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Posted: August 17, 2016

2016 Summer Olympics: Here's the schedule of events for Wednesday

Canada's Christabel Nettey makes an attempt in the women's long jump qualification during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Canada's Christabel Nettey makes an attempt in the women's long jump qualification during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

By Debbie Lord

Cox Media Group National Content Desk

It was heartbreak for Women’s Beach Volleyball at the Rio Olympics Tuesday when favorites Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross lost to the Brazilian home team. It was Walsh-Jennings first loss of her Olympic career.

Today, again, the biggest viewing crowd is expected for Usain Bolt’s run in a semifinal in the men's 200-meter sprint. The Jamaican took the 100-meter sprint with what looked like ease on Sunday night, allowing him to hold on to the title of “World’s Fastest Man.”

Bolt has said that the 200-meter sprint is his favorite race.

Look for diving, track and field and volleyball in the primetime coverage on NBC tonight. 

Here’s a look at some of the events set for Wednesday.

Channels

The Summer Games are being broadcast on NBC, Telemundo, Bravo, CNBC,MSNBC, NBC Sports Network, the Golf Channel, NBC Universo and USA Network. That’s just for TV. The rest of the coverage is digital. Check here for the TV schedule.

Live streams

Streams will be available on NBCOlympics.com as well as via the NBC Olympics app. Look for the app on iPhones and iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows phone, Roku streaming boxes, sticks and TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV sticks, the new Apple TV via the device’s app store, and Chromecast via the NBC Sports iOS or Android app.

Telemundo will stream Spanish-language commentary through its website as well as its Telemundo Desportes apps on Android and on iOS. Again, you’ll be asked for your pay TV account login info.

Wednesday's schedule (all times are ET) 

9 a.m.: Equestrian

9 a.m.: Wrestling

9 a.m.: Volleyball

10 a.m.: Table Tennis

Noon: Sailing

1 p.m.: Boxing

2 p.m.: Taekwondo

3 p.m.: Men’s wrestling

3:30 p.m.: Mens Boxing finals

4 p.m. Women’s wrestling

5:45 p.m.: Basketball

 7 p.m. to midnight: Track and field; beach volleyball; women’s taekwondo 


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