USAIN BOLT ADVANCES AS HE CONTINUES ‘THREE FOR THREE’ QUEST
After proving he’s still the world’s fastest by taking gold in the men’s 100 meter, Usain Bolt continues his pursuit to win gold in three events across three Olympic games and came in first in his 200 meter heat.
Bolt is safely through the first heat and will run in the semifinals and finals on Wednesday night.
SIMONE BILES GETS HER 4th GOLD
It’s the final day of gymnastics and Simone Biles will walk away with her 4th gold medal of the Rio games in the women’s floor routine. Biles rebounded from her bronze medal performance on the balance beam Monday with a strong floor routine. She’s now the first American gymnast with four gold medals since 1904, when Anton Heida won five golds and a silver.
Teammate Aly Raisman also walked away with more hardware, winning silver with a routine that included a perfect double layout.
Other events include the men's parallel bars and men's high bar.
HOW TO SEE IT: Catch a replay of their finale performances online here, or on the NBC primetime broadcast.
The U.S. women's basketball team enters its first elimination game as it faces Japan in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
The Geno-coached American squad haven't lost a game since 1992 and are the gold medal favorites in Rio.
HOW TO SEE IT: The game gets underway at 5:45 p.m. You can watch it on the NBC Sports Network or watch it livestreaming here.
Connecticut's sailors will be back out on the water on Tuesday.
Joe Morris and Thomas Barrows are sailing in the 49er class races. They sailed to the 11th position on Monday. Both were sailing partners at Yale.
Another Yalie, Stuart McNay, is competing in the 470 class races, but those were postponed on Monday. The races will likely continue on Tuesday.
HOW TO SEE IT: The sailing events get underway at noon and you can watch the livestream here.
KERRI WALSH JENNINGS AND APRIL ROSS FACE BRAZIL IN VOLLEYBALL SEMIS
Defending gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and her partner April Ross defeated Australia’s Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden in straight sets Sunday to move one step closer to the gold medal match. But first they’ll face hometown Brazilians Agatha (Ed note: she only goes by that name like Adele) and partner Barbara Seixas de Freitas.
The match will not be an easy one for the U.S. pair. Walsh Jennings and Ross entered the Olympics ranked No. 3 in the world by FIVB. Agatha and Barbara entered as the No. 2 team.
Plus, the Brazilian team will have the crowd on its side.
HOW TO SEE IT: Catch live coverage of the U.S.-Brazil match online or on NBC Sports Network at 11 p.m. ET