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Here’s what you can watch in the Olympics today

The Rio Olympics officially open Friday and competition kicks into high gear on Saturday, but there are events you can enjoy today to get you in the Olympic spirit before the opening ceremony.

Yesterday, women’s soccer took the main stage, and the United States beat New Zealand 2-0 in group stage play.

Today, men’s soccer gets the spotlight, with many games being shown live.

Here’s today’s full schedule:

NBC

  • Olympic Preview Special — 8-9 p.m.

NBCSN — Men’s Soccer

  • Iraq vs. Denmark (LIVE) — 9 a.m.
  • Brazil vs. Russia (LIVE) — Noon
  • Portugal vs. Argentina (LIVE) — 2 p.m.
  • Fiji vs. South Korea (LIVE) — 4 p.m.
  • Nigeria vs. Japan (LIVE) — 6 p.m.

USA — Men’s Soccer

  • Honduras vs. Algeria (LIVE) — 11 a.m.
  • Mexico vs. Germany (LIVE) — 1 p.m.
  • Sweden vs. Colombia (LIVE) — 3 p.m.

NBC SOCCER CHANNEL — Men’s Soccer

  • Iraq vs. Denmark (LIVE) — 9 a.m.
  • Iraq vs. Denmark (Encore) — 11 a.m.
  • Brazil vs. Russia (LIVE) — Noon
  • Portugal vs. Argentina (LIVE) — 2 p.m.
  • Fiji vs. South Korea (LIVE) — 4 p.m.
  • Nigeria vs. Japan (LIVE) — 6 p.m.
  • Honduras vs. Algeria — 8 p.m.
  • Mexico vs. Germany — 9:30 p.m.
  • Sweden vs. Colombia — 11 p.m.

TELEMUNDO — Men’s Soccer

  • Honduras vs. Algeria (LIVE) — 11 a.m.
  • Mexico vs. Germany (LIVE) — 1 p.m.

NBC UNIVERSO — Men’s Soccer

  • Brazil vs. Russia (LIVE) — Noon
  • Portugal vs. Argentina (LIVE) — 2 p.m.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

Contact Kira Terry at kterry@reviewjournal.com. Find her on Twitter: @kiraterry

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