Olympic Rugby 2016: Dates, Start Times, TV Schedule, Live Stream

Rugby will return to the Summer Olympics for the first time since 1924 this Saturday when the 2016 women’s Olympic rugby sevens tournament kicks off in Rio de Janeiro.

An identical men’s tournament follows the three-day women’s tournament, with 12 nations competing in each. See below for the full schedule, TV listings and live stream info for both events.

LIVE STREAM
All Olympic events will be live streamed and can be seen online at NBCOlympics.com.

SCHEDULE (All times Eastern)
Women’s tournament: Aug. 6 to 8
Men’s tournament: Aug. 9 to 11

WOMEN’S:
Saturday, Aug. 6
France 24, Spain 7
New Zealand 52, Kenya 0
Great Britain 29, Brazil 3
Canada 45, Japan 3
Fiji 12, United States 7
Australia 53, Colombia 0

France 40, Kenya 7
New Zealand 31, Spain 5
Great Britain 40, Japan 0
Canada 38, Brazil 0
Unites States 48, Colombia 0
Australia 36, Fiji 0

Sunday, Aug. 7
Kenya 20, Spain 19
New Zealand 26, France 7
Brazil 26, Japan 10
Great Britain 22, Canada 0
Fiji 36, Colombia 0
Australia 12, United States 12

Quarterfinal, 4 p.m. (NBCSN)
Quarterfinal, 4:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Quarterfinal, 5 p.m.
Quarterfinal, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 8
Semifinal, 1:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Semifinal, 2 p.m. (NBCSN)

Bronze medal match, 5:30 p.m. (CNBC)
Gold medal match, 6 p.m. (CNBC)

MEN’S:
Tuesday, Aug. 9
Australia vs. France, 10 a.m. (NBCSN)
South Africa vs. Spain, 10:30 a.m. (NBCSN)
Great Britain vs. Kenya, 11 a.m. (NBCSN)
New Zealand vs. Japan, 11:30 a.m. (NBCSN)
Unites States vs. Argentina, noon (NBCSN)
Fiji vs. Brazil, 12:30 p.m. (NBCSN)

Australia vs. Spain, 3 p.m. (USA)
South Africa vs. France, 3:30 p.m. (USA)
Great Britain vs. Japan, 4 p.m. (USA)
New Zealand vs. Kenya, 4:30 p.m. (USA)
Unites States vs. Brazil, 5 p.m. (CNBC)
Fiji vs. Argentina, 5:30 p.m. (CNBC)

Wednesday, Aug. 10
France vs. Spain, 10 a.m.
South Africa vs. Australia, 10:30 a.m.
Kenya vs. Japan, 11 a.m.
New Zealand vs. Great Britain, 11:30 a.m.
Argentina vs. Brazil, noon (USA)
Fiji vs. United States, 12:30 p.m. (USA)

Quarterfinal, 4 p.m. (USA)
Quarterfinal, 4:30 p.m. (USA)
Quarterfinal, 5 p.m. (CNBC)
Quarterfinal, 5:30 p.m. (CNBC)

Thursday, Aug. 11
Semifinal, 1:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Semifinal, 2 p.m. (NBCSN)

Bronze medal match, 5:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Gold medal match, 6 p.m. (NBCSN)

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