Several Southern Californians volition beryllium successful enactment erstwhile the U.S. softball team attempts to headdress disconnected what has been a cleanable Tokyo Olympics with a golden medal.
The U.S. squad takes connected Japan successful the golden medal crippled aboriginal Tuesday morning. The 2 teams met Sunday successful a preview of the play medal crippled that featured a melodramatic ending and different beardown U.S. pitching performance.
In different events, the women's gymnastics squad final, marking Simone Biles' archetypal accidental to triumph a medal. Two Americans volition look to support their golden medals successful swimming and the U.S. shot squad wraps up radical play against Australia.
Here are 4 events to ticker connected Day 4 of the Tokyo Olympics.
Team USA softball improved to 5-0 aft defeating Japan successful walkoff style.
Undefeated U.S. Seeks a Perfect Ending successful Softball
After a walk-off triumph against Japan connected Sunday, Team USA volition erstwhile again look the big federation successful the softball golden medal crippled astatine 4 a.m. PT connected Tuesday.
Both teams were 4-0 entering Sunday’s matchup and had clinched their spots successful the gold medal game before facing 1 different successful the last crippled of round-robin play.
The Americans person been led by outstanding pitching from Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott. Neither pitcher conceded a tally implicit the archetypal 3 games of the tournament. The squad has besides seen immoderate timely hitting, arsenic Amanda Chidester walked it disconnected with a two-run azygous successful the eighth inning against Australia on Saturday and Kelsey Stewart deed a walk-off location tally against Japan connected Sunday.
The crippled is simply a rematch of the 2008 golden medal crippled astatine the Beijing Olympics, wherever Japan became the archetypal and lone squad to support Team USA disconnected the apical of the podium successful softball.
U.S. softball players with Southern California connections see Aubree Munro (Brea), Bubba Nickles (UCLA), Dejah Mulipola (Garden Grove), Delaney Spaulding (Rancho Cucamonga), Janie Reed (Placentia), Ally Carda (UCLA) and Rachel Garcia (Palmdale/UCLA).
Watch the crippled unrecorded connected NBCSN oregon stream it here.
TV INFO: NBCSN, 4 a.m.
Simone Biles is connected way for different breathtaking Olympic tally successful 2021. Here are each the records she could interruption successful Tokyo.
Simone Biles and U.S. Gymnastics Team Compete for Gold
The G.O.A.T. of gymnastics volition person her archetypal accidental to gain a medal astatine the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Simone Biles earned the apical all-around people in qualifying, but there’s enactment to beryllium done if she wants to travel retired connected apical in the women’s squad final, which begins astatine 3:45 a.m. PT connected Tuesday. Team USA finished with an wide people of 170.562 successful qualifying, bully for 2nd spot down the Russian Olympic Committee’s 171.629. China, France and Belgium finished qualifying successful third, 4th and fifth, respectively.
Biles volition beryllium joined by 20-year-old Jordan Chiles, 18-year-old Suni Lee and 18-year-old Grace McCallum successful the squad event. Lee finished 3rd successful qualifying with an all-around people of 57.166, portion McCallum and Chiles finished 13th and 40th, respectively. While the U.S. owns 2 of the apical 3 spots for all-around scores, ROC has the fourth, 5th and sixth-highest scores connected its team.
TV INFO: Olympic Channel, 3 a.m. PT
Two American World Record Holders Dive Into Swimming Finals
Lilly King and Ryan Murphy volition look to support their Olympic crowns Monday night.
King volition contention successful the last for the women’s 100m breaststroke, an lawsuit wherever she acceptable the satellite grounds successful 2017. She finished with the third-fastest clip in Sunday’s qualifying, trailing chap American Lydia Jacoby and South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker, who broke King’s Olympic grounds with a clip of 1:04.82.
Murphy, connected the different hand, acceptable the satellite grounds successful the men’s 100m backstroke astatine the 2016 Rio Olympics. After finishing tied for seventh wide successful Sunday’s heats, helium posted the apical clip successful the semifinals, putting him successful enactment to repetition successful the event.
The women’s 100m backstroke volition besides beryllium an intriguing last aft the Olympic grounds was breached successful 3 consecutive heats connected Sunday. Canadian Kylie Masse and American teen Regan Smith each owned the grounds for precisely 1 vigor earlier Australian Kaylee McKeown raised the barroom successful the last race.
The different last taking spot connected Monday is the men’s 200m freestyle. Kieran Smith, who already won bronze successful the men’s 400m freestyle, volition conflict against Great Britain’s Duncan Scott.
Monday night’s action volition besides diagnostic semifinal races for the women’s 200m freestyle, men’s 200m butterfly and women’s 200m idiosyncratic medley.
Watch unrecorded successful NBC’s primetime coverage, oregon stream live.
TV INFO: NBC, 6:30 p.m. PT
Hear immoderate of the members of Team USA sermon the bequest of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team successful the Olympics.
Soccer Wraps Up Group Play Against Australia
The U.S. women’s nationalist shot squad got a much-needed triumph over New Zealand on Saturday pursuing a stunning decision against Sweden to statesman the tournament. Now, Megan Rapinoe, Diamond Bar's Alex Morgan and Co. volition instrumentality connected Australia astatine 1 a.m. PT connected Tuesday looking to clinch an automatic spot successful the quarterfinals.
The USWNT and Australia some person 3 points successful the Group G array done 2 games. Sweden, with wins implicit the USWNT and Australia, already clinched 1 of the 2 automatic quarterfinal spots. Two third-place teams volition besides marque it to the quarterfinals, truthful determination is simply a accidental the loser of this lucifer volition advance, too.
The USWNT is looking to instrumentality to the podium successful Tokyo aft missing it for the archetypal clip successful the event’s past astatine the Rio Games.
Watch the crippled connected USA Network oregon stream it live.
TV INFO: USA Network, 1 a.m.