The Tokyo Olympics anticipation isn’t over until the closing ceremony is done — and you can watch the ceremony at 7 a.m. ET Peacock or stream live here.
For a complete rundown of the day’s events in Tokyo, visit the streaming schedule page for NBCOlympics.com. Watch every event live there or on the NBC Sports App, and catch the highlights in primetime on NBC.
Here’s what to watch at the Tokyo Olympics.Keyshawn Davis looked to become the first U.S. boxer to win gold since 2004.
U.S. Boxer Davis Takes Silver in Men’s Lightweight
American boxer Keyshawn Davis took silver after falling to Cuban boxer Andy Cruz 4-1 in the men’s lightweight gold medal match on Saturday.
Davis’ run to the match included a knockout of No. 1 seed Sofaine Oumiha of France in the preliminary round and a win over Hovhannes Bachkov of Armenia in the semifinal match.
Boxer Richard Torrez Jr. earned silver after falling to Uzbekistan’s Bakhodir Jalolov 5-0 in the super heavyweight gold medal bout.
Torrez had a chance to win the first U.S. gold medal for Team USA since Andre Ward won silver in Athens in 2004 and be Team USA’s first super heavyweight champ since 1984.
Team USA Women’s Basketball Secures 7th Straight Gold Medal, Defeating Japan
The U.S. women’s basketball team won its seventh straight gold medal on Saturday night, matching a record set by the U.S. men between 1936 and 1968. The final score over Japan was 90-75.
Brittney Griner took over the game much the way Kevin Durant did for the U.S. men on Friday night. She had 30 points on 14-of-18 shooting. A’ja Wilson, winning a gold medal on her 25th birthday, added 19 points, while Breanna Stewart had a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds.
Even on a team with many Olympic veterans, six of the players were not alive the last time the U.S. didn’t win gold, when they took home bronze from Barcelona in 1992. Meanwhile, Team USA’s most experienced players, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi, made history by becoming the first Olympic basketball players – male or female – to win five gold medals.
“It’s 20 years of sacrifice, putting everything aside and just wanting to win,” said Taurasi after the game. “This group found a way to win.”
“It’s not just about us,” Bird said, referencing all of the players who contributed to the U.S. streak.
U.S. Women’s Volleyball Team Wins First Olympic Gold Medal
A spike by Jordan Larson gave the U.S. women’s volleyball team its first ever gold medal.
Team USA defeated Brazil in straight sets, winning 25-21, 25-20, 25-14 to take gold.
Andrea Drews had a team-high 15 points, Michelle Bartsch-Hackley added 14 and Larson finished with 12.
The win also put the United States in front of China in the gold medal count at the Tokyo Olympics, giving the U.S. 39 to China’s 38.
Tokyo Olympics Conclude with 2021 Closing Ceremony
With all 339 medal events completed across 41 sports, the Closing Ceremony took place Sunday, Aug. 8, at 7 a.m. ET at Olympic Stadium. It was streamed live but if you missed it then — or want to see it all again — it will be televised by NBC in primetime at 8 p.m. ET.
NBC Olympics’ commentators Terry Gannon, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will host NBC’s primetime coverage of the Closing Ceremony from Tokyo Olympic Stadium. Lewis Johnson will serve as a reporter for the Closing Ceremony.
The broadcast will be preceded by a “Tokyo Gold” wrap-up show at 7 p.m. ET.