2016 Summer Olympics: Here's the schedule of events for Saturday


The American men's 1x400-meter relay team was disqualified Friday night after making an illegal baton transfer in the race in which it appeared they had taken a bronze medal. 

The team from Jamaica -- with Usain Bolt running the last leg of the race -- took gold. Bolt said it was the last race of his Olympic career, with the win giving him a total of nine medals.

USA's women's 4x100-meter relay team took first place and the gold medal on Friday. 

Today look for the United States to play Spain for the gold in women's basketball, the finals in rhythmic gymnastics, and the finals in the 1500-meter race.

Here’s a look at some of the events set for Saturday.

Channels

The Summer Games are being broadcast on NBC, Telemundo, Bravo, CNBC,MSNBC, NBC Sports Network, the Golf Channel, NBC Universo and USA Network. That’s just for TV. The rest of the coverage is digital. Check here for the TV schedule.

Live streams

Streams will be available on NBCOlympics.com as well as via the NBC Olympics app. Look for the app on iPhones and iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows phone, Roku streaming boxes, sticks and TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV sticks, the new Apple TV via the device’s app store, and Chromecast via the NBC Sports iOS or Android app.

Telemundo will stream Spanish-language commentary through its website as well as its Telemundo Desportes apps on Android and on iOS. Again, you’ll be asked for your pay TV account login info.

Saturday's schedule (all times are ET) 

9 a.m.: Men's Wrestling

10 a.m.: Women's Triathlon

10:40 a.m.: Men's Water Polo

1 p.m.: Women's Boxing

2:30 p.m.: Women's Basketball finals

3:59 p.m.: Rhythmic gymnastics

4:30 p.m.: Men's Soccer

5 p.m.: Modern Pentathlon

8 p.m.: Men's 1500-meter race


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