WATCH LIVE: Badminton takes its opening bow, handball rolls on

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Shuttlecocks will be flying as badminton begins its Olympic run on Day 6 in Rio.

The United States has seven players in the tournament. Howard Shu is the nation’s men’s singles representative, while Iris Wang will lead the way for American ladies.

Men’s doubles pairing Phillip Chew and Sattawat Pongnairat join women’s doubles pairing Eva Lee and Paula Lynn Obanana in the tournament, while Chew joins Jamie Subandhi for mixed doubles.

WATCH LIVE: Badminton – Day 6

Hosts Brazil hope to tame Germany on another busy day for men’s handball, which hits its third match day of the Olympics.

WATCH LIVE: Handball – Day 6