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

Volleyball isn’t just played at the beach during the Olympics.

Indoor volleyball is scheduled to get underway Saturday, as the Russian men and Brazilian women aim to defend their gold medals in Rio de Janeiro. Team USA hopes to play spoiler on the women’s side, though, after a silver medal in London.

You can check out the schedule for the preliminary, quarterfinal, semifinal and medal rounds below, as well as the TV and live stream information for each game.

SCHEDULE (All matches are ET)

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Preliminaries

Sunday, Aug. 7 (USA 12 p.m.)
Italy 3, France 0
Brazil 3, Mexico 1
Poland 3, Egypt 0
USA vs. Canada, 4 p.m. (NBC)
Russia vs. Cuba, 7:30 p.m.
Argentina vs. Iran, 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 9
Russia vs. Argentina, 8:30 a.m. (USA 11:30 a.m.)
France vs. Mexico, 10:30 a.m.
Italy vs. USA, 2 p.m. (NBC)
Poland vs. Iran, 4 p.m.
Cuba vs. Egypt, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. Canada, 9:30 p.m. (NBCSN)

Thursday, Aug. 11 (MSNBC 2 p.m., NBCSN 8 p.m.)
Iran vs. Cuba, 8:30 a.m.
Russia vs. Egypt, 10:30 a.m.
Poland vs. Argentina, 2 p.m.
Canada vs. France, 4 p.m.
Italy vs. Mexico, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. USA, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 13 (MSNBC 1:15 p.m.)
Iran vs. Egypt, 8:30 a.m.
Argentina vs. Cuba, 10:30 a.m.
Poland vs. Russia, 2 p.m.
USA vs. France, 4 p.m. (NBC)
Canada vs. Mexico, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. Italy, 9:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 15 (NBC 10 a.m., NBCSN 4 p.m., 9:30 p.m.)
Argentina vs. Egypt, 8:30 a.m.
USA vs. Mexico, 10:30 a.m.
Russia vs. Iran, 2 p.m.
Poland vs. Cuba, 4 p.m.
Italy vs. Canada, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. France, 9:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals
Wednesday, Aug. 17
Quarterfinal No. 1, 9 a.m.
Quarterfinal No. 2, 1 p.m. (NBC)
Quarterfinal No. 3, 5 p.m. (CNBC)
Quarterfinal No. 4, 9:15 p.m.

Semifinals
Friday, Aug. 19
Semifinal  No. 1, 12 p.m. (NBC)
Semifinal No. 2, 9:15 p.m. (NBCSN)

Bronze medal
Saturday, Aug. 20, 8:30 a.m. (USA)

Gold medal
Saturday, Aug. 20, 12:15 p.m. (NBC)

WOMEN
Preliminaries

Saturday, Aug. 6 (NBCSN 12 p.m.)
Republic of Korea 3, Japan 1
Netherlands 3, China 2
Brazil 3, Cameron 0
USA 3, Puerto Rico 0
Russia 3, Argentina 0
Serbia 3, Italy 0

Monday, Aug. 8 (NBCSN 12 p.m., 9:30 p.m.)
China vs. Italy, 8:30 a.m.
Japan vs. Cameroon, 10:30 a.m.
USA vs. Netherlands, 2 p.m. (NBC)
Serbia vs. Puerto Rico, 4 p.m.
Russia vs. Republic of Korea, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. Argentina, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 10
China vs. Puerto Rico, 8:30 a.m.
Italy vs. Netherlands, 10:30 a.m.
USA vs. Serbia, 2 p.m. (NBC)
Russia vs. Cameroon, 4 p.m.
Republic of Korea vs. Argentina, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. Japan, 9:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 12 (NBC 2:30 p.m.)
China vs. Serbia, 8:30 a.m. (USA 12:15 p.m.)
Argentina vs. Cameroon, 10:30 a.m.
USA vs. Italy, 2 p.m.
Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico, 4 p.m.
Russia vs. Japan, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. Republic of Korea, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 14 (USA 9 a.m., NBCSN 9:30 p.m.)
Serbia vs. Netherlands, 8:30 a.m.
Republic of Korea vs. Cameroon, 10:30 p.m.
Italy vs. Puerto Rico, 2 p.m.
USA vs. China, 4 p.m. (NBC)
Japan vs. Argentina, 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. Russia, 9:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals
Tuesday, Aug. 16
Quarterfinal No. 1, 9 a.m. (USA)
Quarterfinal No. 2, 1 p.m. (NBC)
Quarterfinal No. 3, 5 p.m. (CNBC)
Quarterfinal No. 4, 9:15 p.m. (NBCSN)

Semifinals
Thursday, Aug. 18
Semifinal  No. 1, 12 p.m. (NBC)
Semifinal No. 2, 9:15 p.m. (NBCSN)

Bronze medal
Saturday, Aug. 20, 12 p.m. (MSNBC)

Gold medal
Saturday, Aug. 20, 9:15 p.m. (NBC)

LIVE STREAM
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