NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 18 HOURS OF LIVE COVERAGE FOR WORLD MEN'S HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Jan. 18, 2019, 12:40 a.m. (ET)

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA Presents Live Coverage of Gold Medal Match on Sun., Jan. 27 at 11:30 a.m. ET; With Encore on NBCSN at Midnight ET on Monday, Jan. 28

STAMFORD, Conn. – January 15, 2019 – NBC Sports presents 18 hours of live coverage of the IHF World Men’s Handball Championship starting Saturday, Jan. 19 at Noon ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

This year’s World Men’s Handball Championship is hosted by two nations for the first time, with Germany and Denmark splitting the role. Historically dominated by European nations, the World Handball Championships are held every two years in a round-robin format followed by knock-out semifinals and finals. France is the defending champion.

Live coverage begins on Saturday, featuring the top 12 qualifiers from the preliminary round. Live TV coverage will continue through Sun., Jan. 27 with the gold medal game at 11:30 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBCSN will air an encore presentation of the gold medal match on Monday, Jan. 28 at midnight E.T.

Coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is available on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app.

Following is the schedule for the World Men's Handball Championship (all times ET, subject to change):

Date

Day

Time (ET)

Event

TV

Live streaming

1/19/19

Saturday

12:00 PM

Main Round: Tunisia vs. Sweden

https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/events/detail/2019-ihf-men-s-handball-world-championship-denmark-germany/

1/19/19

Saturday

2:30 PM

Main Round: Denmark vs. Hungary

https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/events/detail/2019-ihf-men-s-handball-world-championship-denmark-germany/

1/19/19

Saturday

6:30 PM

Main Round: Tunisia vs. Sweden*

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

1/19/19

Saturday

7:30 PM

Main Round: Denmark vs. Hungary*

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

1/20/19

Sunday

12:00 PM

Main Round: Brazil vs. Croatia

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/20/19

Sunday

2:30 PM

Main: Round: Iceland vs. France

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/21/19

Monday

12:00 PM

Main Round: Spain vs. Brazil

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/21/19

Monday

2:30 PM

Main Round: Croatia vs. Germany

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/23/19

Wednesday

12:00 PM

Main Round: Norway vs. Hungary

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/23/19

Wednesday

2:30 PM

Main Round: Sweden vs. Denmark

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/25/19

Friday

11:30 AM

Semifinal #1

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/25/19

Friday

2:00 PM

Semifinal #2

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/27/19

Sunday

8:30 AM

Bronze Medal Match

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/27/19

Sunday

11:30 AM

Gold Medal Match

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/watch-olympic-channel

1/28-29/2019

Mon/Tues

12:00 AM

Gold Medal Match*

NBCSN

*Delayed TV broadcast

The NBCSN window is Monday night/Tuesday morning at midnight