Which Olympic Events Are Live on TV Saturday? Schedule, TV Channels for July 24
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Betting on the Olympics in Toyko is going to be a challenge because of the 13-hour time difference from Eastern Time in the United States. Even though Olympic action will be on TV all day, much of it will be tape delayed. So we already have the results and it’s not bet-able.
So which events are live on Saturday? There’s a big break in live action in the middle of the night in Toyko, which is much of the daytime in the United States.
The biggest live events in primetime on Saturday are swimming, beach volleyball, softball (USA vs. Australia) and the early stages of men’s and women’s tennis.
You may see some duplicate channels below because NBC will move in and out of coverage on certain events where there are big breaks in action, like swimming.
Overnight into Sunday, we’ll get plenty of men’s soccer action, Team USA men’s basketball in action vs. France and plenty more.
Saturday, July 24 Olympic Schedule
|Sport||Event||Time (ET) | TV|
|Tennis||Men’s/Women’s singles/doubles||2 a.m. | Olympic Channel|
|Women’s Water Polo||U.S. vs. Japan||2 a.m. | NBCSN|
|Softball||U.S. vs. Mexico||2 a.m. | NBCSN|
|Archery||Mixed Team Final||2 a.m. | NBCSN|
|Women’s Soccer||Sweden vs. Australia||2 a.m. | NBCSN|
|Cycling||Men’s Road Race||2 a.m. | USA|
|Beach Volleyball||Women’s Qualifying||2 a.m. | USA|
|Swimming||Qualifying||2 a.m. | USA|
|Beach Volleyball||Men’s Qualifying||2 a.m. | USA|
|Basketball||Men’s 3×3||2 a.m. | USA|
|Men’s Gymnastics||Qualifying||6 a.m. | Peacock|
|Men’s Volleyball||U.S. vs. France||6 a.m. | Peacock|
|Women’s Soccer||U.S. vs. New Zealand||7:30 a.m. | NBCSN|
|Men’s Volleyball||U.S. vs. France||9 a.m. | NBC|
|Beach Volleyball||Women’s Qualifying||8 p.m. | NBC|
|Swimming||Finals||8 p.m. | NBC|
|Skateboarding||Men’s Street Final||8 p.m. | USA|
|Cycling||Women’s Road Race||8 p.m. | USA|
|Softball||U.S. vs. Australia||8 p.m. | CNBC|
|Tennis||Men’s/Women’s singles/doubles||10 p.m. | Olympic|
|Skateboarding||Men’s Street Qualifying||11:30 p.m. | NBC|
|Men’s Water Polo||U.S. vs. Japan||1 a.m. | CNBC|
Saturday Key Events
Swimming (8 p.m. ET)
There are four key swimming events on Saturday that start at 8 p.m. ET.
- Men’s 400m Individual Medley
- Men’s 400m Freestyle
- Women’s 400m Individual Medley
- Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay
Beach Volleyball (8 p.m. ET)
Alix Klineman and April Ross will be in action for the United States against China in women’s beach volleyball prelims on Saturday.
The Americans are a -2000 favorite, meaning a $200 bet would pay $10.
Softball (8 p.m. ET)
The United States is a massive favorite over Australia in softball on Saturday night at -3300. A $330 bet on the U.S. pays just $10.
Men’s & Tennis (10 p.m. ET)
Tennis at the Olympics has a 64-player draw, so there will be plenty of action throughout the next few weeks.
A handful of first-round matches have already been completed, with more beginning at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s tournaments will run simultaneously on Saturday.