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What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 14

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Freestyle wrestling action continues in Rio on Day 14 with another top wrestler from the United States in action.  Defending Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs wrestles in Rio with hopes of becoming a legend in his sport.


Also, the semifinals in men's basketball tip off, and most expect Team USA to be leading the way into the final game for a third-straight Olympics.


Catch the final for the men's and women's BMX competition where anything can happen in a race that takes less than a minute to complete. It starts with a hellish drop-in where riders furiously pedal through repeated jumps, 180-degree banking turns and finally across the finish line with muscles screaming.


In two events not to be missed in track and field, the men's and women's 4x100m relays are run in Rio. In 2012, the U.S. women set a world record and just might have the team to do it again in Rio. On the men's side, Jamaica, led by Usain Bolt, looks to continue its dominance for a third Olympic Games in a row.


And let us not forget on Day 14, the women's Olympic soccer competition concludes with bronze and gold medal matches.  Can Team USA make it four golds in a row in Rio?


For a full rundown of the action in Rio check out the NBCOlympics.com streaming schedule.  Watch all of the events of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games live on NBCOlympics.com, the NBC Sports app, and on connected set-top boxes.


Basketball


Men’s Basketball: Semifinals

10:02 am ET – Game 1 – Teams TBD – STREAM LIVE

 2:30 pm ET – Game 2 – Teams TBD – STREAM LIVE


The men's basketball semifinals feature two games on Day 14 with the first game starting at 10:02 am ET and the second at 2:30 pm ET.



 




Cycling


2:00 pm ET
Men's and Women's BMX: Semifinals and finals
STREAM LIVE


The rules for BMX are simple, fastest rider to the finish wins, one lap for gold, silver and bronze.  For the women, reigning Olympic and world champion Mariana Pajón of Colombia comes to Rio as the favorite, with the top BMXer for the U.S., Alise Post, hoping to right her unfortunate semifinal race from the London Olympics where a crash knocked her out of the competition. On the men's side, Joris Daudet of France returns for his second Olympic Games after winning the 2016 World Championship in May.  He'll be chased by American riders Nic Long, Corben Sharrah, and Connor Fields.



Diving


3:00 pm ET
Men’s Diving: 10m platform preliminary
STREAM LIVE


Team USA’s David Boudia looks to defend his 2012 Olympic title in 10m platform diving, but to do it he’ll need to fend off three-time world champion Qiu Bo of China, who dropped to silver behind Boudia in London.  Steele Johnson, Boudia’s synchronized 10m platform partner, also enters the competition for the U.S. in his first Olympic Games.



Field Hockey


4:00 pm ET
Women’s Field Hockey: Gold Medal Game – Teams TBD
STREAM LIVE



Golf


6:30 am ET
Women’s Golf: Round 3
STREAM LIVE



Soccer


Women’s Soccer: Medal Matches

12:00 pm ET – Bronze Medal Match – Teams TBD – STREAM LIVE

4:30 pm ET – Gold Medal Match – Teams TBD – STREAM LIVE


The women's soccer medal matches are played on Day 14 in Rio. The Bronze Medal Match is scheduled to be played at 12:00 pm ET followed by the Gold Medal Match at 4:30 pm ET.



 




Taekwondo


8:00 am ET
Men’s Taekwondo: -80kg Round of 16
STREAM LIVE


7:00 pm ET
Men’s Taekwondo: -80kg medal matches
STREAM LIVE


Competing in his fifth Olympic games, Steven Lopez will get another shot at the title at 37, 16 years after winning his first Olympic gold medal in Sydney.  Lopez, the most decorated taekwondo athlete in the sport, also won Olympic gold in Athens in ’04 and added a bronze to his collection in Beijing in ’08.



 




Track and Field


7:10 pm ET
Day 14 Evening Session
STREAM LIVE


Women’s pole vault final

Women’s 4x100m relay final

Men’s 4x100m relay final


U.S. pole vaulter Jenn Suhr looks to make it two Olympic gold medals in a row in Rio.  Also, see if the U.S. women burn up the track like they did in London in the 4x100m relay when they set the world record on their way to gold.  For the men, the 4x100m relay could be Usain Bolt’s last Olympic race ever.



Volleyball


Men's Volleyball: Semifinals

12:00p – Game 1 – Teams TBD – STREAM LIVE

 9:15p – Game 2 – Teams TBD – STREAM LIVE


The men's volleyball semifinals feature two games on Day 14 with the first game starting at 12:00 pm ET and the second at 9:15 pm ET.



 




Water Polo


2:30 pm ET
Women’s Water Polo: Gold Medal Match – Teams TBD
STREAM LIVE



Wrestling


9:00 am ET
Men's Freestyle Wrestling: 74kg qualifying and eliminations
STREAM LIVEMat A | Mat B | Mat C


5:00 pm ET
Men's Freestyle Wrestling: 74kg Repechages, Bronze, Gold Medal Matches
STREAM LIVE


Jordan Burroughs, Team USA’s defending Olympic and three-time world champion comes to Rio wanting to build a legacy as the greatest freestyle wrestler of all time.





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