NBC Sports extends World Athletics rights deal through 2029

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NBC Sports has extended its domestic media-rights contract with World Athletics in a deal which will provide the US network exclusive multi-platform rights to elite World Athletics Series events through 2029.

The new agreement includes the next five installments of the World Athletics Championships, including the 2022 competition, which will take place in the United States for the first time, from July 15-24, 2022, in Eugene, Oregon.

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