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Sunday marks Usain Bolt’s first medal race in Rio, the final round of golf, gold medal matches in tennis and USA Basketball’s last group stage game.

By Ben Eagle
August 13, 2016

Saturday night we said goodbye to Michael Phelps. Sunday night we officially welcome Usain Bolt to Rio.

The men’s 100-meter final starts at 9:25 p.m. ET, and if the heats were any indication, it’s going to be a good one. 

Other items of note Sunday: the final round of men’s golf, gold-medal matches in tennis and the U.S. men’s basketball team playing France in their final game of the group stage.

Here are a few detailed notes on things to watch Sunday, with a full TV guide below that:

Men’s 100 Meters (9:25 p.m. ET, NBC)

Bolt, the world’s fastest man, is going for a third straight 100-meter gold. In a heat Saturday he ran the 100 in 10.07 seconds without breaking a sweat. (His world-record time is 9.58.) His main competitor in the event, Justin Gatlin, finished first in heats with a time of 10.01. The next chapter of their storied rivalry is yet another reason to watch the marquee event of the Olympics.

Men’s Tennis Gold Medal Match (2:30 p.m. ET, Bravo)

Four years after losing a heartbreaker in the Olympic semifinals to Roger Federer, Juan Martin Del Potro finds himself in the finals facing reigning gold medalist Andy Murray. Once a rising star, Del Potro entered the Games ranked 141st in the world. But he—and his forehand—look rejuvenated. On the other side, Murray is looking to become the first tennis player to win consecutive golds in singles.

Men’s Golf: Final Round (6:30 a.m. ET, Golf Channel)

The stars stayed home, but Olympic golf has been really fun. Justin Rose is your leader at 12-under. Right behind him is British Open champion Henrik Stenson (11-under). And a few notable names (Bubba Watson, Matt Kuchar) are in contention for bronze. A tight leaderboard? A course with plenty of scoring opportunities and an exciting closing stretch? Sign me up.

TV Viewer's guide

Note: Not all events listed below are live, but you can watch every Olympic event live on NBCOlympics.com

All times Eastern.

6:30 a.m.

Golf: Men’s final round — Golf Channel (coverage until 3 p.m.)

8:00 a.m.

Track and Field: Women’s marathon (final) — NBC

9 a.m.

Volleyball: Women’s, Serbia vs. Netherlands — USA

Handball: Women’s, Montenegro vs. Brazil — USA

11 a.m.

Tennis: Men’s singles (third-place match); men’s singles (final); women’s doubles (final); mixed doubles (third-place match); mixed doubles (final) — Bravo (coverage until 7 p.m.) 

Wrestling: Men’s, Greco-Roman (85kg, 130kg) — USA

Shooting: Men’s, rifle 3 positions (finals) — USA

(11:15 a.m.) Basketball: Women’s, U.S. vs. China — NBC

1 p.m.

Golf: Men’s final round — NBC (coverage until 2:30 p.m.)

Basketball: Men’s, U.S. vs. France — NBCSN

Equestrian: Individual jumping — NBC

Water Polo: Men’s, Australia vs. Greece — MSNBC

Field Hockey: (Quarterfinals) — MSNBC

2 p.m.

(2:30 p.m.) Water Polo: Men’s, U.S. vs. Italy — NBC

Synchronized Swimming: Duet (qualifying) — NBC

3 p.m.

Beach Volleyball: Women’s (quarterfinals) — NBCSN

(3:30 p.m.) Table Tennis: Men’s (quarterfinals) — MSNBC

Sailing: Men’s and Women’s — MSNBC

4 p.m.

Volleyball: Women’s, U.S. vs. China — NBC

Handball: Norway vs. Romania — CNBC

Field Hockey: (Quarterfinals) — CNBC

Badminton: Men’s and Women’s singles — CNBC

5 p.m.

Wrestling: Men’s, Greco-Roman (75kg) — NBCSN

Cycling (Track): Men’s, sprint (final) — NBCSN

Weightlifting: Women’s, +75kg (final) — NBCSN

7 p.m.

Gymnastics: Individual event finals: Men’s floor; women’s vault; men’s pommel horse; women’s bars — NBC

Beach Volleyball: Women’s (quarterfinals)  — NBC

Boxing: Men’s, light fly (final) — NBCSN

Diving: Women’s, springboard (final) — NBC

(7:45 p.m.) Water Polo: Men’s, Brazil vs. Hungary — NBCSN

(7:55 p.m.) Track and Field: Women’s, triple jump (final) — NBC

9 p.m.

Track and Field: Finals: (9:00 p.m.) men’s 400 meters; (9:25 p.m.) men’s 100 meters — NBC

(9:30 p.m.) Volleyball: Women’s, Brazil vs. Russia — NBCSN

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