How to watch Team USA athletes in action at Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the coming hours, including men's 100m final

TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 31: Trayvon Bromell of Team United States reacts after competing in the Men's 100m Round 1 heats on day eight of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 31: Trayvon Bromell of Team United States reacts after competing in the Men's 100m Round 1 heats on day eight of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Team USA continue their medal hunt on day nine of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Sunday 1 August (Sat. evening and early Sun. morning in the U.S.).

Day nine of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, in 2021, is just getting underway in Japan, and it promises to be another thrilling day of action for the United States team on Sunday 1 August (Saturday evening and early Sunday in the U.S.).

Across the Games, everywhere you look there are big events worth watching as 28 different events will hand out medals on Sunday.

In athletics, it's the men's 100m final night and all eyes will be on whether gold-medal hopeful Trayvon Bromell will make it through the semi-final heats and contest for the podium. After yesterday's close shave in the heats, Bromell will be looking to improve.

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Elsewhere in Tokyo, there are five opportunities for the U.S. swim team to clinch gold in the final day in the pool and Xander Schauffele leads the way into the last round of the men's golf competition.

Who should you keep an eye on and how should you follow them in action? Read on for more.

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Team USA: Who to watch on day eight of Tokyo 2020 - Saturday 31 July

Here's a small selection of the ones to watch...


It's the final day of the swimming competition at Tokyo 2020 and Team USA will be hoping for a medal rush with representation in five swimming finals. It could be two races for Caeleb Dressel, who is down in the individual men's 50m freestyle final (at 10:30 JST) but also likely to appear in the 4x100 medley relay scheduled for 11:36 (JST).

Abbey Weitzeil will compete in the women's 50m freestyle final at 10:37 (JST); Robert Finke in the men's 1500 freestyle final at 10:44 (JST); and the U.S. will feature in the women's 4x100m medley relay final at 11:15 (JST), too.

Five races, five finals, as swimming goes out with a splash.


After the thrilling women's 100m final on day eight of the Games, day nine delivers the men's 100m. Finalists will be determined in the semi-final runs ahead of the competition finale and three men from the U.S. are hopeful of being in the start blocks. Bromell headlines that trio, joined by compatriots Ronnie Baker and Fred Kerley.

The semifinals will run from 19:15 and the final is set for 21:50, which is 10:50am in New York (ET).

World record holder Keni Harrison looks to advance to the women's 100m hurdles final, while Clayton Murphy eyes the 800m final having won bronze at Rio 2016 - teammate Bryce Hoppel was fourth at worlds in 2019.

Other track and field finals to whet your appetite include the women's shot put final featuring Raven Saunders and Jessica Ramsey at 10:35 (JST); the men's high jump final with Shelby McEwen and Juvaughn Harrison at 19:10 (JST); and the women's triple jump final with Keturah Orji at 20:15 (JST).

Cycling BMX Freestyle

The inaugural BMX Freestyle Park competition continues today after Team USA showed complete dominance in the men's and women's seeding events.

Hannah Roberts leads the women's competition with Perris Benegas right behind her in second. Nick Bruce is seeded in first in the men's competition with Justin Dowell following in second. If the U.S. riders can convert their seeding positions into medals it could be an historic day for Team USA in the park event's debut. The women's final is set for 10:10 (JST) and the men's 11:20 (JST).

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After three days of stroke play, the men's competition concludes today. They will tee off at 07:30 JST, which is 18:30 on the East Coast.

Schauffele currently sits in top spot and showed impressive form on the third day of action form after finishing day two outside of the top 10. Behind him is the home favourite and recent Masters champion MATSYUAMA Hideki, who will be carry the expectant weight of a nation as he tries to upset the man from the U.S.

Also on the hunt and chasing Schauffele is Ireland's Rory McIlroy, Paul Casey of Great Britain and Carlos Ortiz of Mexico.

Artistic gymnastics

The apparatus finals get underway in artistic gymnastics, and though Simone Biles will not be competing, there is still plenty to cheer for.

In pommel horse, Alec Yoder will continue his Olympic dream, while teammate Yul Moldauer will compete in the floor exercise final.

All-around champion Sunisa Lee is set for the uneven bars, her strongest event, as MyKayla Skinner and Jade Carey are set for vault.

The gymnastics begins from 18:41 local time (5:41am on the East Coast).


Diving: Both Hailey Hernandez and Krysta Palmer have advanced to the final of the women's 3m springboard. Team USA is out for a medal in the men's team foil in fencing.

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How to watch U.S. athletes in action at the Tokyo 2020 Games

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