What's on at Olympics TODAY? Tom Daley returns while Laura Muir goes for gold in 1500m final

THE Olympics are in full flow – and the medals continue to roll in for Team GB.

After a five-year wait, the Tokyo event is now nearing its conclusion with the Brit haul passing 50 medals.

With the EIGHT-HOUR time difference between the UK and Japan, be prepared to stay up through the night to catch the best moments from Tokyo 2020.

We’ve got the full schedule and SunSport's Rob Maul has picked out the daily highlights to help you stay on track (all times BST).


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Friday, August 6

Laura Muir tops the bill for Team GB, with the Scot star going for gold in the 1500m.

Tom Daley is back in the 10m diving qualifying, while the women's football title will go to either Canada or Sweden.

And a packed day is finished off with the 4x100m relay finals, where Team GB's women will be aiming for a medal after smashing the national record in the heats.

Friday highlights:

  • Women's golf round 3 (midnight)
  • Canoe sprint finals (1.30am)
  • Beach volleyball women's gold (2am)
  • Women's hockey bronze (2.30am)
  • Women's football final (3am)
  • Women's basketball SF (5.40am)
  • Boxing men's heavyweight final (6am)
  • Diving men's 10m platform (7am)
  • Cycling women's madison (7.30am)
  • Cycling men's sprint (7.30am)
  • Men's 20km walk (8.30am)
  • Climbing women's final (9.30am)
  • Women's hockey gold final (11am)
  • Table tennis men's team final (11.30am)
  • Women's javelin (11.50am)
  • Men's 5000m final (midday)
  • Womens 400m final (midday)
  • Women's 1500m final (12.30pm)
  • Women's 4x100m relay (1pm)
  • Men's 4x100m relay (1.30pm)
  • Men's football bronze medal (midday)

Saturday, August 7

The final night of track-and-field athletics and the 4x400m relays take centre stage.

Tom Daley goes for gold in the men’s 10m platform final.

It is the men’s final in football, the women’s golf reaches its final hole and the USA Dream Team are favourites to win the men’s basketball title.

Saturday highlights:

  • Women's golf final round (midnight)
  • Canoe sprint finals (1.30am)
  • Beach volleyball men's gold (2am)
  • Diving men's 10m semi-final (2am)
  • Basketball men's final (3.30am)
  • Baseball men's bronze (4am)
  • Boxing finals (6am)
  • Modern pentathlon men's finals (6.30am)
  • Diving men's 10m final (7am)
  • Cycling men's madison final (7.30am)
  • Water polo men's final (8.30am)
  • Baseball men's final (11am)
  • Men's high jump final (11am)
  • Men's javelin final (11am)
  • Men's 1500m final (11am)
  • Women's 4x400m relay (midday)
  • Men's 4x400m relay (midday)
  • Football men's gold medal final (12.30pm)
  • Handball mens gold medal final (1pm)
  • Volleyball men's gold medal final (1.15pm)
  • Men's marathon (11pm)

Sunday, August 8

Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge is the favourite in the men’s marathon.

Laura and Jason Kenny could sign off with more glory in their blazing saddles.

It is boxing’s super-heavyweight final for men.

Then Tokyo passes the baton to Paris 2024 — when, hopefully, Covid is a distant memory.

Sunday highlights:

  • Men's marathon (midnight)
  • Basketball women's gold medal final (3.30am)
  • Cycling women's sprint final (2am)
  • Cycling men's Keirin final (2am)
  • Cycling women's omnium (3am)
  • Volleyball women's gold medal final (5.30am)
  • Boxing finals (6am)
  • Handball women's gold medal final (7am)
  • Water polo men's gold medal final (8.30am)

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