Highlights on the agenda for the Tokyo Olympics

Highlights on the agenda for the Tokyo Olympics

Friday (23)

The opening ceremony of the Olympics will take place from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. Like other events, there will be no local or foreign spectators.

Brazil’s men’s handball will start at 9 pm against Norway. An hour later, the country makes its debut in beach volleyball with Alison and lvaro. At 23:00, it’s Agatha and Duda’s turn to step onto the sand.

Men’s volleyball against Tunisia opens at 23:05. With three gold medals, including the 2016 edition in Rio de Janeiro, the team dreams of a final on 7 August.

The artistic gymnastics competition starts at 10 pm with the men. The medals will be distributed on the 26th. Simone Biles of the United States is a great candidate for the star of the Olympics.

Taekwondo’s first qualifying fight will be held at 10 pm. The distribution of medals begins at 8:30 pm in Brasilia, the Japanese, who will keep their categories in action until the 27th.

Knockout matches in boxing will begin at 11 pm, which will be repeated for eight days. The medal fights will take place from August 2 to 8.

From 11 pm onwards, Judo will offer doubles matches for eight days. Athletes from different categories, 13 Brazilians will fight for podium places until 31 July.

Tennis singles and doubles will enter the courts from 11 pm onwards. The champions will come out at the end of the month, between July 30 and August 1. Without Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, who dropped out, the focus should be on Japan’s Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic and two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray.

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Saturday (24)

The sailing race begins at midnight and runs through eight categories until 4 August. With two Olympic golds, Robert Scheidt is again one of the favorites.

Cuban boxer Julio Cesar La Cruz is one of the highlights of boxing in the heavyweight division, which begins at 2:12 a.m. Boxing continues until the last day of competitions on 8 August.

For the second round of women’s football, Brazil will take on the Netherlands at 8 am.

The first shot of the swim qualifying heats takes place at 7:02 am. 26 Brazilians will jump into the water, who knows, celebrating a medal-earning victory over the next eight days.

Surfing should start at 7 pm at the Olympics. If the Sea of ​​Tsurigasaki cooperates. Batteries can last until the 28th or can be extended until early August if necessary.

Another sport in its Olympic debut, street skateboarding begins at 9 p.m. and as the night enters, it already awards its medals. Men first, with Nyja Huston from the United States as the favourite. The next day, it may be Brazilian Pamela Rosa’s turn to confirm her bias.

Brazilian women’s handball begins its trajectory against the Russians at 9 p.m.

With no men’s or women’s team classified, Brazil only sees the best basketball at the Olympics at 10 p.m. The modalities will be decided on August 7 and 8.

Besides Simone Biles, a favorite among her equipment, women’s artistic gymnastics presents Brazilians Flavia Saraiva and Rebecca Andrade at 10:00.

Sunday (25)

For the second round of men’s football, the Brazilian team will face Ivory Coast at 5:30 am.

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The Brazil women’s volleyball team will take on South Korea in their first game at 9:45 am. The two-time Olympic champion women want to fight for the medal again.

Despite the loss in preparation, men’s basketball in the United States once again enters the courtroom as the sport’s main spectacle at sports. The champion of the last three editions, takes on France at 9 a.m.

Brazilian men’s handball plays its second game against the French at 9 p.m.

Monday (26)

The men’s artistic gymnastics team final begins at 7 a.m.

For the second round of the group stage, Brazil’s men’s volleyball takes on Argentina at 9:45 am.

Women’s handball in Brazil is in the second game, at 11 p.m., as its opponent in Hungary.

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