The men’s canoe double slalom and women’s kayak single slalom competitions are scheduled for Thursday, with medals being awarded in both events during the afternoon session. In the women’s kayak single American Ashlee Nee has hopes of winning a medal in a field that includes Australia’s Jessica Fox, who’s looking to improve upon the silver medal she won in London four years ago.
WATCH LIVE: Men’s canoe double slalom, women’s kayak single slalom — 11:30 a.m. Eastern
As for the men’s canoe double slalom the American team of Devin McEwan and Casey Eichfeld look to medal in a field headlined by France’s Gauthier Klauss and Matthieu Peche, the reigning world champions in the C2 slalom.
WATCH LIVE: Sailing, Men’s 470 and men’s Finn — 12 p.m. Eastern
Like tennis, sailing had some weather issues to deal with Wednesday but ultimately many of those races were able to run. Thursday features another full schedule that includes men’s 470 and men’s Finn races, and there are also women’s 470 and RS:X races to be run. Great Britain’s Giles Scott, a big favorite to win gold, will be racing in the men’s Finn and Americans Annie Haegar and Briana Provancha will look to move closer to a medal in the women’s 470 after performing well on the first day of the competition.
WATCH LIVE: Women’s 50 meter rifle, three positions final — 11 a.m. Eastern
Having already won a gold medal in these Olympics, American Ginny Thrasher is back in competition as the women’s 50 meter air rifle (three positions) competition will be held Thursday. Du Li of China, Croatia’s Snjezana Pejcic and Germany’s Barbara Engleder are all expected to contend, with Du Li finishing second behind Thrasher in the 10 meter air rifle competition.
WATCH LIVE: Tennis competitions, day six — 10 a.m.
No tennis was played Wednesday, with rain forcing the cancellation of all 26 scheduled matches. Among those scheduled to compete Thursday are Spain’s Rafael Nadal, Great Britain’s Andy Murray and Americans Madison Keys and Steve Johnson. Venus Williams, who was eliminated in the first round of both the women’s singles and women’s doubles competitions, will look to advance in the mixed doubles tournament with partner Rajeev Ram.