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Russia takes gold in team synchronized swimming; China, Japan medal

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Russia’s synchronized swimming team has swept the Olympics in Rio with another strong performance in the team event.

Russia’s duo of Natalia Ischenko and Svetlana Romashina won duet gold earlier this week, and they joined Vlada Chigireva, Svetlana Kolesnichenko, Aleksandra Patskevich, Alla Shishkina, Maria Shurochkina, Gelena Topilina and Elena Prokofyeva to repeat the feat in team.

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Russia, China, and Japan all duplicated their efforts in the duet event, from gold to bronze, respectively.

Team USA did not make the final.

WATCH LIVE: Boxing, BMX cycling, sailing, synchronized swimming and volleyball

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With the Olympics winding down there will be more medals on the line. On Thursday, the gold medal bout of the men’s light heavyweight division between Cuba’s Julio Cesar La Cruz and Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov will be held, with there also being semifinal bouts in three other divisions. American Shakur Stevenson will not be fighting in the bantamweight semis however, as he’s advanced to the gold medal bout via walkover.

At the sailing venue they’ll once again look to hold the men’s and women’s 470 races that have been delayed due to weather, and there will also be medal races in the men’s 49er and women’s 49erFX competitions. The women’s volleyball semis, beginning with Team USA taking on Serbia in the afternoon and tournament surprise China playing the Netherlands in the nightcap, are also on Thursday’s schedule.

Lastly, the men’s BMX competition moves to the quarterfinal round and synchronized swimming begins the team portion of its competition with the technical routines.

WATCH LIVE: Women’s volleyball, semifinals — Noon Eastern

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WATCH LIVE: Synchronized swimming, team technical routines — Noon Eastern

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WATCH LIVE: Sailing medal races, men’s and women’s 470, men’s 49er and women’s 49erFX — Noon Eastern

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WATCH LIVE: Cycling, men’s BMX quarterfinals — 12:30 p.m. Eastern

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WATCH LIVE: Boxing, Men’s light heavyweight gold medal bout, women’s flyweight semis, men’s bantamweight semis, men’s middleweight semis — 1 p.m. Eastern

WATCH LIVE: Brazil soccer aims for final; USA synchro for medal; Field hockey, sailing

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Marta looks to help Brazil to within 90 minutes of a gold medal when women’s soccer semifinals begin on Tuesday.

The Brazilians have Sweden, while Germany and Canada stage a much-anticipated match later in the day.

In synchronized swimming, American duo Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva have made the duets finals, and will look to make a run to the podium

And we’ve field hockey semifinals for the men, as well as medals being won in sailing.

WATCH LIVE: Field hockey — 11 a.m. EDT

WATCH LIVE: Women’s soccer — Noon EDT

WATCH LIVE: Sailing — Noon EDT

WATCH LIVE: Synchro swimming — 1 p.m. EDT