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6 To Watch: Day 1, Saturday, August 6, 2016

Here are 6 things to be on the lookout for during Day 1 of the Rio Olympic Games

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    6 To Watch: Day 1, Saturday, August 6, 2016
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    Danell Leyva y la ilusión de volver a subir al podio en Río

    Here are six key things to watch during Day 1 of the Rio Olympic Games.

    DON'T MISS THE ACTION: For a complete rundown of all the day's events in Rio, visit the streaming schedule page for NBCOlympics.com. Watch every event of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games live there, on the NBC Sports App and connected set-top boxes and catch the highlights in primetime on NBC

    Danell Leyva of Miami competes in the Team Competition of men’s gymnastics.  Leyva won Bronze in London and was originally left off the active roster but was a last minute addition because of injury.

    How to Watch: The qualifications round for the men's squad begins at 1:30 p.m. Watch it live on your smartphone or desktop computer, or during the primetime broadcast.

    United States' Morgan Brian, second from right, celebrates with her teammates after Alex Morgan score her team's second goal against New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. United States won 2-0.
    Photo credit: AP

    Jill Ellis and the US Women’s Soccer Team play France at 4 p.m. on NBCSN.  Ellis is the head coach and lives in Miami.  The US Women won the first game against New Zealand 2-0 and are the heavy favorite for a third straight gold medal.

    How to Watch: Watch live on your smartphone or desktop computer here. The competition kicks off at 4 p.m. ET.

    Miami rower Robin Prendes competes in the qualifying heats of Men’s rowing from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m  on NBC 6.   Prendes was born in Cuba and went to Princeton. He competed in London in 2012 and finished 8th.

    How to Watch: Watch live on your smartphone or desktop computer here. The competition kicks off at 8 a.m. ET.

    Foluke Akinradewo of Plantation and St. Thomas Aquinas H.S. in Fort Lauderdale competes for the USA women’s volleyball team against Puerto Rico at 4:15 p.m. live on NBC 6.

    How to Watch: Watch live on your smartphone or desktop computer here. The competition kicks off at 4:15 p.m.. ET.

    Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and the USA men’s basketball team play their first game of the Olympics vs. China at 6 p.m. on NBCSN right after the women’s soccer game.  They are the 2016 Dream Team and should cruise to a gold medal.

    How to Watch: Watch live on your smartphone or desktop computer here. The competition kicks off at 6:00 p.m. ET.

    Kerri Walsh-Jennings tries to defend her gold medal in women’s beach volleyball in primetime on NBC 6.  KWJ is playing with a new partner this time around.

    How to Watch: Watch live on your smartphone or desktop computer here.