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What to watch at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 8

We break down key medal events worth your time

Women's volleyball medal matches are on the slate for the final day of the Tokyo Olympics.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The Olympics presents a dizzying array of sports, and multiple events within sports. Here are the events with medals up for grabs on the final day of the Games, plus the closing ceremony.

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Events to watch on Sunday, Aug. 8 (Tokyo time)


  • 7:00 a.m. Men’s Marathon Final


  • 11:30 a.m. Women’s Gold Medal Game


  • 2:00 p.m. Women’s Light (57-60kg) Final Bout
  • 2:15 p.m. Men’s Light (57-63kg) Final Bout
  • 2:45 p.m. Women’s Middle (69-75kg) Final Bout
  • 3:15 p.m. Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Final Bout

Cycling Track

  • 11:45 a.m. Women’s Sprint Finals – Race 2
  • 12:00 p.m. Men’s Keirin Final 1-6
  • 12:05 p.m. Women’s Spring Finals - Decider
  • 12:25 p.m. Women’s Omnium Points Race 4/4


  • 11:00 a.m. Women’s Bronze Medal Match
  • 3:00 p.m. Women’s Gold Medal Match

Rhythmic Gymnastics

  • 11:00 a.m. Group All-Around Final - Rotations


  • 9:00 a.m. Women’s Bronze Medal Match
  • 1:30 p.m. Women’s Gold Medal Match

Water Polo

  • 1:40 a.m. Men’s Bronze Medal Match
  • 4:30 p.m. Men’s Gold Medal Match

Closing ceremony

  • 8:00 p.m.

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