S. Olympic Trials for swimming. (Update: USA Track and Field has updated their schedule for the second weekend due to the extreme heat.)

Meanwhile, NBC will also debut the Jonas Brothers new single “Remember This” during the Track and Field trials on Friday, June 18. The song will be accompanied by a message from the band and footage from some of the greatest Olympic moments.

Meanwhile, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will present exclusive streaming coverage of select field events, including long jump, triple jump, high jump, pole vault, shot put, hammer, javelin, discus, 20km race walk, decathlon and heptathlon from Eugene.

Among the names to watch during the Track and Field trials”

  • Noah Lyles, 200m world champion aiming to make his first Olympic team
  • Dalilah Muhammad, a 2016 Olympic Champion in the women’s 400m hurdles
  • Sydney McLaughlin, 2019 world silver medalist in the women’s 400m hurdles
  • Allyson Felix, the most decorated American woman in Olympic Track and Field history and six-time Olympic gold medalist
  • Sandi Morris, the 2016 Olympic silver medalist pole vaulter
  • Grant Holloway, the reigning 100m hurdles world champion

It all leads up to the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan, which will take place July 23-Aug. 8.


How to Watch

Date Coverage Platform Time
Fri., June 18 Qualifying Rounds – Men’s Shot Put NBCSN/Peacock 7 p.m. ET
Finals – Men’s 10,000m, Men’s Shot Put NBC 10 p.m. ET/PT
Sat., June 19 Qualifying Rounds – Women’s Discus Throw NBCSN/Peacock 8 p.m. ET
Finals –Women’s 100m, Women’s Discus Throw NBC 10 p.m. ET
Sun., June 20 Finals – Women’s 100m Hurdles, Men’s 100m, Women’s 400m, Men’s 400m, Decathlon NBC 9 p.m. ET
Mon., June 21 Qualifying Rounds – Men’s Pole Vault, Men’s Javelin Throw, Men’s Triple Jump NBCSN/Peacock 7 p.m. ET
Finals – Men’s 800m, Women’s 1500m, Women’s 5000m, Men’s Pole Vault, Men’s Javelin Throw, Men’s Triple Jump NBC 8 p.m. ET/PT

Updated Schedule:

Thurs., June 24 Finals –Women’s Shot Put, Women’s 3000m Steeplechase NBCSN/Peacock 9 p.m. ET (LIVE)
Fri, June 25 Finals –Men’s Discus Throw, Men’s 3000m Steeplechase NBCSN/Peacock 5 p.m. ET (LIVE)
Sat., June 26 Finals – Women’s 10,000m Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 1 p.m. ET (LIVE)
Sat., June 26 Finals – Women’s Javelin, Men’s 400m Hurdles, Women’s 200m, Men’s 110m Hurdles, Women’s Pole Vault, Women’s Long Jump NBC 9 p.m. ET/PT (LIVE ET)
Sun., June 27 Finals – Men’s 5,000m Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 1 p.m. ET (LIVE)
Sun., June 27 Finals –Women’s 400m Hurdles, Women’s 800m, Men’s 1,500m, Men’s 200m, Heptathlon NBC 7 p.m. ET/PT (LIVE ET)


  • Play-by-play: Leigh Diffey and Paul Swangard
  • Analysts: Four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, two-time Olympian Kara Goucher, and Olympic decathlon silver medalist Trey Hardee
  • Reporter: Lewis Johnson

Track and Field airs across NBC, NBCSN, and Peacock from Eugene, Oregon from June 13-June 27, 2021.

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.