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Rugby sevens: Men’s Olympic schedule

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The men's Olympic campaign for gold starts on Tuesday August 9, and we have listed each game below. Fiji are favourites for the gold medal, but New Zealand, South Africa and Kenya have all won stages on the World Series circuit in 2015/16 so have the ability to cause an upset.


Tuesday 9th August

Session One (from 3pm on BBC)

Deodoro Stadium

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Match 1 (15:00 – 15:20) Pool B – Australia v France

Match 2 (15:30 – 15:50) Pool B – South Africa v Spain

Match 3 (16:00 – 16:20) Pool C – Great Britain v Kenya

Match 4 (16:30 – 16:50) Pool C – New Zealand v Japan

Match 5 (17:00 – 17:20) Pool A – USA v Argentina

Match 6 (17:30 – 17:50) Pool A – Fiji v Brazil

Session Two (from 8pm on BBC)

Match 7 (20:00 – 20:20) Pool B – Australia v Spain

Match 8 (20:30 – 20:50) Pool B – South Africa v France

Match 9 (21:00 – 21:20) Pool C – Great Britain v Japan

Match 10 (21:30 – 21:50) Pool C – New Zealand v Kenya

Match 11 (22:00 – 22:20) Pool A – USA v Brazil

Match 12 (22:30 – 22:50) Pool A – Fiji v Argentina

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Wednesday 10 August 

Session Three (from 3pm on BBC)

Deodoro Stadium

Match 13 (15:00 – 15:20) Pool B – France v Spain

Match 14 (15:30 – 15:50) Pool B – South Africa v Australia

Match 15 (16:00 – 16:20) Pool C – Kenya v Japan

Match 16 (16:30 – 16:50) Pool C – New Zealand v Great Britain

Match 17 (17:00 – 17:20) Pool A – Argentina v Brazil

Match 18 (17:30 – 17:50) Pool A – Fiji v USA

Play-offs/quarter-finals (from 8pm on BBC)

Match 19 (20:00 – 20:20) 9th Place Semi-final – Seed 9 v Seed 12

Match 20 (20:30 – 20:50) 9th Place Semi-final – Seed 10 v Seed 11

Match 21 (21:00 – 21:20) Medal Quarter-final – 1st Pool A v Seed 8

Match 22 (21:30 – 21:50) Medal Quarter-final – 2nd Pool C v 2nd Pool B

Match 23 (22:00 – 22:20) Medal Quarter-final – 1st Pool C v 2nd Pool A

Match 24 (22:30 – 22:50) Medal Quarter-final – 1st Pool B v Seed 7

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Thursday 11th August

Semi-finals from 16:30pm, finals from 21:30 (on BBC)

Deodoro Stadium

Match 25 (16:30 – 16:50) 11th Place Play-off – Loser Game 19 v Loser Game 20

Match 26 (17:00 – 17:20) 9th Place Play-off – Winner Game 19 v Winner Game 20

Match 27 (17:30 – 17:50) 5th Place Semi-final – Loser Game 21 v Loser Game 22

Match 28 (18:00 – 18:20) 5th Place Semi-final – Loser Game 23 v Loser Game 24

Match 29 (18:30 – 18:50) Medal Semi-final – Winner Game 21 v Winner Game 22

Match 30 (19:00 – 19:20) Medal Semi-final – Winner Game 23 v Winner Game 24

Match 31 (21:30 – 21:50) 7th Place Play-off – Loser Game 27 v Loser Game 28

Match 32 (22:00 – 22:20) 5th Place Play-off – Winner Game 27 v Winner Game 28

Match 33 (22:30 – 22:50) Bronze Medal Match – Loser Game 29 v Loser Game 30

Match 34 (23:00 – 23:20) Gold Medal Match – Winner Game 29 v Winner Game 30

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