Navigating all the Olympics coverage can get confusing. There’s a full schedule of events to keep track of, not to mention knowing which channels will be covering what. To help guide you through, we’ll be posting each day’s major competitions, including medal events, qualifying and semifinal rounds, and any matches that feature U.S. teams, so all you have to do is sit back and be dazzled by the world’s greatest athletes.
1. Track and Field: The men’s marathon takes place on the streets of Rio. Watch: Livestream or on NBC at 8:30 a.m.
2. Wrestling: American wrestler Kyle Snyder competes for his first Olympic gold in the men’s freestyle 97kg medal matches. Watch: Livestream at 11:45 a.m. or on NBCSN at 12:30 p.m.
3. Boxing: Male and female Olympians across four weight classes compete for gold medals. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN at 1 p.m.
August 21 Full Schedule
Track and Field: Men’s marathon final, 8:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC.
Volleyball: Men’s volleyball bronze-medal match, 8:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on USA.
Handball: Men’s bronze-medal match, 9:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream at 9:30 a.m. or on USA at 10:30 a.m.
Rhythmic Gymnastics: Group final, 10 a.m. Watch: Livestream at 10 a.m. or on NBC at 11 a.m.
Basketball: Men’s bronze-medal game, 10:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream, on NBCSN, or on the Basketball Channel.
Cycling: Men’s cross-country mountain-biking final and medal ceremony, 11:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on USA.
Wrestling: Men’s 65kg and 97kg freestyle repechage and medal matches, 11:45 a.m. Watch: Livestream at 11:45 a.m. or on NBCSN at 12:30 p.m.
Volleyball: Men’s gold-medal match, 12:15 p.m. Watch: Livestream, on NBC, or on Telemundo.
Boxing: Gold-medal matches in women’s middleweight, men’s flyweight, men’s light-welterweight, and men’s super-heavyweight, 1 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN.
Handball: Men’s gold-medal match, 1 p.m. Watch: Livestream at 1 p.m. or on USA at 1:15 p.m.
Basketball: Men’s gold-medal game, 2:45 p.m. Watch: Livestream, on NBC, or on the Basketball Channel.
*Note: All times are Eastern Standard
Our list features all major events, but for a detailed schedule of all events and TV listings, check the NBC Olympics website.