Rio Olympics: Your Guide to Day 4’s Major Events

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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. Diving: Team USA's Amy Cozad and Jessica Parratto compete in the final round of the women’s synchronized 10m platform competition, 3 p.m. Watch: Livestream at 3 p.m. or on NBC from 8 p.m.–midnight.

2. Gymnastics: Simon Biles and Gabby Douglas compete with Team USA in the women's team final, 3 p.m. Watch: Livestream at 3 p.m., or on NBC from 8 p.m.–midnight.

3. Swimming: Watch Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Katie Ledecky compete in the women’s and men’s gold medal finals, 9 p.m.–midnight. Watch: Livestream, or on NBC.

Tuesday, August 9 Full Schedule

7 a.m.*

Rowing: Semifinals and Quarterfinals, 7:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream

9 a.m.

Men’s Beach Volleyball: Preliminary Round, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on NBCSN.

Equestrian: Eventing, Team Jumping Gold Medal Final 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Watch: Livestream, or on USA.

Judo: Preliminaries and Quarterfinals, 9 a.m. Watch: Livestream.

Golf: Golf Central Live From the Olympics, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on the Golf Channel.

10 a.m.

Men’s Beach Volleyball: Dalhausser/Lucena (U.S.) vs. Virgen/Ontiveros (Mexico), 10 a.m. –noon. Watch: Livestream, or on NBC

Women’s Water Polo: U.S. vs. Spain, 10:40 a.m. Watch: Livestream, or on NBC.

Men’s Rugby: Preliminary Round, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on NBCSN.

Men’s Rugby: U.S. vs. Argentina, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on NBCSN.

12 p.m.

Swimming: Qualifying Heats, noon–2 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on NBC.

Rowing: Semifinals and Quarterfinals, noon–2 p.m. Watch: On NBC.

Men’s Canoe/Kayak: C-1 Gold Medal Final, noon–2 p.m. Watch: Livestream.

Beach Volleyball: Preliminary Round,noon–3 p.m. Watch: Livestream or MSNBC.

Archery: Individual Eliminations, noon–3 p.m. Watch: On MSNBC.

1 p.m.

Equestrian: Eventing,  Individual Jumping Gold Medal Final, 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on USA.

Women’s Table Tennis: Quarterfinal, 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.  Watch: On USA.

2 p.m.

Men’s Volleyball: U.S. vs. Italy, 2 p.m.–3:45 p.m.. Watch: Livestream, or on NBC.

Judo: Gold Medal Finals, 2:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream.

Weightlifting: Gold Medal Finals, 2:30 p.m. Watch: Livestream.

Beach Volleyball: Preliminary Round, 2:30 p.m–5 p.m. Watch: Livestream or on USA.

Men’s Rugby: Preliminary Round, 2:30 p.m–5 p.m.  Watch: Livestream or on USA.

3 p.m.

Women’s Beach Volleyball:  Fendrick/Sweat (U.S.) vs. Larissa/Talita (Brazil), 3:45 p.m.–5 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on NBC.

Men’s Canoe/Kayak: C-1 Gold Medal Final, 3:45 p.m.–5 p.m. Watch: On NBC

Women’s Diving: Platform Synchronized Gold Medal Final, 3 p.m.–6 p.m. Watch: Livestream.

Women’s Gymnastics: Team Gold Medal Final, 3 p.m.–6 p.m.  Watch: Livestream.

Archery: Individual Eliminations,  3 p.m.–6 p.m.  Watch: On NBCSN.

Men’s Table Tennis: Quarterfinal,  3 p.m.–5 p.m.  Watch: Livestream, or on MSNBC.

5 p.m.

Men’s Rugby: U.S. vs. Brazil,  5 p.m.–8 p.m.  Watch: Livestream, or on CNBC.

Men’s Rugby: Preliminary Round, 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on CNBC.

Beach Volleyball: Preliminary Round, 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on CNBC.

6 p.m.

Women’s Soccer:  U.S. vs. Colombia, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on NBCSN.

Golf: Golf Central Live From the Olympics, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Watch: Livestream, or on The Golf Channel.

Weightlifting: Men’s Gold Medal Finals, 6 p.m. Watch: Livestream.

8 p.m.

Women’s Diving: Platform Synchronized Gold Medal Final, 8 p.m.–midnight. Watch: On NBC.

Women’s Gymnastics: Team Gold Medal Final, 8 p.m.–midnight. Watch: On NBC.

Judo: Gold Medal Finals, 8 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Watch: On NBCSN.

Weightlifting: Gold Medal Finals, 8 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Watch: On NBCSN.

Men’s Table Tennis: Quarterfinal, 8 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Watch: On NBCSN.

9 p.m.

Boxing: Elimination Matches. Watch: On NBCSN.

Swimming: Women’s and Men’s Semifinals and Gold Medal Finals, 9 p.m–midnight. Watch: Livestream, or on NBC.

*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.