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Tokyo Olympics/Weekend of Fun Open Thread

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Watch a tape delay broadcast of the Opening Ceremony followed by live Olympic coverage featuring Husker athletes.

Olympics: Opening Ceremony
Let’s the games begin!
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Let the games begin! Dropping a weekend thread here to talk about everything Olympics (and maybe a little bit of conference realignment chaos).

If you haven’t already, check out this complete guide to watching Huskers in the Tokyo Olympics. Below is a list of Huskers in action and when to watch them live this weekend.

Beach Volleyball: Sarah Pavan (Canada)

When to watch live this weekend (converted to Central Time)

Canada vs Netherlands (July 23rd at 10:00 pm)

Canada vs Germany (July 25th at 10:00 pm)

Volleyball: Jordan Larson, Kelsey Robinson and Justine Wong-Orantes (USA)

When to watch live this weekend (converted to Central Time)

USA vs Argentina (July 24th at 9:05 pm)

USA vs China (July 26th at 9:05 pm)

Road Cycling: Amber Neben (USA)

When to watch live this weekend (converted to Central Time)

Women’s individual road race - July 24th at 11:00 pm

3x3 Basketball: Keisei Tominaga (Japan)

When to watch live this weekend (converted to Central Time)

Japan vs Poland (July 24th at 5:05 am)

Japan vs Belgium (July 24th at 8:25 am)

Japan vs Netherlands (July 25th at 5:05 am)

Japan vs Latvia (July 25th at 8:25 am)

Swimming: Beatriz Padron (Costa Rica)

When to watch live this weekend (converted to Central Time)

Women’s 200m Freestyle Heats - July 26th starting at 5:02 am

Women’s 200m Freestyle Semis - July 26th starting at 8:30 pm

Which Olympic events are you looking forward to watching over the next two weeks? I’m excited for Track, Swimming, Volleyball, Football, Handball, Water Polo as well as some of the new sports like Skateboarding and Climbing.

GO BIG RED!