The essential Olympic Games planner for Rio 2016

From Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill to Nicola Adams and Usain Bolt, heres our guide on how to follow all of Team GBs contenders and the big names in every event on every day of the Games all times are in BST

Day -2 (Wed 3 Aug)

Two days before the opening ceremony, the womens football begins starting early to make space for all the group games. So, officially, Sweden v South Africa is Rios curtain-raiser, at 5pm in the Joo Havelange Olympic Stadium. That is followed on the same pitch by the hosts Brazil versus China. There is no British interest London 2012 was a Team GB football one-off.

Day -1 (Thu 4 August)

More football, as the mens competition gets under way, starting with Iraq v Denmark in Brasilia the warm-up act before the hosts take on South Africa at 8pm in the same venue. Neymar features for Brazil, who really need a result in this tournament to help them get over 2014s 7-1 World Cup humiliation to Germany.

Day 0 (Fri 5 August)

The opening ceremony, in Rios rebuilt Maracan. Four years after Danny Boyles London show wowed billions, Brazil has its chance to play up the positives. Director Fernando Meirelles reportedly has a tenth of Boyles 31m budget amid heavy spending cuts, but organisers are billing the show as the biggest ever display of not just Brazilian culture but world culture. Seats cost between 45 and 1,000. One twist to enjoy: the traditional interminable flag parade is in alphabetical order according to nations names in Portuguese, with Team GB 76th out. Youll need to stay up late to make it that far, though: proceedings begin at midnight.

Day 1 (Sat 6 August)

And, officially, it begins. Twelve golds are available the first in the womens 10m air rifle at 2.30pm. Elsewhere, Chris Froome is among the favourites in the mens road race (1.30pm); theres an Olympic debut for rugby sevens, with Britains women facing Brazil at 4pm and Japan at 9pm; and in the mens 400m freestyle at the Aquatics Stadium, keep an eye on 20-year-old Bury swimmer James Guy up against favourite Sun Yang of China. Other British interest includes Ashley McKenzie in the -60kg judo from 2pm, the mens hockey team playing Belgium from 4.30pm, and the women playing Australia in the early hours, from 12.30am. Theres also some Copacabana beach volleyball to enjoy from 2pm.


Archery 9.07pm Mens team event; Cycling (road) 1.30pm Mens road race; Fencing 9.45pm Womens pe individual; Judo 9pm Womens -48kg, 9.20pm Mens -60kg; Shooting 2.30pm Womens 10m air rifle, 7.30pm Mens 10m air pistol; Swimming 2.03am Mens 400m individual medley; 2.30am Mens 400m freestyle; 2.49am Womens 400m individual medley; 3.24am womens 4x100m freestyle relay; Weightlifting 11pm Womens 48kg

Day 2 (Sun 7 August)

As the womens gymnastics qualification begins, with Team GB in action from 6.30pm, there are 14 golds on offer elsewhere, and some big names in action in the pool. If youre up (very) late, Adam Peaty is in the mens 100m breaststroke (2.53am Monday); and the US teenager Katie Ledecky is expected to shine in the womens 400m freestyle at 3.01am. Others to watch out for: Lizzie Armitstead in the womens cycling road race from 4.15pm; the Commonwealth judo champion Colin Oates in action from 2pm; Team GBs mens hockey team play New Zealand at 9pm; GBs rugby sevens women face Canada at 4.30pm; and South Korea will (almost certainly) clean up in the womens archery again. Theyre chasing an eighth consecutive team title.


Archery 9.07pm Womens team event; Cycling (road) 4.15pm Womens road race; Diving 8pm Womens synchronised 3m springboard; Fencing 9.45pm Mens foil individual; Judo 9pm Womens -52kg; 9.20pm Mens -66kg; Shooting 3pm Womens 10m air pistol, 7.45pm Womens trap; Swimming 2.03am Womens 100m butterfly, 2.53am Mens 100m breaststroke, 3.01am Womens 400m freestyle, 3.54am Mens 4x100m freestyle relay; Weightlifting 7.30pm Womens 53kg, 11pm Mens 56kg

Day 3 (Mon 8 August)

Fourteen more golds, with the mens team gymnastics final from 8pm, and James Guy back in the pool for the mens 200m freestyle at 2.21am on Tuesday. He won the world title in Russia last year, but faces huge competition for Olympic gold here from London 2012 winner Yannick Agnel. Other events to watch out for include Tom Daley making his first appearance of the summer alongside Dan Goodfellow in the mens 10m synchro diving from 8pm; the first ever Olympic rugby sevens final the womens event at 11pm; and some familiar faces in the pool in the early hours, including Lithuanias 100m breaststroke hope Ruta Meilutyte, who starred at London 2012 aged 15, and another 2012 star, Missy Franklin, in the 200m freestyle heats.

Tom Daley will compete alonside Dan Goodfellow in the mens 10m synchro diving. Photograph: Stephen Pond/PA


Diving 8pm Mens 10m synchronised platform; Fencing 9.45pm Womens sabre individual; Gymnastics 8pm Mens artistic team; Judo 9pm Womens -57kg, 9.20pm Mens -73kg; Rugby Sevens 11pm Womens final; Shooting 4pm Mens 10m air rifle, 7.45pm Mens trap; Swimming 2.21am Mens 200m freestyle, 2.30am Womens 100m backstroke, 2.38am Mens 100m backstroke, 2.54am Womens 100m breaststroke; Weightlifting 7.30pm Womens 58kg, 11pm Mens 62kg

Day 4 (Tue 9 August)

Its Bert le Clos time. The father of South African swimmer Chad was one of the unlikely heroes in 2012 after being plucked out for an interview by Clare Balding he hopes to be in Rio despite ongoing cancer treatment. Chad will defend his 200m butterfly title in the early hours against Michael Phelps, who he beat in London. The days other big, better timed event is the womens team gymnastics final from 8pm with the United States, featuring 19-year-old star Simone Biles, the team to beat. Elsewhere, Brits in action include David Florence in the canoe slalom from 5.30pm, William Fox-Pitt in the showjumping from 2pm, and, in the pool, the mens 4x200m freestyle relay.


Canoeing 7.10pm Mens canoe single; Diving 8pm Womens synchronised 10m platform; Equestrian 2pm Eventing team jumping, 6pm Eventing individual jumping; Fencing 9.45pm Mens pe individual; Gymnastics 8pm Womens artistic team; Judo 8.30pm Womens -63kg, 9.20pm Mens -81kg; Shooting 8.15pm Womens 25m pistol; Swimming 2.19am Womens 200m freestyle; 2.28am Mens 200m butterfly, 3.29am Womens 200m individual medley, 3.38am Mens 4x200m freestyle relay; Weightlifting 7.30pm Womens 63kg, 11pm Mens 69kg

Day 5 (Wed 10 August)

Twenty gold medals up for grabs, with Britains Andrew Willis the big hope in the 200m breaststroke final at 2.03am on Thursday. Earlier events include road cyclings time trials starting at 12.30pm, with Chris Froome chasing gold, while from 2.10pm rowings first medals are handed out. Elsewhere, Britains 2014 world silver medallist Max Whitlock competes in the gymnastics from 8pm, going up against the dominant Japanese star Kohei Uchimura; the British weightlifter Rebekah Tiler competes in the 69kg category from 4.30pm; Britains men face New Zealand in the rugby sevens, also at 4.30pm; and world bronze medallists Jack Laugher and Chris Mears compete in the 3m synchro diving from 8pm. In the early evening, Britains women play world No2 side Argentina in the hockey, while at 12.30am, Britains mens team face Australia.


Canoeing 7.15pm Mens kayak; Cycling (road) 12.30pm Womens individual time trial; 2pm Mens individual time trial; Diving 8pm Mens synchronised 3m springboard; Fencing 12.15am Womens foil individual, 12.45pm Mens sabre individual; Gymnastics 8pm Mens individual all-around; Judo 9pm Womens -70kg, 9.20pm Mens -90kg; Rowing 2.10pm Mens quadruple sculls, 2.34pm Womens quadruple sculls. 3.50pm Womens lightweight double sculls, 4pm Mens lightweight double sculls, 4.30pm Womens pair; Shooting 4pm Mens 50m pistol, 7.45pm Mens double trap; Swimming 2.03am Mens 200m breaststroke, 2.54am Womens 200m butterfly, 3.03am Mens 100m freestyle, 3.55am Womens 4x200m freestyle relay; Table tennis 1.30am Womens singles; Weightlifting 7.30pm Womens 69kg, 11pm Mens 77kg

Day 6 (Thu 11 August)

All eyes on the velodrome from 8pm, and Team GB have plenty to live up to after 2012s triumphs. Finals include the mens team sprint at 10.21pm. At 8pm its the womens gymnastics all-round final athletes competing on the floor, vault, beam and uneven bars, with Simone Biles of the US expected to star. In the rowing, 40-year-old Katherine Grainger has a chance of becoming Britains most decorated female Olympian, competing for her fifth medal with Victoria Thornley in the double sculls from 12.40pm. Also keep an eye on Brit Natalie Powell in the womens -78kh judo from 2pm; the canoe finals from 6.15pm; and Britain versus Japan in the womens hockey at 12.30am. Also today, the first round of the mens much-depleted golf competition starts at 11.30am, and its another late night of medal action in the pool.


Archery 8.43pm Womens individual; Canoeing 6.15pm Mens canoe double, 7pm Womens kayak; Cycling (track) 10.21pm Mens team sprint; Fencing 10.30pm Womens pe team; Gymnastics 8pm Womens individual all-around; Judo 9pm Womens -78kg, 9.20pm Mens -100kg; Rowing 12.30pm Mens pair, 12.40am Womens double sculls, 12.50pm Mens double sculls, 1pm Mens lightweight four; Rugby Sevens 11pm Mens final; Shooting 4pm Womens 50m rifle; Swimming 2.17am Womens 200m breaststroke, 2.26am Mens 200m backstroke, 3.01am Mens 200m individual medley, 3.18am Womens 100m freestyle; Table tennis 1.30am Mens singles

Day 7 (Fri 12 August)

A bumper haul of 24 golds on offer. In the velodrome, the mens team pursuit starts at 10.20pm, while, earlier in the day, Rios Olympic Stadium hosts its first day of athletics: Jessica Ennis-Hill defending her heptathlon title from 1.35pm with the 100m hurdles, the high jump (2.50pm), shot put (12.35am Saturday) and 200m (2.05am). Jess Andrews, Beth Potter and Jo Pavey compete in the womens 10,000m final at 3.10pm. On the lake, Brits Helen Glover and Heather Stanning defend their pairs title from 1.30pm; Team GB and Germany are favourites to fight for the dressage team gold from 2pm; the first of the tennis finals begins at 4pm; Britain play Spain in the mens hockey at 9pm, and later, in the pool, Michael Phelps and Chad le Clos could face each other again in the mens 100m butterfly (2.12am).


Archery 8.43pm Mens individual; Athletics 3.10pm Womens 10,000m, 6.30pm Mens 20km walk; 2am Womens shot put; Cycling (track) 10pm Womens team sprint; 10.20pm Mens team pursuit; Equestrian 2pm Team dressage; Fencing 10.30pm Mens foil team; Gymnastics 7.42pm Womens trampoline; Judo 9pm Womens +78kg, 9.20pm Mens +100kg; Rowing 12.30pm Mens single sculls, 12.40pm Womens single sculls, 1.40pm Mens four, 1.52pm Womens lightweight double sculls, 2.04pm Mens lightweight double sculls, 2.24pm Womens pair; Shooting 3pm Mens 50m rifle prone, 7.45pm Womens skeet; Swimming 2.03am Womens 200m backstroke, 2.12am Mens 100m butterfly, 2.20am Womens 800m freestyle, 2.44am Mens 50m freestyle; Tennis 9.20pm Mens doubles; Weightlifting 7.30pm Womens 75kg, 11pm Mens 85kg

Day 8 (Sat 13 August)

Are we in for another Super Saturday the defining, passionate peak of 2012? Mo Farahs 10,000m starts at 1.25am Sunday, just after Greg Rutherford (left) in the long jump at 12.50am with Jessica Ennis-Hills heptathlon 800m finale at 2.53am. Other major events include the womens 100m at 2.35am, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce aiming for three straight Olympic titles, and Usain Bolts opening appearance in the mens 100m first round at 4pm. In the velodrome, the womens team pursuit starts at 8pm, with Canada among Team GBs strongest challengers, and the always much-discussed keirin features 2013 world champion Becky James. Elsewhere, rowings eights final starts at 3.04pm; Britains women face the US in the hockey at 10pm; the womens singles tennis final follows the bronze play-offs at 4pm; and Fran Halsall is in action in the womens 50m freestyle at 2.03am Sunday; and the swimming ends with the mens medley relay at 3.04am.

Mo Farah defends his Olympic 10,000m title on Saturday 12 August. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA


Athletics 2.50pm Mens discus, 12.50am Mens long jump, 1.25am Mens 10,000m, 2.35am Womens 100m; 2.53am Heptathlon (final event: 800m); Cycling (track) 8.53pm Womens team pursuit, 9.27pm Womens keirin; Fencing 10.15pm Womens team sabre; Gymnastics 7.42pm Mens trampoline; Rowing 2.32pm Mens single sculls, 2.44pm Womens single sculls, 3.04pm Womens eight, 3.24pm Mens eight; Shooting 4.30pm Mens 25m rapid-fire pistol, 7pm Mens skeet; Tennis 9.20pm Womens singles; Weightlifting 11pm Mens 94kg

Day 9 (Sun 14 August)

So, are you staying up for Usain Bolt versus Justin Gatlin? Bolt aims for his third 100m title in a row at 2.25am. The rest of day nines highlights include the mens golf final round, starting at 11am; Andy Murray defending his tennis title from 4pm; Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw could feature in the RS:X sailing finals from 5pm; Irelands Paddy Barnes will hope for a place in the mens light flyweight boxing final at 6.15pm; Louis Smith, who won bronze in Beijing and silver in London, competes on the pommel horse alongside team-mate Max Whitlock, who won gold at the 2015 world championships, from 7.29pm; and, in the velodrome, Britains Jason Kenny could feature in the mens sprint final from 9.04pm.


Athletics 1.30pm Womens marathon, 12.55am Womens triple jump, 2am Mens 400m, 2.25am Mens 100m; Boxing 6.15pm Mens light-flyweight; Cycling (track) 9.04pm Mens sprint; Diving 8pm Womens 3m springboard; Fencing 10.30pm Mens pe team; Golf 11am Mens individual stroke play (final day); Gymnastics 6pm Mens floor exercise, 6.46pm Womens vault, 7.33pm Mens pommel horse, 8.20pm Womens uneven bars; Sailing 5.05pm Mens RS:X, 6.05pm Womens RS:X; Shooting 5pm Mens 50m rifle three-position; Tennis 4pm Mens singles, 6.40pm Womens doubles, 9.20pm Mixed doubles;

Weightlifting 11pm Womens +75kg; Wrestling 9.30pm Mens Greco-Roman 59kg, 10.30pm Mens Greco-Roman 75kg

Day 10 (Mon 15 August)

Seventeen more golds on offer, with much of the focus on Mark Cavendish, who is still without an Olympic medal. He is due to compete in the six-event omnium, concluding with the points race at 9.23pm. And, in the early hours, Christine Ohuruogu (right) runs the womens 400m (2.45am), facing competition from Allyson Felix, Shaunae Miller and Caster Semenya. Earlier in the day, Keri-Anne Payne is in the 10km open-water swim from 1pm; Laura Trott should feature in the omniums elimination race from 10.17pm; Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro are favourites in the individual dressage from 2pm; and Nick Thompson and Alison Young are among those competing for sailing medals from 5.05pm. One of the stars will be Chinas Xu Lijia, defending her title in the laser radial class despite being partially sighted, having limited hearing and having had a tumour removed from her knee. Ive conquered quite a lot of difficulties, she says.


Athletics 2.40pm Womens hammer, 3.15pm Womens 3,000m steeplechase, 12.35am Mens pole vault, 2.25am Mens 800m, 2.45am Womens 400m; Boxing 11.15pm Mens heavyweight; Cycling (track) 9.23pm Mens omnium (final event: points race); Equestrian 2pm Individual grand prix: freestyle; Gymnastics 6pm Mens rings, 6.54pm Mens vault, 7.46pm Womens balance beam;

Sailing 5.05pm Womens Laser Radial, 6.05pm Mens Laser; Swimming 1pm Womens 10km;

Weightlifting 11pm Mens 105kg; Wrestling 9.30pm Mens Greco-Roman 85kg, 10.30pm Mens Greco-Roman 130kg

Day 11 (Tue 16 August)

The climax of the track cycling, with British contenders for each of the final three golds in the session starting at 8pm. The 2012 champion Laura Trott is tipped again for the womens omnium, which concludes at 9.05pm; her boyfriend Jason Kenny is among those to watch in the mens keirin, and Becky James and Katy Marchant (Jess Varnish famously missed out on selection for this event) are the ones to watch in the womens sprint. Its also the final day of the artistic gymnastics: again, keep an eye out for USAs Simone Biles in the floor event, which could also include Britains Claudia Fragapane. In the sailing (5.05pm) Giles Scott gets his chance to step out of Ben Ainslies shadow, having won all but two of his regattas in the past four years. In the stadium, Christian Taylor could well be the man of the day the defending triple jump champion, who jumped 8cm shy of Jonathan Edwardss world record in the 2015 World Championships, arrives in fine form.


Athletics 1.50pm Mens triple jump, 3.20pm Womens discus, 12.30am Mens high jump, 2.30am Womens 1500m, 2.45am Mens 110m hurdles; Boxing 11.15pm Mens lightweight; Canoeing 1pm Mens canoe single 1,000m, 1.16pm Womens kayak double 500m, 1.40pm Womens kayak single 200m, 2.04pm Mens kayak single 1,000m; Cycling (track) 9.05pm Womens omnium (final event: points race), 9.44pm Womens sprint, 10.14pm Mens keirin; Diving 10pm Mens 3m springboard; Gymnastics 6pm Mens parallel bars, 6.47pm Womens floor exercise, 7.34pm Mens horizontal bar;

Sailing 5.05pm Mens Finn, 6.05pm Mixed Nacra 17; Swimming 1pm Mens 10km; Synchronised swimming 6pm Duets free routine; Table tennis 11.30pm Womens team; Weightlifting 11pm Mens +105kg; Wrestling 9.30pm Mens Greco-Roman 66kg, 10.30pm Mens Greco-Roman 98kg

Day 12 (Wed 17 August)

The womens golf competition tees off at 11am, with Charley Hull and Catriona Matthew the British entrants. Later the 58-year-old Nick Skelton, who has competed at every Olympics since Barcelona in 1992, hopes to appear for Great Britain in the team showjumping final at 2pm. In the early hours of Thursday look for Shara Proctor in the womens long jump from 1.15am she is up against Brittney Reese, whose 7.31m in the US trials was a warning to her team-mate, the world champion Tianna Bartoletta. At 2.30am Team GB hopes to see Dina Asher-Smith, the European champion, in the womens 200m final, and world champion Dafne Schippers will be centre stage. If you are still awake at 4am look out for the womens beach volleyball final on the Copacabana. Kerri Walsh Jennings, three times Olympic champion, is back, this time teaming up with April Ross after Misty May-Treanors retirement.

Dina Asher-Smith runs for Team GB in the womens 200m, having won the European Championships earlier this year. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA


Athletics 3.50pm Mens 3,000m steeplechase, 1.15am Womens long jump, 2.30am Womens 200m, 2.55am Womens 100m hurdles; Badminton 4.30pm Mixed doubles; Beach volleyball 4am Womens final; Boxing 8.30pm Mens welterweight; Equestrian 2pm Team jumping; Sailing 5.05pm Womens 470, 6.05pm Mens 470; Table tennis 11.30pm Mens team

Taekwondo 2am Womens -49kg, 2.15am Mens -58kg; Wrestling 9.05pm Womens freestyle -48kg, 9.50pm Womens freestyle -58kg, 10.35pm Womens freestyle -69kg

Day 13 (Thu 18 August)

Make sure you watch at 3pm when the Brownlee brothers tackle the mens triathlon. Alistair won gold four years ago and brother Jonny claimed bronze and the man who scooped silver, Spains Javier Gmez, is not competing in Rio because of a broken arm. At 8pm Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow hope to feature for Great Britain in the womens 10m platform diving event. Remember Jade Jones winning taekwondo gold in London? She goes again at midnight. Then its another late night for the athletics, featuring Ashton Eatons attempt to become the first man since Daley Thompson in Los Angeles 32 years ago to retain the decathlon title. The night builds to the mens 200m final. Usain Bolt is bidding for another gold and a time under 19 seconds. The day ends with the mens beach volleyball final at 4am.


Athletics 4pm Mens 400m hurdles, 12.30am Mens shot put, 1.10am Womens javelin, 1.45am Mens decathlon (final event: 1,500m), 2.15am Womens 400m hurdles, 2.30am Mens 200m; Badminton 4.30pm Womens doubles; Beach volleyball 4am Mens final; Boxing 7.30pm Mens light heavyweight; Canoeing 1pm Mens kayak double 1000m, 1.08pm Mens canoe single 200m, 1.32pm Mens kayak double 200m, 1.56pm Womens kayak single 500m; Diving 8pm Womens 10m platform; Hockey 9pm Mens final; Sailing 5.05pm Mens 49er, 6.05pm Womens 49er FX; Triathlon 3pm Men; Wrestling 9.05pm Womens freestyle -53kg, 9.50pm Womens freestyle -63kg, 10.35pm Womens freestyle -75kg

Day 14 (Fri 19 August)

All eyes on the 4x100m relays, and again you will have to prop your eyes open into the early hours. The womens race is at 2.15am, likely to be a fierce showdown between Jamaica and the USA, and at 2.35am we have the final part of the Usain Bolt trilogy at these Games and, in all probability, his final event at an Olympics. Before then, the modern pentathlon the event in which Samantha Murrays unexpected silver medal rounded off Team GBs exceptional Games four years ago Liam Phillips in the BMX cycling (5.30pm) and a raft of team sport finals including the womens hockey at 9pm and the womens football at the Maracan from 9.30pm. Oh, and Britains Lutalo Muhammad in the mens -80kg taekwondo at midnight.


Athletics 12pm Mens 50km walk, 6.30pm Womens 20km walk, 12.30am Womens pole vault, 1.05am Mens hammer, 1.40am Womens 5,000m, 2.15am Womens 4x100m relay; 2.35am Mens 4x100m relay; Badminton 3pm Womens singles, 3.50pm Mens doubles; Boxing 8pm Womens lightweight; Cycling 7pm Womens BMX, 7.10pm Mens BMX; Equestrian 6.30pm Jumping: individual; Football 9.30pm Womens final; Hockey 9pm Mens final; Modern pentathlon 10pm Womens(final event: combined running/shooting); Synchronised swimming 4pm Teams free routine; Taekwondo 2am Womens -57kg, 2.15am Mens -68kg; Water polo 7.30pm Womens final; Wrestling 9.30pm Mens freestyle 74kg, 10.30pm Mens freestyle 54kg

Day 15 (Sat 20 August)

Thirty-one gold medals are up for grabs on the penultimate day of action. The one to watch is Caster Semenya, the South African runner who is far and away the fastest this year. Seven years ago she was the subject of a gender-testing dispute, but the IAAF cleared her to race. Some of Team GBs faces of 2012 to look out for today: Mo Farah in the mens 5,000m at 1.30am, Tom Daley in the mens 10m platform dive at 8.30pm and Nicola Adams aiming to defend her flyweight title at 6pm. The mens football final is this evening the climax to the competition that Brazil are determined to win.


Athletics 12.30am Womens high jump, 12.55am Mens javelin, 1am Mens 1,500m, 1.15am Womens 800m, 1.30am Mens 5,000m, 2am Womens 4x400m relay, 2.35am Mens 4x400m relay; Badminton 1.30pm Mens singles; Basketball 7.30pm Womens final; Boxing 6pm Womens flyweight, 6.15pm Mens bantamweight, 7pm Mens middleweight; Canoeing 1pm Mens kayak single 200m, 1.14pm Mens canoe double 1,000m, 1.32pm Womens kayak four 500m, 1.49pm Mens kayak four 1,000m; Cycling 4.30pm Womens cross-country; Diving 8.30pm Mens 10m platform; Football 9.30pm Mens final; Golf 11am Womens individual stroke play (final day); Gymnastics 9pm Rhythmic: individual all around; Handball 7.30pm Womens final; Modern pentathlon 10pm Mens (final event: combined running/shooting); Taekwondo 2am Womens +67kg, 2.15am Mens +80kg; Triathlon 3pm Women; Volleyball 2.15am Womens final; Water polo 9.50pm Mens final; Wrestling 9.30pm Mens freestyle 125kg, 10.30pm Mens freestyle 86kg

Day 16 (Sun 21 August)

The last day mops up the final 12 medal events, including, as always, the mens marathon. The last event is the mens basketball final, with the USA tipped to win a sixth gold medal in seven Games. The closing ceremony begins at 11.15pm, bringing the curtain down on the Games, including an eight-minute segment devoted to the hosts of the next Olympics, Tokyo in 2020.


Athletics 1.30pm Mens marathon; Basketball 7.45pm Mens final; Boxing 6pm Womens middleweight, 6.15pm Mens flyweight, 6.30pm Mens light welterweight, 7.15pm Mens super heavyweight; Cycling 4.30pm Mens cross-country; Gymnastics 3.50pm Rhythmic group all-around; Handball 6pm Mens final; Volleyball 5.15pm Mens final; Wrestling 5.35pm Mens freestyle 65kg, 6.45pm Mens freestyle 97kg

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