TV & Streaming Information for 2017 Prefontaine Classic
May 23, 2017
The 2017 IAAF Diamond League season makes its lone U.S. stop this weekend in Eugene, Oregon, for the Prefontaine Classic. Television and streaming information for the meet is listed below.
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How to watch:
In USA: U.S. fans, we’ve got great news for you. We’ve learned you can watch this meet and all of the 2017 Diamond League season live on TV without shelling out $69.99 for the NBC Sports Gold Track & Field Pass. NBC has told us that all 14 meets will air live on TV in the U.S., either on NBC, NBCSN or Universal HD.
Friday’s events will air live on NBCSN from 11:00 p.m. ET to midnight ET. Saturday’s events will air live on NBC from 4:00 p.m. ET to 6:00 p.m. ET.
If you want to watch online, you’ll have to buy the NBC Sports Gold Track & Field Pass. The pass, which costs $69.99 for the entire year, provides access to every Diamond League meet, the USATF Outdoor Championships, the World Outdoor Championships, major marathons and select other meets (full schedule here). With the pass, you can also watch full event replays online as well as extra live dedicated cameras for Diamond League meets (meaning you can watch field events in their entirety).
To buy the pass, click here.
In Europe: It was announced that Eurosport would carry the Diamond League live in 2017 except for the meets held in Britain. BBC will have access to highlights for a highlight show. If you have a European IP address, you can watch Eurosport live online here for £3.99/month (yearly subscription) or £5.99/month (one month at time).
If you want to watch Friday’s events, you’ll have to watch online through RunnerSpace +PLUS, which requires a subscription.