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CBC – August 15, 2016 – Tuesday will be a big day for Canadian team sports in Rio with the women’s soccer team vying for a berth in the gold medal match in a semifinal against Germany, while the women’s basketball team takes on France in a quarter-final match-up.

Also on Tuesday, Canadian medal-favourite Derek Drouin will compete for a medal in men’s high jump. Drouin won bronze at London 2012 and is the reigning World Champion and Pan Am Games gold medallist.

Coverage will be available on TV across CBC, TSN, TSN2, Sportsnet and Sportsnet ONE. Viewers can also watch CBC’s live streaming coverage at, on CBC’s app for Rio 2016 for iOS and Android devices and in virtual reality using the CBC Olympic Games Virtual Reality app.

Programming highlights for Tuesday, Aug. 16:

Note: All times are listed in ET and are subject to change without notice. Visit for full listings.


Canoe Sprint

  • 8 a.m. – Men’s and Women’s Canoe Sprint Finals
    • Medal events include: Men’s canoe single 1000m, women’s kayak double 500m, women’s kayak single 200m, men’s kayak single 1000m

Football (Soccer)

  • 12 p.m. – Women’s Football Semifinal #1: Brazil vs. Sweden
  • 3 p.m. – Women’s Football Semifinal #2: Canada vs. Germany


  • 7:15 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Athletics
    • Men’s high jump final, women’s javelin throw qualification, men’s 110m hurdles semifinals and final, women’s long jump qualification, women’s 400m hurdles semifinals, men’s 400m hurdles semifinals, women’s 200m semifinals, women’s 1500m final
  • Canadians expected to compete: Derek Drouin (men’s high jump final); Liz Gleadle (women’s javelin throw); Sekou Kaba and Jonathan Cabral (men’s 110m hurdles); Christabel Nettey (women’s long jump); Chanice Chase-Taylor, Noelle Montcalm and Sage Watson (women’s 400m hurdles); Crystal Emmanuel (women’s 200m); Nicole Sifuentes, Gabriela Stafford and Hilary Stellingwerff (women’s 1500m)



  • 8:30 a.m. – Men’s and Women’s Athletics
    • Women’s 5000m first round heats, women’s pole vault qualification, men’s triple jump final, men’s 1500m first round heats, women’s 100m hurdles first round heats, women’s discus throw final, men’s 200m first round heats
  • Canadians expected to compete: Jessica O’Connell and Andrea Seccafien (women’s 5000m); Kelsie Ahbe, Anicka Newell and Alysha Newman (women’s pole vault); Nathan Brannen and Charles Philibert-Thiboutot (men’s 1500m); Phylicia George, Nikkita Holder and Angela Whyte (women’s 100m hurdles); Aaron Brown, Andre De Grasse and Brendon Rodney (men’s 200m)


  • 11:15 a.m. – Boxing


  • 1:30 p.m. – Women’s Basketball Quarter-Final #2: Spain vs. Turkey
  • 5:45 p.m. – Women’s Basketball Quarter-Final #3: USA vs. Japan
  • 9:15 p.m. – Women’s Basketball Quarter-Final #4: France vs. Canada

Cycling Track

  • 3:15 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Cycling Track Finals
    • Women’s sprint semifinals and finals; women’s omnium; men’s keirin second round and finals


  • 7:30 p.m. – Wrestling


Swim Marathon

  • 8 a.m. – Men’s 10K
    • Canada’s Richard Weinberger will look to repeat as an Olympic medallist, having won bronze in this event at London 2012

Equestrian Jumping

  • 10:45 a.m. – Individual Jumping Qualification


  • 5 p.m. – Boxing

Table Tennis

  • 7 p.m. – Women’s Table Tennis: Team Final

Beach Volleyball

  • 10 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Beach Volleyball Semifinals



  • 9 a.m. – Men’s 3m Springboard Semifinal
    • Montréal’s Philippe Gagne will look for a podium finish as Canada’s lone entry in this event

Field Hockey

  • 11 a.m. – Men’s Field Hockey Semifinal: Argentina vs. Germany


  • 1:15 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Finals
    • Medal events: Men’s parallel bars, women’s floor exercise and men’s horizontal bar

Beach Volleyball

  • 3:15 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Beach Volleyball Semifinals

Sportsnet ONE


  • 9 a.m. – Women’s Volleyball Quarter-Final #1: Republic of Korea vs. Netherlands
  • 1:15 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball Quarter-Final #2: Japan vs. USA
  • 5 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball Quarter-Final #3: Russia vs. Serbia
  • 9 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball Quarter-Final #4: Brazil vs. China

Cycling Track

  • 3 p.m. – Men’s Kierin Quarter-Finals

Field Hockey

  • 11 a.m. – Men’s Field Hockey Semifinal #1: Argentina vs. Germany
  • 7 p.m. – Men’s Field Hockey Semifinal #2: Belgium vs. Netherlands

Virtual Reality

Live streaming via the CBC Olympic Games Virtual Reality app, brought to Canadians exclusively by Visa, for iOS and Android devices:


  • 8:30 a.m. –11:40 a.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.–9:50 p.m.


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