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What’s on at Olympics TODAY? UK start times and full Tokyo schedule as Team GB continue their medal hunt on Sunday

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 picking up pace and it's been a stunning start for the Brits.

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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Sunday, August 1

The men’s 100m final is wide open on Super Sunday — CJ Ujah, Zharnel Hughes and Reece Prescod run for Team GB.

Gymnast Whitlock is the defending champ in his signature event — the men’s pommel horse.

It is the final day of the men’s golf and golds will be dished out in tennis to men’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

Peaty has a chance of a hat-trick when he swims in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final.

Sunday highlights:

Monday, August 2

It is day one of the track cycling and multiple Olympic champions Laura Kenny and Ed Clancy are in the saddle.

There are more gymnastics finals to enjoy, it is the conclusion to the sailing 49er races as well as eventing individual and team finals.

Monday highlights:

Tuesday, August 3

Cycling couple Laura and Jason Kenny could win gold on the same day as they go in the team pursuit and team sprint.

The first boxing finals will be held and sailor Giles Scott should be involved in the Finn medal race. The men’s football reaches the semi-final stage.

Tuesday highlights:

Wednesday, August 4

Assuming she is fit and 100 per cent, reigning world champ Katarina Johnson-Thompson begins her heptathlon bid.

Adam Gemili agonisingly missed out on a medal in the men’s 200m final at Rio 2016. He may get another go here.

Sky Brown, the youngest British summer Olympian at 13 years and 11 days, competes in the first-ever skateboarding event.

The women’s golf begins and Britain’s first female black swimmer Alice Dearing will negotiate jellyfish over 10km of open water.

Wednesday highlights:

Thursday, August 5

Katerina Johnson-Thompson will hope her damaged ankle can hold up as the heptathlon concludes.

Her boyfriend Andrew Pozzi has a chance of a medal in the men’s 110m hurdles.

Liam Heath defends his kayak single 200m title, while the men’s hockey medals will be settled.

Thursday highlights:

Friday, August 6

Jason and Laura Kenny could again win medals in the same track cycling session, this time in the sprint and madison.

The women’s hockey medals are decided and Shauna Coxsey competes in the inaugural climbing finals.

Friday highlights:

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:

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:

What to expect from Team GB at the Tokyo Olympic games

Football news:

Tuchel vs Guardiola - a lot of mutual tactical respect, few moments (especially at 0:0). Bernardo is a hidden hero
Ex-Man City and Arsenal midfielder Nasri finished his career at the age of 34
Bruno about the missed penalty: I have taken responsibility and I will not be afraid to do it again
Karasev will serve Liverpool's match with Porto in the Champions League on September 28
Arteta about difficulties: Arsenal had to go through this and become stronger. We will build something powerful
Pioli on Milan's victories with an abundance of injuries: We are becoming a truly mature team
Nigmatullin about Semin's departure from Rostov: Palych realized that he could not do anything with this team, apparently