On Day 7, Michael Phelps swims the 100-meter butterfly, the final individual event of his remarkable Olympic career. Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky, 15, is in the women’s 800 freestyle final. The U.S. women’s soccer team faces New Zealand in the quarterfinals, and several big names compete in the tennis semifinals at Wimbledon. Track and field events also begin.

What else should you be watching? Consult today’s viewer guide here.

Miss anything? Read past live blogs: Opening Ceremonies | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6



10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Track and field – qualifying heats include the women’s 400-meter dash (10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.)
Rowing – gold medal finals in men’s pair, single and quadruple sculls and women’s double sculls (10:30 a.m., 3:45 p.m.)
Swimming – qualifying heats include men’s and women’s 4×100 medley relays, men’s 1,500-meter freestyle and women’s 50-meter freestyle (10:45 a.m., 2 p.m.)
Beach volleyball – two round-of-16 elimination matches (Live, noon)
Women’s water polo – United States vs. China (live, 2:30 p.m.)
Track and field – women’s 10,000-meter gold medal final (live, 4:25 p.m.)
8 p.m. – midnight
Swimming – gold medal finals include Michael Phelps in the men’s 100-meter butterfly, men’s 50-meter freestyle, women’s 200-meter backstroke and Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky in the women’s 800-meter freestyle
Track and field – opening night of competition includes the men’s shot put gold medal final
Women’s diving – springboard qualifying
Women’s volleyball – United States vs. Serbia
Men’s trampoline – gold medal final
12:35 a.m. – 1:35 a.m.
Track and field – women’s discus qualifying and Day 1 of the heptathlon
Cycling – track gold medal finals

NBC Sports Network

4 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Women’s beach volleyball – round-of-16 elimination matches (live, 4 a.m., 6:30 a.m.)
Women’s volleyball – Brazil vs. China (live, 5 a.m.)
Women’s soccer – Sweden vs. France (live, 7 a.m.)
Men’s shooting – 50-meter prone rifle gold medal final (9 a.m.)
Women’s soccer – United States vs. New Zealand (live, 9:30 a.m.)
Men’s archery – individual gold medal final (11:15 a.m.)
Women’s soccer – Brazil vs. Japan (live, noon)
Men’s shooting – 25-meter rapid fire pistol gold medal final (1:45 p.m.)
Men’s boxing – flyweight and welterweight round-of-16 elimination bouts (2 p.m., 4:15 p.m.)
Women’s soccer – Britain vs. Canada (2:30 p.m.)
Women’s basketball – United States vs. Czech Republic (live, 5 p.m.)


9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Men’s gymnastics – trampoline qualifications (live, 9 a.m.), final (10 a.m.)
Women’s water polo – Russia vs. Australia (live, 10:30 a.m.), Spain vs. Hungary (11:30 a.m.)
Equestrian – team dressage qualifying (12:30 p.m.)
Women’s badminton – a singles semifinal (1:30 p.m.)
Women’s weightlifting – 75-kg gold medal final (2 p.m.)
Men’s badminton – a singles semifinal (2:30 p.m.)
Men’s weightlifting – 85-kg gold medal final (live, 3 p.m.)
Badminton – mixed doubles gold medal final (3:45 p.m.)
Women’s handball – Denmark vs. Norway (live, 4:15 p.m.)


5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s boxing – flyweight and welterweight round-of-16 elimination bouts


7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tennis – Men’s and women’s singles and doubles semifinals, mixed doubles quarterfinals (live)

NBC Olympic Basketball Channel

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Women’s basketball:
Angola vs. Croatia (live, 4 a.m.)
Russia vs. Australia (live, 6:15 a.m.)
Brazil vs. Canada (live, 9:30 a.m., replay, 1:30 p.m.)
Turkey vs. China (live, 11:45 a.m.)
France vs. Britain (live, 3 p.m.)
United States vs. Czech Republic (live, 5:15 p.m.)


9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Packaged Spanish-language coverage includes swimming, track and field, volleyball, tennis and boxing.