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Olympic events to watch this weekend, including gymnastics

Jul 24, 2021, 1:48 PM
TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 23: Naomi Osaka of Team Japan lights the Olympic cauldron with the Olympic torc...
TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 23: Naomi Osaka of Team Japan lights the Olympic cauldron with the Olympic torch during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Getty Images)
(Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Getty Images)
Originally Published: 24 JUL 21 07:54 ET
Updated: 24 JUL 21 15:02 ET

(CNN) — The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics and the opening weekend will feature competition in men’s gymnastics, women’s soccer, swimming, tennis, and more.

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Here’s how to watch the games in the US (the games will also be broadcast on KSL TV.)

5 events to watch

Tennis: Serbian player Novak Djokovic is in the running for a Calendar Golden Slam (all four Grand Slams plus an Olympic title.) He played against Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien on Day 1 of the Olympic singles tournament. Start time is 4th match on Center Court. Stream links for a specific court or a specific match are on the Olympics tennis schedule page.

RELATED: How to watch every single event at the Tokyo Olympics

NBC will broadcast the event live, with a rebroadcast at 7:30 P.M. EST.

Every single event can be streamed live on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app.

Men’s gymnastics: Men’s qualifying is on Saturday. Athletes have been split into three different subdivisions, and US gymnasts Brody Malone, Sam Mikulak, Yul Moldauer, Shane Wiskus, and Alec Yoder are in the third and final group, which kicks off at 6:30 am EST.

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Subdivision 1 starts at 9 p.m. EST, subdivision 2 starts at 1:30 a.m. EST and all can also be live streamed.

Women’s soccer: The US Women’s National Team will play New Zealand at 7:30 am EST on Saturday. It will air on NBC and live stream.

Women’s basketball: The United States vs. France will start at 4:55 am EST.

Swimming: Both women’s and men’s competitions take place throughout the weekend. Look for butterfly heats, freestyle heats, freestyle relay heats, and breaststroke heats.

See the full Olympic schedule here.

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