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CBC – August 9, 2016 – CBC’s coverage continues as medal events will be contested in eleven sports in Rio on Wednesday. Canada’s women’s basketball team will look to remain atop the standings in pool play when it tries for a third straight win to open the tournament. They take on Senegal at 4:45 p.m. ET (1:45 p.m. PT) on CBC. In the pool, Canadian swimmers will hope to be in the mix in the finals for the men’s 100m freestyle (Santo Condorelli) and 200m breaststroke (Ashton Bauman) and the women’s 200m butterfly (Audrey Lacroix).

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 Wednesday, Aug. 10:

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



  • 7 a.m. – Men’s and Women’s Rowing Finals
    • Medal events include the men’s and women’s quad sculls


  • 3 p.m. – Men’s Synchronized Diving: 3m Final


  • 4:45 p.m. – Women’s Basketball: Senegal vs. Canada
    • Canada sits tied with the USA in Group B, each with two wins and no losses. The women’s team will look to improve their record to 3-0 when they face winless Senegal.


  • 9 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Swimming Finals
    • Medal events include the men’s 100m freestyle and 200m breaststroke and the women’s 200m butterfly



  • 10 a.m. – Men’s Rugby Sevens
  • 4 p.m. – Men’s Rugby Sevens Quarter-Finals


  • 1 p.m. – Men’s Boxing


  • 2 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball: USA vs. Serbia


  • 6 p.m. – Men’s Basketball: USA vs. Australia
    • A battle of the only undefeated teams in Group A
  • 9:30 p.m. – Men’s Basketball: Venezuela vs. China


Road Cycling

  • 7:30 a.m. – Women’s and Men’s Time Trials
    • Canada’s Tara Whitten, Karol-Ann Canuel and Leah Kirchman will compete in the women’s competition. The USA’s Kristin Armstrong is a two-time gold medallist and is considered the favourite yet again.
    • On the men’s side, Canada will be represented by Antoine Duchesne, Hugo Houle and Mike Woods

Canoe Slalom

  • 12:30 p.m. – Men’s K1 Semifinals and Finals

Beach Volleyball

  • 3 p.m. – Men’s Beach Volleyball: Brazil vs. Italy


  • 4 p.m. – Men’s Boxing


Beach Volleyball

  • 9 a.m. – Men’s and Women’s Beach Volleyball
  • 2 p.m. – Women’s Beach Volleyball

Football (Soccer)

  • 12 p.m. – Men’s Football: Argentina vs. Honduras
    • Second place in Group D is on the line in this battle of 1-1 teams

Artistic Gymnastics

  • 3 p.m. – Men’s Individual All-Around Final

Sportsnet ONE


  • 9:30 a.m. – Men’s and Women’s Tennis

Beach Volleyball

  • 8 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s Beach Volleyball
    • Canada’s Sam Schachter and Josh Binstock take on Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst of Austria

Virtual Reality

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

Artistic Gymnastics

3 pm. –5:45 p.m.



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