Stanford's Katie Ledecky goes for much medals connected Tuesday successful the 200m freestyle and the 1500m freestyle, and the men's hoops squad looks to bounce backmost from its opening nonaccomplishment to France. Here's what's connected pat to ticker for:
Katie Ledecky, Team USA aquatics for much Olympic medals
Wednesday nighttime volition springiness Team USA much chances to basal atop the Olympic podium astatine the Tokyo Aquatics Center.
Stanford's Katie Ledecky has a accidental to travel distant with 2 much Olympic medals aft earning metallic successful the women’s 400m freestyle. On Tuesday, she volition beryllium racing successful the women’s 200m freestyle and women’s 1500m freestyle with 2 hours successful betwixt races. She had the apical times successful qualifying for some events, adjacent mounting an Olympic record successful the inaugural 1500m heats.
Joseph Bentz volition beryllium successful the premix for a medal successful the men’s 200m butterfly final. In the women’s 200m butterfly, Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh could instrumentality location a brace of medals for Team USA.
Tuesday’s slate concludes with the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay final, an lawsuit wherever Team USA has won 4 consecutive golden medals.
The night’s action, which begins astatine 6:30 p.m., besides includes semifinal races successful the men’s 100m freestyle, women’s 200m butterfly and men’s 200m breaststroke.
Watch unrecorded successful NBC’s primetime coverage, oregon stream live.
TV Channel: NBC
U.S. men’s hoops tries to get connected way vs. Iran
Team USA was stunned by France successful the 4th fourth of their Group B opener connected Sunday. France ended the crippled connected a 16-2 run, handing the Americans’ their archetypal Olympic nonaccomplishment since 2004 successful Athens.
Now, Kevin Durant, Damian Lillard and Co. crook their attraction to Iran, which mislaid its archetypal crippled successful Tokyo to the Czech Republic. Beyond momentum, the crippled carries value for Team USA successful the standings since lone the apical 2 teams successful each radical beforehand to the quarterfinals.
If the squad wants to marque a superior tally astatine its 4th consecutive Olympic gold, it volition request to commencement against Iran with tipoff astatine 9:40 p.m. Tuesday.
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TV channel: Peacock
Team USA tips disconnected semifinals with eyes connected 3x3 hoops gold
Team USA volition play successful the semifinals of the archetypal ever Olympic women’s 3x3 hoops tourney connected Wednesday.
Stefanie Dolson, Kelsey Plum, Allisha Gray and Jackie Young posted a 6-1 grounds successful excavation play.
If the U.S. wins successful the semifinals, it volition play successful the golden medal crippled astatine 5:55 a.m. If the squad loses, it volition play successful the bronze medal crippled astatine 3:45 a.m. against the loser of the different semifinal.
TV channel: USA
U.S. women’s h2o polo squad takes connected Hungary
Team USA has looked similar a squad determined to triumph its 3rd consecutive Olympic golden medal successful women’s h2o polo.
The squad started disconnected the tourney with a historic, 21-goal triumph of big federation Japan connected Saturday. The borderline of triumph was the astir ever successful a women’s Olympic h2o polo crippled … until Spain broke the grounds against South Africa conscionable a fewer hours later. The Americans followed that outing up with a 17-12 triumph implicit China.
Now, the U.S. faces Hungary astatine 10 p.m. Tuesday. Hungary tied the Russian Olympic Committee successful its lone crippled of Group B play truthful far.
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U.S. men’s volleyball look to bounce back
The U.S. men’s volleyball squad volition beryllium backmost successful enactment connected Tuesday against Tunisia astatine 7:05 p.m.
Team USA started disconnected excavation play beardown with a 3-0 expanse implicit France but took a measurement backmost successful a 3-1 nonaccomplishment to ROC.
Entering Tuesday tied for 3rd spot with France successful Pool B, the U.S. present tries to get backmost connected way against a Tunisia squad that’s 0-2 and is yet to triumph a azygous set.