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How to watch the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Thursday events

TUCSON (NBC/KVOA) - From Caeleb Dressel hoping for gold to the women's gymnastics hitting the mat after Simone Biles withdrew from individual all-around competition to focus on mental health, the events lined up for Thursday are sure to be explosive.

The U.S. men finished fifth in the team event on Monday but look to rebound in the individual all-around. Three-time Olympian Sam Mikulak and newly minted U.S. all-around champ Brody Malone are the only two Americans competing in the event. 

Next up for women's gymnastics is the individual all-around final. Simone Biles initially qualified to compete in this event alongside teammate Suni Lee, but after Biles withdrew from the team event, her status for the rest of the Olympics is now uncertain. USA Gymnastics announced on Wednesday that Biles would be withdrawing from the individual all-around to focus on her mental health and said that she "will continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether or not to participate in next week’s individual event finals." With Biles out of the all-around, Jade Carey will take her place in the event, while Suni Lee is now a gold medal contender. Lee had the third-highest all-around score during the qualifying round behind Biles and Brazil's Rebeca

Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil, the youngest U.S. beach volleyball pair ever, go for their second win in as many tries when they take on Kenyan duo Gaudencia Makokha and Brackcides Khadambi. Claes and Sponcil won their opening match in three sets.

Five finals are on tap for swimming, and of significant interest will be the men's 100m freestyle. Caeleb Dressel is the two-time reigning world champion in that event and will be the heavy favorite. Given his recent domination, it's possible he could even be on world-record watch. 

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Archery - M/W Individual Prelims 1/32-1/26 Eliminations
Begins at 12 a.m.

Rugby - Women's Pool Round Session 2
Begins at 12:30 a.m.

Badminton - W Doubles QF, M Singles Rof16
Begins at 1 a.m.
Table 1
Table 2
Table 3

Boxing - Three Weight Classes Round of 16
Begins at 1 a.m.

Judo - Repechage/Semifinals/Medals Women's 78 kg & Men's 100 kg
Begins at 1 a.m.

Fencing - Medal Matches Women's Team Foil
Begins at 2:30 a.m.

Swimming - Day 6, Heats Women's 800m free & more
Begins at 3 a.m.

Gymnastics - Women's Individual AA
Begins at 3:50 a.m.

Table Tennis - W Singles Bronze/Gold Medal Matches
Begins at 4 a.m.

Volleyball - Women's Pool B (United States vs. Turkey)
Begins at 5:45 a.m.

Golf - Men's Individual Stroke Play Round 2
Part 1 begins at 3:30 p.m.
Part 2 begins at 6 p.m.

Rowing - Finals M/W Eight & Singles
Begins at 3:45 p.m.

Water Polo - Women's Prelim, Game 14 (USA vs. ROC)
Begins at 11:30 p.m.

Equestrian - Eventing Dressage Sess. 1 Team and Individual
Begins at 4:30 p.m.

Badminton - Mixed Doubles Bronze Match, more
Begins at 5 p.m.

Beach Volleyball - Women Prelim (USA v. NED)
Begins at 5 p.m.

Rugby - Women's Pool Round Session 3
Begins at 5 p.m.

Track and Field - Round 1 M 400mH, W 800m, W 100m, M Steeplechase; & more
Begins at 5 p.m.

Track and Field - Men's High Jump Qualifying A & B
Begins at 5:15 p.m.

Archery - Women's Individual 1/8 Eliminations
Begins at 5:30 p.m.

Track and Field - Men's Discus Qualifying A & B
Begins at 5:45 p.m.

Cycling - BMX Racing Men's & Women's Semis, Finals
Begins at 6 p.m.

Swimming - Day 7, Finals Men's 200m IM & more
Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Boxing - Five Weight Classes Quarterfinals, Round 16
Begins at 7 p.m.

Judo - Elimination/QF
Begins at 7 p.m.
Mat 1: Women's 78+ kg
Mat 2: Men's 100+ kg

Volleyball - Men's Pool B (Brazil vs. United States)
Begins at 7:05 p.m.

Sailing - Men's & Women's 470, more prelims
Begins at 8 p.m.

Trampoline - Women's Event Qualification and Final
Begins at 9 p.m.

Basketball - Women's Prelim Group B (USA v. Japan)
Begins at 9:40 p.m.

Canoe/Kayak - Slalom Men's K-1 Semifinal & Final
Begins at 10 p.m.

Shooting - Women's Sport Pistol Final
Begins at 10 p.m.

Archery - Women's Individual Quarters, Semis, Finals
Begins at 10:45 p.m.

Diving - Women's 3m Springboard Prelim
Begins at 11 p.m.

Badminton - Mixed Doubles Gold Match, more
Begins at 11:30 p.m.

The schedule for the duration of the games can be found here at nbcolympics.com.

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