The Olympic events to watch on Saturday, July 24: Soccer, gymnastics

After a tumultuous road to Tokyo, Saturday, July 23 will mark the official Day 1 of the 2020 Olympics, which will include many fan-favorite competitions, as well as many first-time events.

Due to the 13-hour time difference between the East Coast of the United States and Japan, there will be a mixture of live events and recordings that will play throughout the day.


Follow all the 2020 Olympics action


If you miss an event, they can be streamed at Peacock, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports App. fuboTV will also air the action.

Here’s a full listing of what Olympic events will be taking place on Saturday and where you can watch them.

All times are listed in EDT.

Torri Huske
Torri Huske will be competing in the 100m butterfly qualifying heat.
AP

NBC

9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Men’s Volleyball — U.S. vs. France (LIVE)

10:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

3×3 U.S. Women’s Basketball
Women’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Japan
Rowing – Qualifying Heats and Repechages
Archery – Mixed Team Final
Cycling – Men’s Road Race

2:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Swimming – Qualifying Heats
Beach Volleyball – Men’s Qualifying Round
Gymnastics – Men’s Team Competition

8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Beach Volleyball – Women’s Qualifying Round (LIVE)
Gymnastics – Men’s Team Competition
Skateboarding – Men’s Street Qualifying
Swimming Finals (LIVE)
—Men’s 400m Individual Medley
—Men’s 400m Freestyle
—Women’s 400m Individual Medley
—Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay

11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. July 25

Skateboarding – Men’s Street Final (LIVE)
Women’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Argentina


Event spotlight:

Archery — in which competitors use a recurve bow to shoot arrows at a target 70 meters away – has five gold medals up for grabs, including a new team mixed event. South Korea swept the gold medals in Rio, winning in men’s and women’s individual and team events.


USA Network

2 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Cycling – Men’s Road Race (LIVE)
Beach Volleyball – Women’s Qualifying Round (LIVE)
Rowing – Qualifying Heats and Repechages
Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE)
Beach Volleyball – Men’s Qualifying Round (LIVE)
3×3 Basketball (LIVE)

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Women’s Water Polo – China vs. Taiwan
Beach Volleyball – Qualifying Round
Men’s Handball – Germany vs. Spain
Fencing – Men’s Sabre & Women’s Epee Finals
Shooting – Women’s Air Rifle
Weightlifting – Women’s Final
Boxing – Elimination Rounds
Judo – Finals
Taekwondo – Finals
Table Tennis – Elimination Round
Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. New Zealand

8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Skateboarding – Men’s Street Qualifying (LIVE)
3×3 Basketball (LIVE)
Archery – Women’s Team Elimination Round
Skateboarding – Men’s Street Final (LIVE)
Cycling – Women’s Round Race (LIVE)

Nyjah Huston
Nyjah Huston will represent the U.S. in the first Olympics skateboarding competition.
AFP via Getty Images

Don’t miss event

Skateboading Men’s Street Final —The first medals in skateboarding, making its debut as an Olympic event, is handed out in the final of the men’s street category. Nyjah Huston, a 26-year-old, 12-time X Games winner and the highest-paid skateboarder in the world, is the favorite to win gold for the United States.


CNBC

8 p.m. – 1 a.m.

3×3 U.S. Women’s Basketball Qualifying Round
Softball – U.S. vs. Australia (LIVE)
Rowing – Qualifying Heats
Table Tennis – Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal

1 a.m. – 2 a.m.

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


Don’t miss event

Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. New Zealand — The USWNT will come back to the pitch for the first time since their disappointing 3-0 loss to Sweden. In their Olympic opener, New Zealand fell to Australia 2-1. Eight of 12 teams will advance to the knockout round.


NBCSN

2 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Women’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Japan (LIVE)
Softball – U.S. vs. Mexico (LIVE)
Archery – Mixed Team Final (LIVE)
3×3 Basketball
Women’s Soccer – Sweden vs. Australia (LIVE)
Men’s Handball – France vs. Argentina

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. New Zealand (LIVE)

9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Women’s Soccer – Netherlands vs. Brazil
Table Tennis – Elimination Round
Equestrian – Dressage
Badminton – Qualifying Round
Men’s Handball – Denmark vs. Japan
Beach Volleyball swimming– Qualifying Round
Men’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. France

8 p.m. – 2 a.m. July 25

Women’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Japan
Beach Volleyball – Men’s Qualifying Round
Men’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. France
Softball – U.S. vs. Australia


Don’t miss event

Tennis — World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will begin his quest or a golden grand slam when he takes on Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien on Saturday in the first round. So far this year, the Serb has won the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon.


Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic is going for a golden grand slam this year.
DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Olympic Channel

2 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tennis (LIVE)
—Men’s Singles, First Round
—Women’s Singles, First Round
—Men’s and Women’s Doubles, First Round

Peacock

6 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Men’s Gymnastics Qualifying (LIVE)
Men’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. France (LIVE)

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