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Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

U.S. SOFTBALL TEAM FACES CANADA LIVE AT 8 P.M. ET TONIGHT ON NBCSN HIGHLIGHTING TOKYO OLYMPICS COVERAGE ACROSS NBCUNIVERSAL

Host Nation Japan vs. Mexico in Softball Tonight at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN

The Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics is This Friday, July 23 on NBC

Most Up-to-Date Olympic TV Listings on NBCOlympics.com

STAMFORD, Conn. – July 21, 2021 – The Tokyo Olympics continue with live coverage of softball tonight, Wednesday July 21, when Team USA plays in its second consecutive day of competition against Canada live from Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Team USA defeated Italy 2-0 yesterday in their opening round matchup. The nightcap of the softball doubleheader features host nation Japan facing Mexico at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

An encore of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s match against Sweden earlier this morning will be presented tonight at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics is this Friday, July 23 on NBC.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 21

In its second consecutive day of competition, Team USA softball plays Canada live from Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Team USA defeated Italy 2-0 yesterday in their opening round matchup behind the pitching of Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott, who combined for 12 strikeouts in recording a one-hit shutout. Osterman is a two-time Olympic softball medalist, while Abbott owns a silver from the 2008 Beijing Games.

Host nation Japan, who began Olympic competition with an 8-1 victory over Australia yesterday, face Mexico live at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

THURSDAY, JULY 22

In a rematch of the men’s soccer gold medal game from the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil face Germany live at 7:30 a.m. ET on USA. Brazil, the defending Olympic champions, earned the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal in soccer after Neymar converted the winning penalty kick in a shootout.

FRIDAY, JULY 23

NBC Olympics will be presenting NBC’s first-ever live morning broadcast of an Opening Ceremony at 6:55 a.m. ET. The Opening Ceremony will be followed by a special edition of TODAY with reaction and athlete interviews. NBC will then present a first-ever Olympic Daytime show on the opening Friday of the Games, previewing the competition yet to come. The primetime broadcast of the Opening Ceremony will feature special coverage of Team USA, along with the performances, pageantry, and Parade of Nations — the heart of any Opening Ceremony — at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

The U.S. Women’s Water Polo team, aiming for a third consecutive Olympic gold medal, begins tournament play against host nation Japan from Tatsumi Water Polo Centre later that evening, at 1 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 (DAY -2)

 

NBCSN

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. Sweden

 

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – China vs. Brazil

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – Japan vs. Canada

 

2:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – Australia vs. New Zealand

 

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Softball – U.S. vs. Italy

 

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. Sweden

 

8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Softball – U.S. vs. Canada (LIVE)

 

11 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Softball – Japan vs. Mexico (LIVE)

 

THURSDAY, JULY 22 (DAY -1)

 

USA

4 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Mexico vs. France (LIVE)

 

6 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Egypt vs. Spain

 

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Germany (LIVE)

 

NBCSN

2 a.m. – 4 a.m.

Softball – Italy vs. Australia (LIVE)

 

4 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – New Zealand vs. South Korea (LIVE)

 

6 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Mexico vs. France

 

7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Japan vs. South Africa (LIVE)

 

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Egypt vs. Spain

 

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Men’s Soccer – Mexico vs. France

 

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Men’s Soccer – Japan vs. South Africa

 

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Men’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Germany

 

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Softball – U.S. vs. Canada

 

7:30 p.m. – 11:10 p.m.

Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE)

 

11:15 p.m. – 1:15 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Egypt vs. Spain

 

1:15 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Argentina vs. Australia

 

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

3:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Egypt vs. Spain (LIVE)

 

5:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Cote d’Ivoire vs. Saudi Arabia (LIVE)

 

6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Argentina vs. Australia (LIVE)

 

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Honduras vs. Romania (LIVE)

 

FRIDAY, JULY 23 (DAY 0)

 

NBC

6:55 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Opening Ceremony (LIVE)

 

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Preview Show

 

7:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Opening Ceremony

 

USA

7:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Rowing – Qualifying Heats & Repechages (LIVE)

Cycling – Men’s Road Race (LIVE)

 

NBCSN

2 a.m. – 4 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Mexico vs. France

 

4 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Japan vs. South Africa

 

6 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Men’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Germany

 

8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Softball – U.S. vs. Italy

Softball – U.S. vs. Canada

Rowing – Qualifying Heats

 

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. Sweden 

 

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – Japan vs. Canada

 

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – Australia vs. New Zealand 

 

12 a.m. – 1 a.m.

3×3 Basketball

Archery – Mixed Team Elimination Rounds

 

1 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Women’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Japan (LIVE)

 

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Tennis (LIVE)

Men’s Singles, First Round

Women’s Singles, First Round

Men’s and Women’s Doubles, First Round

 

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