The U.S. broadcast on Friday features quarterfinal matches in soccer and rugby, medal matches in table tennis.


Here are some highlights of U.S. broadcast coverage on Friday morning. All times are Eastern.

SOCCER Women’s teams are getting closer to medal contention as they move into the quarterfinals. Matches start at 4 a.m. with Canada vs. Brazil on NBC Sports. Britain plays Australia at 5 a.m. on It’s Sweden vs. Japan at 6 a.m. on Universo. The United States takes on the Netherlands at 7 a.m. on NBC Sports. The Americans must win to maintain their medal hopes.

RUGBY The women’s quarterfinal matches are live from Tokyo Stadium at 4:30 a.m. on USA Network.

SWIMMING Simone Manuel swims the 50-meter freestyle in a series of heats that includes the men’s 1,500-meter freestyle, starting at 6 a.m. on USA Network.

CANOE/KAYAK NBC Sports airs the slalom finals in men’s kayaking at 6 a.m.

BASEBALL The United States plays Israel at 6 a.m. on NBC Sports airs a replay at 10:30 a.m.

TABLE TENNIS At 7 a.m., Yun-Ju Lin of Taipei and Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany play in the bronze medal match on At 8:15 a.m., teammates Zhendong Fan and Long Ma, both of China, play for the gold medal on USA Network.

FENCING The men’s team épée final airs on at 5:30 a.m. for bronze and 6:30 a.m. for gold.


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