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Old 08-05-2016, 11:20 AM   #1
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Rio Olympics Daily Viewing Guide

Don't miss any of the action from the Rio Summer Olympics on KPRC 2 and

You can catch all of the biggest competitors live on air and live online.


Primetime Highlights:

Brazil's iconic Maracana Stadium plays host to the Opening Ceremony to officially commence the 2016 Rio Games -- the first-ever Olympics held in South America. 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Daytime Highlights:

Cycling - Coverage includes the men's individual road race in cycling, featuring Americans Taylor Phinney and Brent Bookwalter. Water Polo - The U.S. faces defending champion Croatia in each team's opener. Swimming - Qualifying heats in swimming include the men's 400m IM, 400m free and 100m breast, and the women's 100m fly, 400m IM and 4x100m free relay. Volleyball - The United States, silver medalists at the past two Olympics, begins preliminary-round action against Puerto Rico, which qualified a women's volleyball team to the Olympics for the first time. Primetime Highlights:

Swimming - Finals feature American Connor Jaeger against a stacked field in the men's 400m free, plus the men's and women's 400m IM events, the latter featuring U.S. contenders in 2012 Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel and 2015 Worlds silver medalist Maya DiRado. Beach Volleyball - Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and new partner April Ross make their Rio debut, with Walsh Jennings seeking a fourth consecutive gold. Late Night Highlights:

Gymnastics - Coverage includes the men's team competition in gymnastics. 7 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Rowing - Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Men's Cycling - Road Race (LIVE)
Men's Water Polo - U.S. vs. Croatia (LIVE)

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Men's Cycling - Road Race (LIVE) Swimming - Qualifying Heats (LIVE)

1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Rowing - Qualifying Heats
Men's Beach Volleyball - Preliminary Round (LIVE)

3:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Women's Volleyball - U.S. vs. Puerto Rico (LIVE)

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Men's Gymnastics -Team Competition Swimming (LIVE)
Men's 400m Individual Medley - Gold Medal Final Men's 400m Freestyle - Gold Medal Final
Women's 400m Individual Medley - Gold Medal Final Women's 100m Butterfly - Semifinals
Men's 100m Breaststroke - Semifinals
Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay - Gold Medal Final
Women's Beach Volleyball - Walsh Jennings/Ross (U.S.) vs. Artacho Del Solar/Laird (Australia) (LIVE)

11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Men's Gymnastics -Team Competition

12:30 a.m. - 4 a.m. Primetime Encore

Daytime Highlights:

Cycling - The women's road race in cycling, where American Megan Gaurnier, coming off a bronze medal showing at last year's Worlds, could contend on Rio's mountainous course. Volleyball - On the first day of men's volleyball action, a young U.S. team on the rise faces Canada in a preliminary-round match. After winning gold in 2008, Team USA was eliminated in the quarterfinals in 2012 before winning the World Cup in 2015. Primetime Highlights:

Swimming - Live coverage of finals, featuring world record-holder Katie Ledecky in the women's 400m free & Dana Vollmer in the women's 100m fly; Vollmer returns to the event a new mother after taking gold in London. Also in the pool, the U.S. looks to avenge a 2012 second-place finish to France in the men's 4x100m free relay. Gymnastics - Women's team competition in gymnastics begins with three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles at the helm of the heavily favored U.S. squad. Late Night Highlights:

Gymnastics - Coverage includes women's team competition in gymnastics. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Women's Beach Volleyball - Fendrick/Sweat (U.S.) vs. Kolosinska/Brzostek (Poland) (LIVE)
Rowing - Qualifying Heats (LIVE)
Women's Cycling - Road Race (LIVE)

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Women's Cycling - Road Race (LIVE)
Swimming - Qualifying Heats (LIVE)

2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Canoe/Kayak - Whitewater Qualifying (LIVE)
Men's Beach Volleyball - Dalhausser/Lucena (U.S.) vs. Naceur/Belhaj (Tunisia) (LIVE)

3:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Men's Volleyball - U.S. vs. Canada (LIVE)

6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Women's Diving - Springboard Synchronized Final
Women's Gymnastics - Team Competition
Swimming (LIVE)
Women's 100m Butterfly - Gold Medal Final
Men's 200m Freestyle - Semifinals
Women's 100m Backstroke - Semifinals
Men's 100m Breaststroke - Gold Medal Final
Women's 400m Freestyle - Gold Medal Final
Men's 100m Backstroke - Semifinals
Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay - Gold Medal Final

11:35 p.m. - 12:35 a.m.
Women's Gymnastics - Team Competition

12:35 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. - Primetime Encore

Daytime Highlights:

Water Polo - Team USA takes on Spain in a men's water polo group-phase match. Swimming - Swimming prelims featuring Michael Phelps (men's 200m fly), Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin (women's 200m free). Volleyball - The United States, seeking a third consecutive podium in women's volleyball after earning back-to-back silver medals in 2008 and 2012, continues Group B play against the Netherlands. Primetime Highlights:

Diving - American David Boudia seeks to improve upon his London bronze in the men's synchronized platform final with new partner Steele Johnson. Gymnastics - Team USA aims for the podium in a men's team final expected to see Japan and China duel for gold. Swimming - Live coverage includes swimming finals in the men's 200m free and 100m back, and women's 100m back and 100m breast. Plus Michael Phelps (200m fly), Katie Ledecky (200m free) and Missy Franklin (200m free) race to qualify for finals. Late Night Highlights:

Canoe/Kayak - Coverage includes qualifying races in whitewater canoe/kayak. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Rowing - Qualifying Heats (LIVE)
Men's Water Polo - U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE)
Swimming - Qualifying Heats (LIVE)
Canoe/Kayak - Whitewater Qualifying (LIVE)

1 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Women's Volleyball -U.S. vs. Netherlands (LIVE)

2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Men's Beach Volleyball - Gibb/Patterson (U.S.) vs. Huber/Seidl (Austria) (LIVE)
Canoe/Kayak - Whitewater Qualifying

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Men's Diving - Platform Synchronized Gold Medal Final
Men's Gymnastics - Team Gold Medal Finals
Swimming (LIVE)
Women's 200m Freestyle - Semifinals
Men's 200m Freestyle - Gold Medal Final
Women's 100m Backstroke - Gold Medal Final
Men's 100m Backstroke - Gold Medal Final
Women's 100m Breaststroke - Gold Medal Final
Men's 200m Butterfly - Semifinals
Women's 200m Individual Medley - Semifinals
Women's Beach Volleyball - Walsh Jennings/Ross (U.S.) vs. /Yue (China) (LIVE)

11:35 p.m. - 12:35 a.m.
Canoe/Kayak - Whitewater Qualifying

12:35 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. - Primetime Encore


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