Singaporeans in action

FENG TIANWEI, YU MENGYU, ZHOU YIHAN
Table tennis: Women's team round 1 - v Egypt (9pm)


DEREK WONG
Badminton: Men's singles group stage - v Soren Opti (Sur) (9.45pm)


SAIYIDAH AISYAH
Rowing: Women's single sculls repechage (tomorrow, 12.01am)


LEONARD ONG
Sailing: Men's RS:X, races 10, 11 & 12 (tomorrow, 12.15am)


AUDREY YONG
Sailing: Women's RS:X, races 10, 11 & 12 (tomorrow, 12.15am)


COLIN CHENG
Sailing: Men's Laser, races 7 & 8 (tomorrow, 12.15am)


ELIZABETH YIN
Sailing: Women's Laser Radial, races 7 & 8 (tomorrow, 12.15am)


JOVINA CHOO/AMANDA NG
Sailing: 470 Women, races 5 & 6 (tomorrow, 12.15am)


GRISELDA KHNG/SARA TAN
Sailing: Women's 49er FX, races 1, 2 & 3 (tomorrow, 12.05am)


JOSEPH SCHOOLING, QUAH ZHENG WEN
Swimming: Men's 100m butterfly semi-finals (10.16am), if they advance.


Pick of the action


21 GOLDS AT STAKE

ATHLETICS
Women's 10,000m (10.10pm) The athletics programme kicks off with Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba attempting to win her third straight 10,000m.


JUDO
Men's over-100kg (from 9pm) Eight-time world champion Teddy Riner of France defends his 2012 gold in the sport's heaviest division.


SWIMMING
Men's 100m butterfly, women's 800m freestyle, men's 50m freestyle (from tomorrow, 9.12am) Three highly anticipated finals in a row: Michael Phelps is swimming in almost certainly his last individual event (can Joseph Schooling make the final too?), Katie Ledecky going for her third individual gold, and the explosiveness of the fastest race in the pool.


Tweetbits

When a fire alarm goes off in your building, grab your medal and gym bag. #everythingisokay

SIMONE BILES

The American gymnast is clear where her priorities would lie in the event of a fire.


Winning shot


Cameroon’s Bodo Essissima Madeleine Samantha making a statement with her dyed and elaborately braided hair in the volleyball Pool A game against Russia on Wednesday. The 0-3 loss, however, was Cameroon’s third straight and they look unlikely to progress. PHOTO: REUTERS

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