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Thursday, August 5th, 2021

SUE BIRD, DIANA TAURASI AND U.S. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM FACE SERBIA IN SEMIFINALS LIVE TONIGHT ON NBC; ALLYSON FELIX RACES IN 400M FINAL LIVE FRIDAY MORNING ON PEACOCK

First-Time Olympians Michael Norman and Michael Cherry Compete in Track & Field Men’s 400m Final Tonight in Primetime on NBC

April Ross & Alix Klineman Go For Gold vs. Australia in Women’s Beach Volleyball Final Live Tonight in Primetime at 8 p.m. ET on NBC

Tokyo Bronze Medalist Gabby Thomas Expected to Compete on Team USA Women’s 4x100m Relay Final Live Friday Morning at 7:25 a.m. ET on Peacock

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

STAMFORD, Conn. – Aug. 5, 2021 – In pursuit of a seventh consecutive gold medal, Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women’s basketball team face Serbia in the semifinals live tonight at 12:40 a.m. ET/9:40 p.m. PT on NBC.

In primetime tonight on NBC, first-time Olympians Michael Norman and Michael Cherry compete in the men’s 400m final. Medals will also be awarded in the decathlon and heptathlon events.

Americans April Ross/Alix Klineman play for the gold medal in the women’s beach volleyball final against Australia live in primetime tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

Nine-time Olympic medalist and six-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix headlines American medal contenders in track & field action in the 400m final live Friday morning at 7:25 a.m. ET on Peacock. Felix aims for her 10th track & field Olympic medal, which would tie Carl Lewis for the most all-time.

Both the men’s and women’s 4x100m relay finals will also be presented live Friday on Peacock, and among those expected to compete for Team USA in the women’s 4x100m relay final is Tokyo 200m bronze medalist Gabby Thomas. Coverage of track & field finals action will be presented Friday night in primetime at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

Kevin Durant and the U.S. men’s basketball team, aiming for its fourth consecutive gold medal, played Australia today in the semifinals for a berth in the gold medal game. That game will air today at 3 p.m. ET on NBC, 6 p.m. ET on USA Network, and 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

American Nelly Korda (-13) currently leads the women’s golf competition after two rounds of play. Live coverage of the third round from Kasumigaseki Country Club is presented tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel. Fellow Americans Jessica Korda, Danielle Kang and Lexi Thompson are also in the field.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5

The U.S. women’s basketball team, aiming for its seventh consecutive gold medal, face Serbia in the semifinals live at 12:40 a.m. ET/9:40 p.m. PT Thursday on NBC, with the winner advancing to the gold medal game.

First-time Olympians Michael Norman and Michael Cherry look to contend for the gold medal in the 400m final in primetime tonight on NBC. Medals will also be awarded in the decathlon and heptathlon events.

Americans April Ross/Alix Klineman play for the gold medal in the women’s beach volleyball final against Australia live in primetime tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. The U.S. has won a beach volleyball medal at every Olympics since the sport was first contested in 1996.

Kevin Durant and the U.S. men’s basketball team, aiming for its fourth consecutive gold medal, played Australia today in the semifinals for a berth in the gold medal game. That game will air today at 3 p.m. ET on NBC, 6 p.m. ET on USA Network, and 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

American Nelly Korda (-13) currently leads the women’s golf competition after two rounds of play. Live coverage of the third round from Kasumigaseki Country Club is presented tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel. Fellow Americans Jessica Korda, Danielle Kang and Lexi Thompson are also in the field.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6

Kevin Durant and the U.S. men’s basketball team aim to win its fourth consecutive gold medal in the final against Rudy Gobert and France live in primetime Friday at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. Team USA also looks to avenge its only loss in the Tokyo Olympics. In the opening game for both teams in Tokyo on July 25, France scored 16 of the last 18 points in a come-from-behind 83-76 victory.

Nine-time Olympic medalist and six-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix headlines American medal contenders in track & field action in the 400m final live Friday morning at 7:25 a.m. ET on Peacock. Felix aims for her 10th track & field Olympic medal, which would tie Carl Lewis for the most all-time.

Both the men’s and women’s 4x100m relay finals will also be presented live Friday on Peacock, and among those expected to compete for Team USA in the women’s 4x100m relay final are Felix and Tokyo 200m bronze medalist Gabby Thomas. Coverage of track & field final action will be presented Friday night in primetime at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

The final round of the women’s golf competition will be presented live Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel from Kasumigaseki Country Club.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7

The last day of track & field competition will feature seven medals being awarded in final events. American medal contenders are expected to include Allyson Felix (women’s 4x400m relay), Michael Norman and Michael Cherry (men’s 4x400m relay), and Vashti Cunningham (women’s high jump) live at 6:35 a.m. ET on Peacock.

The women’s volleyball final will be presented live at 12:30 a.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT Saturday on USA Network.

NBC OLYMPICS PODCASTS

Below are highlights of today’s NBC Olympics’ podcast offerings across The Podium, In The Village, and the audio version of Peacock’s On Her Turf show:

The Podium: Two-time Olympic gold medalist Maggie Steffens (water polo) as well as the U.S. 4×400 track & field mixed relay team join host Lauren Shehadi.

In The Village: Tokyo Olympics women’s discus throw gold medalist Valarie Allman joins host and three-time Olympian Elizabeth Beisel.

On Her Turf: NBC Olympics basketball analyst Monica McNutt and LSU gymnast Olivia Dunne join co-hosts Lolo Jones and Lindsay Czarniak for a discussion on NCAA NIL rules. Peacock’s daily show On Her Turf at the Olympics streams from 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET.

To listen to NBC Olympics’ full suite of Tokyo podcasts, click here or discover the new NBC Olympics Podcasts Channel on Apple Podcasts. Podcast episodes are available for download on all major podcast platforms.

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Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of the Olympic Games, will present at least 12 hours of daily multimedia coverage during the Tokyo Olympics. Telemundo Deportes’ daily schedule can be accessed here.

Listings subject to change (all times ET unless noted).

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 (DAY 13)

 

NBC

12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Australia

Canoeing – Sprint Finals

Women’s Water Polo Semifinal – U.S. vs. Russian Olympic Committee

Sport Climbing – Men’s Final

Cycling – Track Finals

 

8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Track & Field Finals and Semifinals

Men’s 400m Final

Decathlon Final

Heptathlon Final

Men’s 1500m Semifinal

Women’s Beach Volleyball Final – Ross/Klineman (U.S.) vs. Artacho del Solar/Clancy (Australia) (LIVE)

Skateboarding – Men’s Park Final

Diving – Women’s Platform Final

 

8:30 p.m. – 9:05 p.m. (PT)

Kamome

 

12:05 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Canoeing – Sprint Qualifying

 

12:40 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.

Women’s Basketball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Serbia (LIVE)

 

USA NETWORK

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Women’s Water Polo Semifinal – U.S. vs. Russian Olympic Committee

Women’s Water Polo Semifinal – Spain vs. Hungary

Cycling – Track Finals

Men’s Beach Volleyball Semifinal – Norway vs. Latvia

Men’s Beach Volleyball Semifinal – Qatar vs. Russian Olympic Committee

Men’s Handball Semifinal – Spain vs. Denmark

Karate – Finals

Boxing – Finals & Semifinals

Wrestling – Finals

 

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Australia

 

8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Wrestling – Bronze Medal & Final

Canoeing – Sprint Qualifying (LIVE)

Canoeing – Sprint Final

 

9 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Women’s Beach Volleyball Bronze Medal – Latvia vs. Switzerland (LIVE)

 

10 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.

Canoeing – Sprint Qualifying

 

12 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Women’s Volleyball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Serbia (LIVE)

 

CNBC

8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Gymnastics – Rhythmic Individual Qualifying (LIVE)

Women’s Field Hockey Bronze Medal – Great Britain vs. India (LIVE)

Men’s Handball – Semifinal

Artistic Swimming – Team Qualifying

Cycling – Track Finals

 

NBCSN

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Men’s Field Hockey Final – Australia vs. Belgium

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Semifinal – France vs. Slovenia

 

2:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sport Climbing – Men’s Final

Table Tennis – Women’s Team Final

Track & Field – Men’s 50km Walk (LIVE)

 

8:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Men’s Basketball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Australia

Women’s Soccer Bronze Medal – U.S. vs. Australia

Women’s Beach Volleyball Semifinal – Ross/Klineman (U.S.) vs. Verge-Depre/Heidrich (Switzerland)

Women’s Water Polo Semifinal – U.S. vs. Russian Olympic Committee

Women’s Water Polo Semifinal – Spain vs. Hungary

Men’s Handball Semifinal – Spain vs. Denmark

 

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Wrestling – Competition

 

10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Wrestling – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE)

Women’s Freestyle 50kg

Men’s Freestyle 65kg

Men’s Freestyle 74kg

Women’s Freestyle 53kg

Men’s Freestyle 97kg

Men’s Freestyle 125kg

 

12:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Wrestling – Competition

 

GOLF CHANNEL

6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Women’s Third Round (LIVE)

 

TELEMUNDO

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Olympics Recap Show

 

UNIVERSO

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Australia

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 (DAY 14)

 

NBC

12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Serbia

Canoeing – Sprint Qualifying

Equestrian – Jumping Qualifying

Artistic Swimming – Team Qualifying

Gymnastics – Rhythmic Individual Qualifying

Sport Climbing – Women’s Final

 

8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Track & Field Finals

Men’s 4x100m – Final

Women’s 4x100m – Final

Women’s 1500m – Final

Women’s 400m – Final

Men’s 5000m – Final

Track & Field – Women’s Marathon (LIVE)

Diving – Men’s Platform Qualifying

 

10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Men’s Basketball Final – U.S. vs. France (LIVE)

 

1:05 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Beach Volleyball – Men’s Final

 

USA NETWORK

2 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Diving – Men’s Platform Qualifying (LIVE)

Gymnastics – Rhythmic Individual Qualifying

 

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Men’s Soccer Bronze Medal – Mexico vs. Japan (LIVE)

 

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Cycling – Track Finals

 

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Women’s Soccer Final – Sweden vs. Canada (LIVE)

 

10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Women’s Field Hockey Final – Netherlands vs. Argentina

Women’s Handball Semifinal – Norway vs. Russian Olympic Committee

Cycling – Track Finals

 

2:30 pm. – 6 p.m.

Wrestling – Finals

Boxing – Final & Semifinals

Karate – Finals

Sport Climbing – Women’s Final

 

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Track & Field – Women’s Marathon (LIVE)

 

9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Diving – Men’s Platform Semifinal (LIVE)

Gymnastics – Rhythmic Group Qualifying (LIVE)

Canoeing – Sprint Finals

 

12:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.

Volleyball – Men’s Bronze Medal (LIVE)

 

CNBC

2 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.

Men’s Water Polo Semifinal – Greece vs. Hungary (LIVE)

Cycling – Track Finals

 

8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Men’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Italy

Beach Volleyball – Men’s Final (LIVE)

Beach Volleyball – Men’s Bronze Medal (LIVE)

Modern Pentathlon – Women’s Final

 

11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Baseball Bronze Medal – Dominican Republic vs. South Korea (LIVE)

 

NBCSN

2 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.

Women’s Soccer Bronze Medal – U.S. vs. Australia

 

3:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Track & Field – Women’s 20km Walk (LIVE)

Women’s Handball Semifinal – France vs. Sweden

 

7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Women’s Basketball Semifinal – Japan vs. France (LIVE)

 

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Women’s Volleyball Semifinal – Brazil vs. South Korea

 

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Men’s Water Polo Semifinal – Spain vs. Serbia

Table Tennis – Men’s Team Final

Equestrian – Jumping Qualifying

 

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Women’s Basketball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Serbia

 

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Women’s Soccer Final – Sweden vs. Canada

 

8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Women’s Basketball Semifinal – U.S. vs. Serbia

Women’s Beach Volleyball Final – Ross/Klineman (U.S.) vs. Artacho del Solar/Clancy (Australia)

Water Polo – Men’s Semifinal

 

11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Women’s Soccer Final – Sweden vs. Canada

Handball – Women’s Semifinal

 

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

2 a.m. – 3 a.m.

Wrestling – Competition

 

5:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Wrestling – Finals and Semifinals (LIVE)

Women’s Freestyle 53kg Final

Men’s Freestyle 74kg Final

Men’s Freestyle 125kg Final

Women’s Freestyle 50kg Semifinal

Men’s Freestyle 65kg Semifinal

Men’s Freestyle 97kg Semifinal

 

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Wrestling – Competition

 

GOLF CHANNEL

6:30 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.

Women’s Final Round (LIVE)

 

PEACOCK

7:25 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. 

Track & Field (LIVE)

Men’s 4x400m Relay Round 1

Women’s Javelin Throw Final

Men’s 5000m Final

Women’s 400m Final

Women’s 1500m Final

Women’s 4x400m Relay Final

Men’s 4x100m Relay Final

 

10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Men’s Basketball Final – U.S. vs. France (LIVE)

 

TELEMUNDO

4 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Track & Field

 

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Men’s Soccer Bronze Medal – Mexico vs. Japan (LIVE)

 

7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Diving – Men’s Semifinal

 

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Olympics Recap Show

 

UNIVERSO

4 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Track & Field

 

5 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.

Men’s Soccer Bronze Medal – Mexico vs. Japan (LIVE)

 

7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Diving – Men’s Semifinal

 

8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Women’s Soccer Final – Sweden vs. Canada (LIVE)

 

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Women’s Volleyball Semifinal – Brazil vs. South Korea

 

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Women’s Field Hockey Final – Netherlands vs. Argentina

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 (DAY 15)

 

NBC

8 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Volleyball – Men’s Final (LIVE)

 

10:15 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Golf – Women’s Final Round

Handball – Men’s Final

Water Polo – Women’s Final

Wrestling – Finals

 

1:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Beach Volleyball – Men’s Final

Gymnastics – Rhythmic Individual Final

Artistic Swimming – Team Final

Equestrian – Jumping Final

Canoeing – Sprint Finals

 

8 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Track & Field

Women’s High Jump – Final

Women’s 10,000m – Final

Men’s Javelin – Final

Men’s 1500m – Final

Women’s 4x400m – Final

Men’s 4x400m – Final

Track & Field – Men’s Marathon (LIVE)

Water Polo – Women’s Final

Diving – Men’s Platform Final

 

1:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.

Volleyball – Women’s Final (LIVE)

 

USA NETWORK

2 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Volleyball – Men’s Bronze Medal (LIVE)

Diving – Men’s Platform Final (LIVE)

Water Polo – Women’s Final (LIVE)

Gymnastics – Rhythmic Individual Final

 

7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Men’s Basketball Bronze Medal – Australia vs. Slovenia (LIVE)

 

9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Handball – Men’s Final

Volleyball – Men’s Final

Karate – Finals

Wrestling – Finals

Boxing – Finals

 

6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Track & Field – Men’s Marathon (LIVE)

Volleyball – Women’s Bronze Medal (LIVE)

Gymnastics – Rhythmic Group Final (LIVE)

 

11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Volleyball – Women’s Final (LIVE)

Cycling – Track Finals

 

CNBC

2 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Basketball – Women’s Bronze Medal (LIVE)

Water Polo – Women’s Bronze Medal

 

8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Soccer – Men’s Final

Handball – Women’s Bronze Medal (LIVE)

Boxing – Finals (LIVE)

Cycling – Track Finals

Modern Pentathlon – Men’s Final

 

NBCSN

2 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Handball – Women’s Semifinal

Volleyball – Women’s Semifinal

 

5 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Handball – Men’s Bronze Medal

Cycling – Track Final

 

7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Men’s Soccer Final – Brazil vs. Spain (LIVE)

 

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Canoeing – Sprint Finals

Artistic Swimming – Team Final

 

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Golf – Women’s Final Round

Equestrian – Jumping Final

Modern Pentathlon – Men’s Final

 

3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Final – U.S. vs. France

Track & Field – Women’s Marathon

 

8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Men’s Basketball Final – U.S. vs. France

Handball – Men’s Final

Water Polo – Women’s Final

Volleyball – Men’s Final

Beach Volleyball – Men’s Final

 

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

5:45 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Wrestling – Finals (LIVE)

Women’s Freestyle 50kg Final

Men’s Freestyle 65kg Final

Men’s Freestyle 97kg Final

 

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Wrestling – Competition

 

GOLF CHANNEL

6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Women’s Final Round

 

PEACOCK

6:35 a.m. – 8:55 a.m. 

Track & Field (LIVE)

Women’s High Jump Final

Women’s 10000m Final

Men’s Javelin Throw Final

Men’s 1500m Final

Women’s 4x400m Relay Final

Men’s 4x400m Relay Final

 

TELEMUNDO

5:15 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Boxing – Finals

 

5:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

Men’s Race Walk – Final

 

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Men’s Soccer Final – Brazil vs. Spain (LIVE)

 

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Baseball – Final

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Final – U.S. vs. France

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Boxing – Finals

 

 

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