Olympics Friday: Here's what we're watching
The Canadian men’s 4x100-metre sprint relay team will begin their quest for the podium today as Round 1 of racing gets underway at 2:45 p.m., the final is on Saturday at 4 p.m. (all times Eastern)
Canada's Richard Weinberger is swimming in the men's 10k open water marathon with a good chance at a podium finish starting at 7 a.m.
Hugues Fournel and Ryan Cochrane embark on the first two legs Friday of the K-2 200-metre kayak sprint — a new event in the Games — at 5:33 a.m. and 6:44 a.m. Finals go Saturday at 5:41 a.m.
Canada goes for a medal in the synchronized swimming team final today at 10 a.m.
Semi-finals in men's basketball are played today, with Spain-Russia at noon, followed by Argentina-U.S. at 4 p.m.
In taekwondo, Karine Sergerie begins the preliminary round in women's 67-kilogram at 7:30 a.m. with the bronze medal match at 3 p.m. followed by the gold medal match at 4:15 p.m. In men's 80-kilogram, Sebastien Michaud was eliminated in the preliminary round this morning.
In wrestling, David Tremblay goes for the podium in the men's 55-kilogram freestyle starting at 8:30 a.m. with the bronze medal match at 12:45 p.m followed by the gold medal match at 2 p.m. In men's 74-kilogram freestyle, Matthew Gentry has his first match at 8:40 a.m. with the bronze medal match at 12:54 p.m. and the gold medal match at 2:50 p.m.