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The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will begin on Friday, Aug. 5 and will end on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Here is a schedule of the major events planned for this summer, by day. All events will be broadcast in the United States across the NBC family of networks.

Friday, Aug. 5 -Opening Ceremony

Saturday, Aug. 6 - Gymnastics (men's qualification), Swimming


Sunday, Aug. 7 - Gymnastics (women's qualification), Swimming (men's 4x100m freestyle relay)

Monday, Aug. 8 - Gymnastics (men's team final), Fencing (women's saber medal rounds), Rugby (women's medal matches), Swimming (men's 100m backstroke)

Tuesday, Aug. 9 - Gymnastics (women's team final), Swimming (women's 200m free final)

Wednesday, Aug. 10 - Gymnastics (men's all-around final), Swimming (men's 100m free final)

Thursday, Aug. 11 - Judo (women's 78kgmedal rounds), Gymnastics (women's all-around final), Rugby (men's medal matches), Swimming (200m back, 200m IM finals)

Friday, Aug. 12 - Shooting (women's skeet), Swimming (100m butterfly final)

Saturday, Aug. 13 - Tennis (women's singles medal matches), Rowing (women's eight), track and field (women's 100m final), Swimming (women's 50m free, men's 1500m free, men's and women's medley relays)

Sunday, Aug. 14 - Tennis (men's single final), Golf (men's final round), Gymnastics (apparatus finals), Track and Field (men's 100m final)

Monday, Aug. 15 - Gymnastics (men's apparatus finals), Track and Field (men's 800m final, women's 400m final)

Tuesday, Aug. 16 - Gymnastics (women's artistic gymnastics), Track and Field (women's 1500m, 110m hurdles)

Wednesday, Aug. 17 - Track and Field (women's long jump, 200m), Beach Volleyball (women's medal matches)

Thursday, Aug. 18 - Track and Field (men's 200m final, decathlon 1500m), Beach Volleyball (men's medal matches)

Friday, Aug. 19 - Water polo (women's final), Wrestling (men's 74g freestyle medal matches), Soccer (women's final), Track and Field (men's4x100m final, women's 4x100m final)

Saturday, Aug. 20 - Golf (women's final round), Triathlon (women's race), Basketball (women's final), Diving (men's platform final), Soccer (men's final), Track and Field (men's 4x400 relays, women's 4x400 relays, men's 1500m, women's 800m), Volleyball (women's final)

Sunday, Aug. 21 - Track and Field (men's Marathon), Volleyball (men's final), Boxing (women's middleweight final), Basketball (men's final), Closing Ceremony

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