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Tokyo Olympics routine: Cherry and Norman face off in 400-meter remaining on Day 13 | WIVT

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TOKYO (AP) — The action on Working day 13 of the Tokyo Video games will element track and area, with medals in the men’s 400-meter last, the men’s and women’s 4×100 relays and the women’s 400 meters.

The women’s seaside volleyball ultimate will be stay throughout NBC’s primetime coverage, while the U.S. women’s soccer group attempts to salvage its Olympic tournament in the bronze medal match. The U.S. men’s basketball crew is one recreation away from its 16th Olympic men’s basketball gold medal with a semifinal matchup against Australia.

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Monitor & field

American monitor stars Michael Cherry and Michael Norman will be chasing medals in the men’s 400-meter ultimate to be aired stay Thursday in NBC’s primetime protection.

Cherry is a two-time entire world championship medalist and Norman is amid the best a few in the planet.

But the stacked field consists of Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas, a place that has never ever received gold in an unique Olympic observe celebration. The reigning entire world winner is the favourite.

Michael Norman, of United States, competes in a heat in the men’s 400-meter run at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Though reigning Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk is out, there is one more former winner in the industry — Kirani James of Grenada, who received at the 2012 London Games.

The sleeper is Anthony Jose Zambrano, who could turn into the to start with Colombian male to acquire a monitor and discipline medal at the Olympics.

And, there’s a little background to consider: The Us residents have in no way absent three straight Olympics without profitable gold in the 400. Staff United states of america unsuccessful to acquire in 2012 and ’16.

“I’m just ready to have a breakthrough and with any luck , that breakthrough is on Thursday,” Norman stated.

The relaxation of NBC’s primetime protection consists of the women’s seashore volleyball remaining, and encore shows of the women’s system diving closing and men’s skateboarding park ultimate.

Men’s basketball

The U.S. looks to shift 1 win away from its 16th Olympic men’s basketball gold medal when it takes on Australia. The American men have never ever missing to the Australians in a major competition, heading 15- in such conferences.

Australia has by now defeated the U.S. men’s basketball crew when this summer season, in an exhibition at Las Vegas in advance of the Tokyo Games. The Boomers would clinch their initial major intercontinental men’s medal — from Olympics or Globe Cup competitiveness — with a win. They are -10 all time in people competitions when participating in to protected a medal.

Slovenia’s Luka Doncic (77) grabs a rebound ahead of Germany’s Danilo Barthel (22) all through a men’s basketball quarterfinal spherical sport at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, Pool)

It’s also a matchup that will have U.S. mentor Gregg Popovich and Australia issue guard Patty Mills opposing a person an additional. Mills was the last remaining member of the 2014 NBA winner Spurs — coached by Popovich — to perform in San Antonio. Mills made a decision previously this 7 days to leave the Spurs as a no cost agent and indication with the Brooklyn Nets. That activity will stream dwell on Peacock at 12:15 a.m. EDT and will re-air on NBC for the duration of its afternoon coverage and on NBCSN in primetime.

In the other semifinal, Slovenia’s Olympic basketball debut is previously a smashing achievement at the rear of Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic. He’s been the ideal player in the tournament and has flirted with triple-doubles in every of his previous two games.

Now Doncic will get a opportunity to acquire his small country to the gold medal match in Saitama. All that stands in Slovenia’s way is France, which knocked off the U.S. to open the Tokyo Video games.

Doncic is a ideal 17- when participating in for his national workforce. That recreation is dwell at 7 a.m. on NBC Sports Community.

Women’s soccer

The scheduling for women’s soccer was evidently manufactured for the U.S. women’s staff to participate in live for the gold medal — but the Americans did not advance out of the semifinals. So it will be Canada facing Sweden in a primetime medal match that was moved to United states of america Network with a 10 p.m. start out.

It will be an early wakeup contact to watch the Us residents in the bronze medal match in opposition to Australia. The Matildas reached the medal round for the first time at any time at an Olympics and desperately want to go away Kashima with the bronze.

The People are hoping to salvage a disappointing event, which provided a scoreless draw versus Australia in the remaining match of the team stage. Australia was also the only group to rating on the Swedes, who participate in Canada for the gold.

The United States is the leading-ranked group in the globe and the defending Planet Cup champions, but goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher injured her ideal knee and won’t be obtainable for the final match. Adrianna Franch will get the begin in a match airing dwell at 4 a.m. on United states Community with an encore during primetime on NBC Sporting activities Network.

Water polo

The U.S. women’s water polo crew stays in the hunt for its 3rd consecutive gold medal and faces the Russian Olympic Committee in the semifinals.

The Americans are 21-1 this year, with their lone reduction coming towards Hungary very last week.

United States’ Margaret Steffens reaches for the ball in the course of a preliminary spherical women’s water polo match versus South Africa at the 2020 Summer months Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photograph/Mark Humphrey)

The men’s groups from Britain (1908-1920) and Hungary (2000-2008) are the only countries to earn at the very least 3 straight water polo titles at the Olympics. The recreation is dwell at 2 a.m. on CNBC with replays in the course of NBC’s afternoon protection and in primetime on NBC Sports activities Community.


It is the very last opportunity to catch wildly common skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics with the men’s park last.

The structure is taken from the design and style of skateboarding that originated in Venice Beach, California, and options steeper edges of bowls and ramps. That permits better velocity gains in shorter occasions — and possibly a lot of magnificent moves.

Heimana Reynolds of the United States usually takes section in a men’s park skateboarding exercise session at the 2020 Summertime Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Picture/Ben Curtis)

Heimana Reynolds from Hawaii represents the People in america in the opposition that will air in coverage that begins at 2 a.m. on NBC Sporting activities Network and then proven once more on NBC in primetime coverage.

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