19th Aug 2016 Olympics schedule

Olympic 2016 - Aug 19

Water Polo: Women's final. The U.S. finally took gold in 2012 after silver in 2000, bronze in 2004 and silver in 2008. The Americans captured the 2014 FINA World Cup, led by FINA Player of the Year Maggie Steffens.

Wrestling (6 p.m.): Men's 74kg freestyle medal matches. American Jordan Burroughs won gold in 2012 and the World Championship in 2013 but, in 2014, lost for the first time since 2009 and settled for bronze at Worlds with an injury. Only two U.S. wrestlers have won gold medals in consecutive Olympics.

Soccer (7:30 p.m.): Women's final. The U.S. won gold at four of five Olympic tournaments since the introduction of women's soccer in Atlanta 1996. The semifinals were most memorable in 2012, when the U.S. outlasted Canada 4-3 in extra time.

Track and Field (10 p.m.): Bolt expects the 4x100m final (9:35) to be the last race of his Olympic career. His goal in Rio is sweep the 100m, 200m and 4x100m, which he did in 2008 and 2012. The women's 4x100m (9:15) could be closer. The U.S. topped Jamaica at the London Games, but Jamaica returned the favor at the 2013 Worlds. Brazil's best shot at a track and field medal may come with 2011 World champion Fabiana Murer in the pole vault (7:30). The last two Olympic champions � Jenn Suhr and Yelena Isinbayeva � may also be in the field.






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