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Olympic track and field schedule

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NBCOlympics.com will live stream every event of the Rio Games.

The track and field streaming schedule is here.

The sport’s full, event-by-event schedule is here:

Men’s Discus Throw Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 12 8:30 a.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon 100m Hurdles
Aug. 12 8:35 a.m. EDT

Women’s Shot Put Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 12 9:05 a.m. EDT

Men’s 800m Round 1
Aug. 12 9:10 a.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon High Jump
Aug. 12 9:50 a.m. EDT

Women’s 10,000m Final
Aug. 12 10:10 a.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Preliminary Round
Aug. 12 10:55 a.m. EDT

Women’s 10,000m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 12 11:20 a.m. EDT

Men’s 20km Race Walk
Aug. 12 1:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 20km Race Walk Victory Ceremony
Aug. 12 7:20 p.m. EDT

Women’s 1500m Round 1
Aug. 12 7:30 p.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon Shot Put
Aug. 12 7:35 p.m. EDT

Women’s Hammer Throw Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 12 7:40 p.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Round 1
Aug. 12 8:05 p.m. EDT

Men’s Long Jump Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 12 8:20 p.m. EDT

Women’s Shot Put Final
Aug. 12 9:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon 200m
Aug. 12 9:05 p.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Round 1
Aug. 12 9:40 p.m. EDT

Men’s 100m Preliminary Round
Aug. 13 8:30 a.m. EDT

Women’s Triple Jump Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 13 8:40 a.m. EDT

Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Round 1
Aug. 13 9:05 a.m. EDT

Men’s Discus Throw Final
Aug. 13 9:50 a.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Round 1
Aug. 13 10:00 a.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon Long Jump
Aug. 13 10:45 a.m. EDT

Men’s 100m Round 1
Aug. 13 11:00 a.m. EDT

Men’s Discus Throw Victory Ceremony
Aug. 13 11:41 a.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon Javelin Throw
Aug. 13 7:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s Shot Put Victory Ceremony
Aug. 13 7:10 p.m. EDT

Men’s Pole Vault Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 13 7:20 p.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Semifinals
Aug. 13 7:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s Long Jump Final
Aug. 13 7:50 p.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Semifinals
Aug. 13 8:00 p.m. EDT

Men’s 10,000m Final
Aug. 13 8:25 p.m. EDT

Men’s 800m Semifinals
Aug. 13 9:05 p.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Final
Aug. 13 9:35 p.m. EDT

Men’s 10,000m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 13 9:42 p.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon 800m
Aug. 13 9:53 p.m. EDT

Women’s Marathon
Aug. 14 8:30 a.m. EDT

Women’s Marathon Victory Ceremony
Aug. 14 11:40 a.m. EDT

Men’s Long Jump Victory Ceremony
Aug. 14 7:20 p.m. EDT

Men’s High Jump Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 14 7:30 p.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Semifinals
Aug. 14 7:35 p.m. EDT

Women’s Triple Jump Final
Aug. 14 7:55 p.m. EDT

Men’s 100m Semifinals
Aug. 14 8:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 14 8:17 p.m. EDT

Women’s 1500m Semifinals
Aug. 14 8:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Final
Aug. 14 9:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s Heptathlon Victory Ceremony
Aug. 14 9:15 p.m. EDT

Men’s 100m Final
Aug. 14 9:25 p.m. EDT

Men’s Triple Jump Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 15 8:30 a.m. EDT

Women’s 200m Round 1
Aug. 15 8:35 a.m. EDT

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Round 1
Aug. 15 9:25 a.m. EDT

Women’s Hammer Throw Final
Aug. 15 9:40 a.m. EDT

Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Final
Aug. 15 10:15 a.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Hurdles Round 1
Aug. 15 10:30 a.m. EDT

Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Mdl Ceremony
Aug. 15 11:05 a.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 15 7:15 p.m. EDT

Women’s Triple Jump Victory Ceremony
Aug. 15 7:20 p.m. EDT

Women’s Discus Throw Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 15 7:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s Pole Vault Final
Aug. 15 7:35 p.m. EDT

Men’s 110m Hurdles Round 1
Aug. 15 7:40 p.m. EDT

Men’s 100m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 15 8:15 p.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Hurdles Round 1
Aug. 15 8:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 800m Final
Aug. 15 9:25 p.m. EDT

Women’s Hammer Throw Victory Ceremony
Aug. 15 9:35 p.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Final
Aug. 15 9:45 p.m. EDT

Women’s 5000m Round 1
Aug. 16 8:30 a.m. EDT

Women’s Pole Vault Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 16 8:45 a.m. EDT

Men’s Triple Jump Final
Aug. 16 8:50 a.m. EDT

Men’s 1500m Round 1
Aug. 16 9:30 a.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Hurdles Round 1
Aug. 16 10:05 a.m. EDT

Women’s Discus Throw Final
Aug. 16 10:20 a.m. EDT

Men’s 200m Round 1
Aug. 16 10:50 a.m. EDT

Men’s Triple Jump Victory Ceremony
Aug. 16 11:32 a.m. EDT

Men’s 800m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 16 7:15 p.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 16 7:20 p.m. EDT

Men’s High Jump Final
Aug. 16 7:30 p.m. EDT

Women’s Javelin Throw Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 16 7:35 p.m. EDT

Men’s 110m Hurdles Semifinals
Aug. 16 7:40 p.m. EDT

Men’s Pole Vault Victory Ceremony
Aug. 16 8:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s Long Jump Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 16 8:05 p.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Hurdles Semifinals
Aug. 16 8:10 p.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Hurdles Semifinals
Aug. 16 8:35 p.m. EDT

Women’s 200m Semifinals
Aug. 16 9:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s 1500m Final
Aug. 16 9:30 p.m. EDT

Women’s Discus Throw Victory Ceremony
Aug. 16 9:35 p.m. EDT

Men’s 110m Hurdles Final
Aug. 16 9:45 p.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon 100m
Aug. 17 8:30 a.m. EDT

Men’s Hammer Throw Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 17 8:40 a.m. EDT

Men’s 5000m Round 1
Aug. 17 9:05 a.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon Long Jump
Aug. 17 9:35 a.m. EDT

Women’s 800m Round 1
Aug. 17 9:55 a.m. EDT

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final
Aug. 17 10:50 a.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon Shot Put
Aug. 17 11:15 a.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon High Jump
Aug. 17 4:45 p.m. EDT

Men’s High Jump Victory Ceremony
Aug. 17 7:20 p.m. EDT

Men’s Javelin Throw Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 17 7:30 p.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Hurdles Semifinals
Aug. 17 7:45 p.m. EDT

Women’s 1500m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 17 8:05 p.m. EDT

Women’s Long Jump Final
Aug. 17 8:15 p.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon 400m
Aug. 17 8:20 p.m. EDT

Men’s 200m Semifinals
Aug. 17 9:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s 200m Final
Aug. 17 9:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 110m Hurdles Victory Ceremony
Aug. 17 9:42 p.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Hurdles Final
Aug. 17 9:55 p.m. EDT

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Victory Cere…
Aug. 17 10:00 p.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon 110m Hurdles
Aug. 18 8:30 a.m. EDT

Men’s Shot Put Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 18 8:55 a.m. EDT

Women’s High Jump Qualifying Rounds
Aug. 18 9:00 a.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon Discus Throw
Aug. 18 9:25 a.m. EDT

Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Round 1
Aug. 18 10:20 a.m. EDT

Men’s 4 x 100m Relay Round 1
Aug. 18 10:40 a.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Hurdles Final
Aug. 18 11:00 a.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon Pole Vault
Aug. 18 12:25 p.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon Javelin Throw
Aug. 18 5:35 p.m. EDT

Women’s Long Jump Victory Ceremony
Aug. 18 6:20 p.m. EDT

Women’s 100m Hurdles Victory Ceremony
Aug. 18 6:25 p.m. EDT

Women’s 200m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 18 7:20 p.m. EDT

Men’s Shot Put Final
Aug. 18 7:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 1500m Semifinals
Aug. 18 7:45 p.m. EDT

Men’s 400m Hurdles Victory Ceremony
Aug. 18 8:01 p.m. EDT

Women’s Javelin Throw Final
Aug. 18 8:10 p.m. EDT

Women’s 800m Semifinals
Aug. 18 8:15 p.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon 1500m
Aug. 18 8:45 p.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Hurdles Final
Aug. 18 9:15 p.m. EDT

Men’s Shot Put Victory Ceremony
Aug. 18 9:20 p.m. EDT

Men’s 200m Final
Aug. 18 9:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 50km Race Walk
Aug. 19 7:00 a.m. EDT

Women’s 20km Race Walk
Aug. 19 1:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 50km Race Walk Victory Ceremony
Aug. 19 7:10 p.m. EDT

Women’s 20km Race Walk Victory Ceremony
Aug. 19 7:15 p.m. EDT

Men’s 200m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 19 7:20 p.m. EDT

Women’s Pole Vault Final
Aug. 19 7:30 p.m. EDT

Women’s 4 x 400m Relay Round 1
Aug. 19 7:40 p.m. EDT

Men’s Decathlon Victory Ceremony
Aug. 19 7:56 p.m. EDT

Men’s Hammer Throw Final
Aug. 19 8:05 p.m. EDT

Men’s 4 x 400m Relay Round 1
Aug. 19 8:10 p.m. EDT

Women’s Javelin Throw Victory Ceremony
Aug. 19 8:25 p.m. EDT

Women’s 5000m Final
Aug. 19 8:40 p.m. EDT

Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Final
Aug. 19 9:15 p.m. EDT

Women’s 400m Hurdles Victory Ceremony
Aug. 19 9:25 p.m. EDT

Men’s 4 x 100m Relay Final
Aug. 19 9:35 p.m. EDT

Women’s 5000m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 19 9:40 p.m. EDT

Men’s Hammer Throw Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 7:10 p.m. EDT

Women’s Pole Vault Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 7:15 p.m. EDT

Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 7:20 p.m. EDT

Women’s High Jump Final
Aug. 20 7:30 p.m. EDT

Men’s 4 x 100m Relay Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 7:45 p.m. EDT

Men’s Javelin Throw Final
Aug. 20 7:55 p.m. EDT

Men’s 1500m Final
Aug. 20 8:00 p.m. EDT

Women’s 800m Final
Aug. 20 8:15 p.m. EDT

Men’s 5000m Final
Aug. 20 8:30 p.m. EDT

Women’s 800m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 8:50 p.m. EDT

Women’s 4 x 400m Relay Final
Aug. 20 9:00 p.m. EDT

Men’s 1500m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 9:15 p.m. EDT

Men’s 5000m Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 9:25 p.m. EDT

Men’s 4 x 400m Relay Final
Aug. 20 9:35 p.m. EDT

Men’s Javelin Throw Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 9:40 p.m. EDT

Women’s High Jump Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 9:45 p.m. EDT

Women’s 4 x 400m Relay Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 9:50 p.m. EDT

Men’s 4 x 400m Relay Victory Ceremony
Aug. 20 9:55 p.m. EDT

Men’s Marathon
Aug. 21 8:30 a.m. EDT

Men’s Marathon Victory Ceremony
Aug. 21 8:00 p.m. EDT

Gregorio Paltrinieri swims second-fastest 1500m freestyle in history

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Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri swam the second-fastest 1500m freestyle in history, clocking 14:33.10 in his native Italy on Thursday.

Paltrinieri, 25, missed Chinese Sun Yang‘s world record from the 2012 Olympics by 2.08 seconds.

The Italian now owns the second- and third-fastest times in history, including his 14:34.10 from the 2016 European Championships, also held at the 2012 Olympic pool in London.

Paltrinieri is a versatile distance swimmer. At last year’s world championships, he finished sixth in the open-water 10km to qualify for the Olympics, then won the 800m free in the pool in a European record time and finished with 1500m bronze, just missing a third straight world title in that event.

German Florian Wellbrock won the 1500m in 14:36.54 at worlds, with Paltrinieri finishing 2.21 seconds back.

Sun, 28, was in February banned eight years stemming from destroying a drug-test sample with a hammer in September 2018. Sun, who focused more on the 200m and 400m frees in recent years, did not race the 1500m at the 2017 or 2019 Worlds.

Top-level swim meets in the U.S. are scheduled to resume in November with the Tyr Pro Series.

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Bianca Andreescu to miss U.S. Open

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Bianca Andreescu withdrew from the U.S. Open, citing “unforeseen challenges, including the Covid pandemic” compromising her ability to prepare to defend her Grand Slam title.

“I have taken this step in order to focus on my match fitness and ensure that I return ready to play at my highest level,” Andreescu, a 20-year-old Canadian, posted on social media. “The US Open victory last year has been the high point of my career thus far and I will miss not being there. However, I realize that the unforeseen challenges, including the Covid pandemic, have compromised my ability to prepare and compete to the degree necessary to play at my highest level.”

Andreescu’s absence means the U.S. Open, the first Grand Slam tournament since tennis resumed amid the coronavirus pandemic, will be without both 2019 male and female singles champions.

Rafael Nadal previously announced he would not defend his title, saying he would rather not travel given the global situation. Roger Federer is also out after knee surgery. Women’s No. 1 Ash Barty didn’t enter, either, citing travel concerns.

Last year, Andreescu made her U.S. Open title run as the 15th seed, sweeping Serena Williams in the final. Ranked 208th a year earlier, she became the first player born in the 2000s to win a Slam and the first teen Slam winner since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 U.S. Open.

Andreescu then missed the Australian Open in January due to rehab from a knee injury that forced her to retire during a match at the WTA Finals on Oct. 30. She also missed the French Open and Wimbledon in 2019 following a rotator cuff tear.

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