What to watch today at the Olympics, Aug. 5: Schedule and live stream info

The USWNT at the 2021 Olympics. (Syndication: USA TODAY)
The USWNT at the 2021 Olympics. (Syndication: USA TODAY) /

What to watch today at the Olympics, Aug. 5.

The 2021 Olympics may be nearing their end, but they’re definitely not slowing down. There are still a slew of medals to give out as athletes compete for the ultimate glory.

What’s on tap for Thursday, Aug. 5?

Here’s everything to keep an eye out for:

What to watch for and how on Aug. 5 at the 2021 Olympics

  • Baseball: South Korea vs. USA semifinal game
  • Basketball: France vs. Slovenia semifinal game
  • Beach volleyball: Women’s Gold Medal Match, women’s Bronze Medal Match, men’s semifinal matches
  • Boxing: Heavyweight Gold Medal bout (men’s), middleweight semifinal bouts (women’s), lightweight semifinal bouts (men’s)
  • Canoe/Kayak: Kayak four 500m heats and qualifiers, canoe single 1000m (men’s), canoe double 500m (women’s)
  • Cycling: Track finals, women’s madison final, men’s sprint semifinals and final, women’s sprint qualifying and R1 w/ repechage
  • Diving: Men’s 10m platform prelim
  • Field hockey: Australia vs. Belgium Gold Medal Game (men’s), Women’s Bronze Medal Game
  • Golf: Round 3 of the women’s tournament
  • Handball: France vs. Egypt semifinal (men’s), Spain vs. Denmark semifinal (men’s)
  • Karate: Women’s kata, men’s kumite 67kg, women’s kumite 55kg, men’s kata, women’s kumite 61kg
  • Modern pentathlon: Women’s swimming, fencing bonus round and riding show jumping
  • Skateboarding: Men’s park final
  • Soccer: Australia vs. USA Bronze Medal Match (women’s), Sweden vs. Canada Gold Medal Match (women’s)
  • Sport climbing: Men’s combined final
  • Table tennis: Women’s team Gold Medal Match, men’s team Bronze Medal Match
  • Track and field: men’s 20km and 50km walk race, women’s pole vault final, men’s 400m final, women’s heptathlon 800m, men’s decathlon 1500m and javelin throw, women’s 4×400 Round 1, men’s 1500m semifinals,
  • Volleyball: France vs. Argentina semifinal match (men’s), Women’s semifinal
  • Water polo: Semifinal and classification matches (men’s and women’s)
  • Wrestling: Round of 16 and quarterfinal matches in men’s freestyle (74kg, 125kg) and women’s freestyle (53kg), plus repechage matches in three other divisions; finals for men’s freestyle (57kg, 86kg) and women’s freestyle (57kg)

All of the events at the 2021 Olympics will be available to watch on the NBC family of channels

How can I live stream or watch the 2021 Olympics on my television?

Peruse the full television schedule from NBC, including channel listings for your local area. Lives streams for events are available to watch on Peacock or Fubo.TV.

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