Welcome to primetime with a shocking amount of live events! Coverage will begin on NBC at 8pm EDT, and the live events run from approx 9am-10pm JST, 1am-2pm BST, 8pm-9am EDT, and 5pm-6am PDT.
We'd list out all the stars you'll see in primetime at the #TokyoOlympics on Monday, but we only have 280 characters.— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) August 2, 2021
Instead, learn all about it in the @comcast Primetime Rundown. pic.twitter.com/BHkjVcAK0D
Primetime includes: Beach Volleyball [live] (8-9pm EDT), Gymnastics (9:30-10pm), Track and Field [live] (9-9:30pm, 10-11:30pm)
Live events include: Artistic Gymnastics, Artistic Swimming, Athletics, Baseball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Canoe Sprint, Cycling Track, Diving, Equestrian,
Medals in: Artistic Gymnastics (men's parallel bars, women's balance beam, men's horizontal bar), Athletics (women's long jump, men's 400m hurdles, men's pole vault, women's hammer throw, women's 800m, women's 200m), Boxing (men's feather, men's heavy, women's feather, men's welter), Canoe Sprint (women's kayak single 200m, men's kayak single 1000m, women's kayak double 500m), Cycling Track (women's team pursuit, men's team sprint), Diving (men's 3m springboard), Sailing (women's skiff 49er FX, men's skiff 49er, men's one person dinghy heavyweight finn, mixed multihull nacra 17 foiling), Weightlifting (men's 109kg), Wrestling (men's greco-roman 77kg, men's greco-roman 97kg, women's freestyle 68kg)
A schedule of all events can be found here, and today's page lets you see the events in your local time zone!
Horrible echoes of when Caster Semenya first emerged onto the world stage.— Ben Bloom (@benbloomsport) August 2, 2021
Namibian 18-year-olds Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi are in the 200m final, but aren't allowed to contest their favoured 400m.
"It's very strange. I don't understand it."https://t.co/5VKjqnuk4z
[Sifan Hassan, Mijain Lopez, Quinn, and Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu]
Not your typical Monday for @SifanHassan:— Olympics (@Olympics) August 2, 2021
- Fell during the 1500m heats.
- Got up and won the race.
- Entered the 5000m final.
- Secured #NED's first #Athletics gold since 1992. pic.twitter.com/8rJQhtcRI8
Mijain Lopez is special. #CUB— Olympics (@Olympics) August 2, 2021
He won #wrestling gold in the Men's Greco-Roman 130kg at @Tokyo2020 - making him the first man EVER to win four Olympic golds in wrestling.
A generational talent!
#Tokyo2020 | #StrongerTogether | @wrestling
“Getting messages from young people saying they’ve never seen a trans person in sports before. Athletics is the most exciting part of my life ... If I can allow kids to play the sports they love, that’s my legacy and that’s what I’m here for” - @TheQuinny5 told @Devin_Heroux— CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) August 2, 2021
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farewell to artistic gymnastics, but super excited for the debut of sport climbing (in the middle of the night)!