A day after his sprint into history, Los Angeles’s Allyson Felix will be back on track for an eleventh Olympic medal.
The bronze medalist over 400m will be part of the 4x400m relay. Both the US men’s and women’s teams will compete in the final on early Saturday morning.
On day 15, the US men’s hoop team will play for gold, as will the golfer Nelly Korda and the US baseball team.
Allyson Felix and US squadrons are striving for more medals
On the last full day out on the track, Team USA will attempt to finish on the podium in both the men’s and women’s 4 × 400 relay.
The relay will mark the final race in Allyson Felix’s illustrious Olympic career. Team USA will try to send one of the most highly decorated Olympians in history to their collection with one final medal.
Felix won her 10th Olympic medal with his victory. bonze on day 14 in the 400m final. The courageous performance – Felix held third place on the home straight – made her the most highly decorated woman in Olympic track and field history.
A medal in the 4x400m would make her the most successful American woman in athletics, with another medal than the great Carl Lewis.
Team USA is the reigning champion of the event and will be gold medal favorites after their brilliant qualifying time of 3:20:86. Kendall Ellis, Lyann Irby, Wadeline Jonathas and Kaylin Whitney made up the qualifying quartet, while Felix is expected to play the final on Saturday morning at 5:30 p.m. PT.
Further final events from athletics on Saturday are: high jump for women, 10,000-meter race for women, javelin throw for men and 1,500-meter race for men.
Coverage begins at 3 p.m. PT. Watch or stream live on Peacock.
Team USA’s men’s basketball went gold after beating Australia in a comeback win.
Men’s basketball has a rematch with France for gold
In men’s basketball, Team USA will meet France again, this time for a gold medal. After losing to France in the opening game of the Olympic tournament, Team USA dominated the competition, defeating Iran, the Czech Republic, Spain and Australia.
During the tournament, Kevin Durant overtook Carmelo Anthony for the most points scored in Team USA history. The United States has won gold in all Olympics since 2008 and will try to continue its Olympic streak.
Durant will attempt to lead the US men to gold starting at 7:30 p.m. PT on NBC.
The game can be streamed live.
The US golfer Nelly Korda has a lead of three strokes after three rounds of the Olympic golf tournament.
US golfer Nelly Korda picks up gold
Despite a strong push from Australian Lydia Ko in the third round, American golfer Nelly Korda leads the women’s Olympic golf tournament to the finals on Friday evening.
Korda finished Round 3 early Friday morning at -3pm after a weather delay. The Indian Aditi Ashok remains in second place with -12.
Ko and the Australian Hannah Green are currently in third place with the Danish Emily Kristine Pederson and the Japanese Mone Inami.
The number one golf player in the world, Korda had nine birdies and an eagle on the way to shooting nine under par in the second round.
The Olympic officials hope to reach the last 18 of the 72-hole tournament in Tokyo on Saturday, even if weather delays are to be expected.
The gold medal will be awarded in Ladies Golf starting at 2:30 p.m. PT on Golf Channel tonight.
The women’s Olympic golf tournament 2021 can be streamed live
Team USA beat South Korea on Thursday, paving the way for a rematch against Japan for Olympic gold
Team USA take on Japan for baseball gold
Team USA is on the hunt for the first Olympic gold medal since 2008. They face Japan at 3:00 PT on Saturday, as the only team to beat them in a pool game.
Eddy Alvarez is the third American to have won a medal in both the Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics by making it to the gold medal game and he will try to win that gold medal.
The U.S. baseball team won its only gold medal in 2000 when it stunned a preferred Cuban team at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
The game will be streamed live at 3:00 a.m. on NBCOlympics.com and broadcast on Saturday at 6:30 a.m. PT on the USA Network.