What’s on the Olympics Schedule Today: Thursday, August 11

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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.

 Major Events

1. Swimming: Watch Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps race in the preliminary heats, 12:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC.

2. Gymnastics: Simone Biles and Aly Raisman* compete for the title of all-around Olympic champion, 3:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC at 8:00 p.m.

3. Swimming: Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte battle it out in the 200m backstroke final, 9:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC.

August 11 Full Schedule

7:00 a.m.*

Rowing: Semifinals, finals, and victory ceremonies, 7:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC at 10:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

Archery: Women’s individual eliminations, 8:00 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN.

Fencing: Women’s Team Epee quarterfinals, 8:00 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN at 9:45 a.m.

9:00 a.m.

Judo: Preliminaries and quarterfinals, 9:00 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN at 9:45 a.m.

Golf: Men’s golf, first round, 9:00 a.m.–noon. Watch: Livestream or on the Golf Channel.

10:00 a.m.

Water Polo: Women’s Group B: China vs. USA, 10:40 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC.

Rowing: Semifinals, finals, and victory ceremonies, 10:00 a.m. Watch: on NBC.

11:00 a.m.

Shooting: Women’s 50m rifle three-positions final. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN at 8:00 p.m.

Tennis: Men’s and women’s semifinals and quarterfinals, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on Bravo.

Canoe/Kayak: Semifinals, finals, and victory ceremony, 11:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC at 2:30 p.m.

12:00 p.m.

Swimming: Men’s and women’s qualifying heats, noon–2:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC.

Golf: Men’s golf, first round, noon–3:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on the Golf Channel.

1:00 p.m.

Tennis: Men’s and women’s semifinals and quarterfinals, 1 p.m.–3 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on Bravo.

2:00 p.m.

Archery: Women’s individual quarterfinals, semifinals, and medal matches, 2:00 p.m–5:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN at 2:30 p.m.

Judo: Repechage, semifinals, and medal matches, 2:30 p.m–5:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN.

Beach Volleyball: Women’s preliminary match, Fendrick/Sweat (USA) vs. Ukolova/Birlova (RUS), 2:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC.

3:00 p.m.

Gymnastics: Women’s all-around final, 3:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBC at 8:00 p.m. and 12:35 a.m.

Cycling: Men’s team sprint finals and medal ceremony, 3:00 p.m. Watch:  Livestream or on CNBC at 5:00 p.m.

Tennis: Men’s and women’s quarterfinals and semifinals, 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on Bravo.

Golf: Men’s golf, first round, 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on the Golf Channel.

4:00 p.m.

Fencing: Women’s bronze and gold medal bouts, 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on CNBC starting at 5:00 p.m.

Rugby: Men’s medal matches and placing, 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream or NBCSN starting at 5:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

Tennis: Men’s and women’s quarterfinals and semifinals, 5 p.m.–7 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on Bravo.

6:00 p.m.

Field Hockey: Women’s Pool B: USA vs. India, 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN.

7:00 p.m.

Table Tennis: Men’s singles bronze and gold medal matches, 7:30 p.m.–midnight. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN starting at 8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.

Gymnastics: Women’s all-around final, 8:00 p.m. Watch: on NBC.

9:00 p.m.

Swimming: Men’s and women’s semifinals and gold medal finals, 9:00 p.m.–midnight. Watch: Livestream or on NBC.

Volleyball:  Men’s group A: Brazil vs. USA, 9:30 p.m.–midnight. Watch: Livestream or on NBCSN.

*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.

*An earlier version of this post stated that Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas are competing Today. In fact, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman are competing.