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Canada at the Tokyo Olympics: Who’s competing Saturday night, Sunday morning – National

Canada at the Tokyo Olympics: Who’s competing Saturday night, Sunday morning – National

Canadian athletes will be busy competing in several events at the Tokyo Olympics Sunday, including chances for more swimming medals and a shot at the gold in men’s high jump and women’s springboard diving.

For Canadian fans, events will begin Saturday evening and continue overnight into Sunday.

Here’s when you can see Canada compete in several sports (all times Eastern). Events with multiple showings for Canada are marked with starting times. Medal events are marked in bold.

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Golf – 6:30 p.m. ET

Mackenzie Hughes and Corey Conners are both tied for 17th place heading into the fourth and final round of men’s play at 6:30 p.m. ET Saturday, which will decide the medal winners.

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Hughes will tee off at 8:47 p.m. ET, followed by Conners at 9:03 p.m. ET.

Equestrian – 6:45 p.m. ET

Colleen Loach and her horse Qorry Blue D’Argouges compete in the team and individual cross country event starting at 6:45 p.m. ET Saturday.

Volleyball – 8 p.m. ET

Canada plays its final game of the men’s preliminary rounds against Poland at 8 p.m. ET Saturday.

The men are entering the game with a 2-2 record, having lost its first two matches against Italy and Japan before bouncing back to defeat Iran and Venezuela this week.

Beach Volleyball – 8 p.m. ET

Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson head into the women’s round of 16, taking on the undefeated United States at 8 p.m. ET Saturday.

Fencing – 8 p.m. ET

The men’s foil team takes on Germany in the table of 16 starting at 8 p.m. ET Saturday.

Athletics – 8:10 p.m. ET

Jillian Weir will seek to qualify to advance in the women’s hammer throw competition at 8:10 p.m. ET Saturday, followed by Camryn Rogers’ qualifying throws at 9:40 p.m. ET.

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In the women’s 3,000-metre steeplechase qualifier, Genevieve Lalonde will compete in the first heat at 8:40 p.m. ET, followed by Regan Yee in the second heat at 8:55 p.m. ET and Alycia Butterworth in the third heat at 9:10 p.m. ET.

At 8:50 p.m. ET, Christabel Nettey will aim to make it through the women’s long jump qualification.

Django Lovett will seek a medal in the men’s high jump final at 6:10 a.m. ET Sunday, after tying for first place in the qualifier.

Then at 7:35 a.m. ET, Marco Arop will continue the journey toward his own medal in the men’s 800-metre semifinal.

Basketball – 9 p.m. ET

Team Canada will look to improve on its 1-1 record in the women’s basketball preliminary rounds when it faces Spain at 9 p.m. ET Saturday.

Wrestling – 10 p.m. ET

Elizabeth Erica Wiebe will take on Estonia’s Epp Maee in the first round of the women’s freestyle 76-kilogram weight class, which begins at 10 p.m. ET.

Wiebe and Maee will be the sixth pair to compete in their arena.

Swimming – 10:15 p.m. ET

The men’s and women’s teams will both race for gold in the 100-metre medley relay finals.

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Taylor Ruck, Sydney Pickrem, Kayla Sanchez and Tokyo gold medallist Margaret Mac Neil will swim for the women at 10:15 p.m. ET.

The men’s team of Markus Thormeyer, Joshua Liendo Edwards, Gabe Mastromatteo and Yuri Kisil will then swim at 10:36 p.m. ET.

Sailing – 11:15 p.m. ET

The team of Jacob Saunders and Oliver Bone will set sail in their next two races of the men’s two-person 470 dinghy event starting at 11:15 p.m. ET Saturday.

Then at 2:05 a.m. ET Sunday, Tom Ramshaw will run the first of his final two races in the men’s one-person heavyweight finn dinghy event.

At 2:33 a.m. ET, Sarah Douglas will race in the women’s one-person laser radical dinghy final.

Weightlifting – 12:50 a.m. ET

Kristel Ngarlem will compete in the non-medal final of the women’s 76-kilogram weight class competition starting at 12:50 a.m. ET Sunday.

Diving – 2 a.m. ET

Jennifer Abel will look to improve on her fourth-place finish at the 2016 Games in Rio when she competes in the women’s three-metre springboard final at 2 a.m. ET Sunday.

Water Polo – 2:30 a.m. ET

Canada seeks its second win of the women’s preliminary round against the Netherlands at 2:30 a.m. ET Sunday.

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The team is carrying a 1-2 record after losses against Australia and Spain last weekend, bouncing back against South Africa on Wednesday.

Artistic Gymnastics – 4:52 a.m. ET

Shallon Olsen will represent Canada in the women’s vault final at 4:52 a.m. ET Sunday, with Elsabeth Black standing by as a reserve.

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