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5 To Watch: Usain Bolt Goes for More Gold

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USAIN BOLT GOES FOR MORE GOLD

The Fastest Man Alive will compete in the 4x100 meter final late Friday. Usain Bolt has already electrified the Rio crowd by winning the 100 meter and 200 meter dash.

HOW TO WATCH:  Coverage of track and field events begins live online at 4:10 p.m. PT. Bolt’s final Rio race is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. PT. You can also see Bolt's race later during NBC’s primetime broadcast.

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Kami Craig of the USA celebrates a goal with with team mates during the Water Polo semi final match between the USA and Hungary at Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Aug. 17, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

US WOMEN’S WATER POLO TEAM FACES ITALY FOR GOLD

The U.S. women’s water polo team, led by team captain Maggie Steffens of Stanford and a San Ramon native, looks to defend its London title against Italy. It’s the U.S.’s fourth time fighting for gold in five Olympic appearances. The U.S. is looking to become the first women’s water polo team to win back-to-back gold medals. They have medaled in every Olympics since women’s water polo has become part of the Games.

HOW TO WATCH: Watch the gold medal match live online at 11:30 a.m. PT or later during NBC’s daytime programming.

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Claressa Shields of the United States celebrates defeating Nadezda Torlopova of Russia during the Women's Middle (75kg) Boxing final bout on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on Aug. 9, 2012, in London, England.

BOXER CLARESSA SHIELDS IN THE WOMEN’S MIDDLEWEIGHT SEMIFINALS

Claressa Shields has become a force to be reckoned with after making history at the 2012 London Olympics, becoming the first American woman to win gold in the sport. 

Now 21, Shields is more confident than ever as she attempts to defend her Olympic championship. She’ll face Dariga Shakimova of Kazakhstan on Friday.

HOW TO WATCH: Catch Shields live online in the middleweight semifinals. Boxing coverage begins live online at 10 a.m. PT. Shields is scheduled to compete at 11:30 a.m. PT.

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Lisa Dahlkvist of Sweden (center) and her teammates celebrate victory in the Women's Football Semi Final between Brazil and Sweden on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 16, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

SWEDEN TAKES ON GERMANY IN GOLD MEDAL WOMEN’S SOCCER MATCH

After knocking the U.S. team out of the Olympics on penalty kicks, Sweden defeated host Brazil - also on penalty kicks. Now the Swedes are one win away from gold. The only thing standing in their way: Germany.

HOW TO WATCH: Catch the women’s gold medal match between Germany and Sweden live online and on NBC Sports Network beginning at 1:30 p.m. PT.

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DeMarcus Cousins of the USA Basketball Men's National Team goes to the basket against Argentina during the Quarterfinals on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 17, 2016, at Barra Carioca Arena 1 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.

U.S MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM COMPETES IN THE SEMIS

After some early scares, the U.S team rebounded Wednesday in a rout over Argentina, 105-78, to advance to the semifinals against Spain. Now the U.S. team, featuring Golden State Warriors' stars Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant, is one win away from playing for the gold.

HOW TO WATCH: Watch Team USA live online or on NBC Sports Network at 11:30 a.m. PT.

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SWEDISH WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM FACES BRAZIL IN SEMIFINAL 

After booting the U.S. team from the Olympics with a stunning win, Sweden now looks to play its way into a gold medal match, but it must first play host team Brazil.

In the teams’ first matchup at the 2016 Olympics, Brazil dismantled Sweden 5-1 in one of the most impressive performances of the tournament. Brazil is led by five-time FIFA Player of the Year Marta, who is recognized as one of the best women’s soccer players ever.

HOW TO SEE IT: Catch live coverage of live online and on NBC Sports Network at 12 p.m. ET.

STREAM: http://stream.nbcolympics.com/womens-soccer-semifinal-match-2 

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ES GOES FOR INDIVIDUAL GOLD
It’s Simone time. After leading her team to gold in the all-around team event Tuesday, Biles is looking for an individual gold medal to call her own as she and 23 other women, including U.S. teammate Aly Raisman, compete in the all-around final. 
Coming to Rio as a heavy favorite, Biles has excelled under the pressure and the spotlight. On Thursday, she’ll have another opportunity to shine.
How to Watch: Catch the American women 3:00 p.m. ET live online. 
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