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Men's volleyball: Thomas Jaeschke led Wheaton South to an IHSA title and Loyola to two NCAA championships. His quest to add to his trophy collection begins when the U.S. starts pool play vs. Canada (3 p.m., NBC-5).Rowing: The bestselling book "Boys...

Olympics: What to watch Sunday

Men's volleyball: Thomas Jaeschke led Wheaton South to an IHSA title and Loyola to two NCAA championships. His quest to add to his trophy collection begins when the U.S. starts pool play vs. Canada (3 p.m., NBC-5).Rowing: The bestselling book "Boys...

Olympics: What to watch Sunday

Men's volleyball: Thomas Jaeschke led Wheaton South to an IHSA title and Loyola to two NCAA championships. His quest to add to his trophy collection begins when the U.S. starts pool play vs. Canada (3 p.m., NBC-5).

Rowing: The bestselling book "Boys on the Boat" told the story of the 1936 U.S. gold medalists and the athleticism and teamwork it takes to succeed in this sport, which continues with morning preliminaries (9 a.m., NBC-5).

Tennis: The stars get going with first-round matches, highlighted by 12-time major winner Novak Djokovic of Serbia taking on 2012 bronze medalist Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina (2:45 p.m., Bravo). Rafael Nadal and 2012 gold medalists Serena Williams and Andy Murray also get started.

Beach volleyball: One of the Games' most televised sports gets plenty of airtime, with men's and women's preliminaries from the stunning setting of Copacabana Beach (8 a.m., NBCSN; 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., NBC-5; 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., MSNBC).

Boxing: Highlights from the second day of men's preliminary matches, featuring lightweights and welterweights (10 p.m., tape delay, NBCSN).

Women's basketball: The U.S. women, led by Sky star Elena Delle Donne, tip off group play against Senegal, which qualified for its second Olympics (10 a.m., NBCSN).

Women's rugby: After splitting two games Saturday, the U.S. gets a look at No. 1 seed Australia and Ellia Green, considered the fastest woman in the sport (11:30 a.m., USA).

Women's gymnastics: The heavily favored U.S. team of Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian gets going with team and event qualifying (6 p.m., tape delay, NBC-5).

Swimming: Katie Ledecky's run at history starts with the 400-meter freestyle final at 9 p.m., as she starts her quest to win a U.S. record five golds in a single Games. The day ends with the men's 400 relay, with 18-time gold medalist Michael Phelps expected to participate as the Americans challenge defending champion France (8 p.m., NBC-5).

Sources: NBC, Associated Press, Bloomberg

Caption Recapping the Opening Ceremony from Rio de Janeiro

Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair recaps a colorful Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games from Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro with photos by Tribune photojournalist Brian Cassella.

Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair recaps a colorful Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games from Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro with photos by Tribune photojournalist Brian Cassella.

Caption Recapping the Opening Ceremony from Rio de Janeiro

Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair recaps a colorful Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games from Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro with photos by Tribune photojournalist Brian Cassella.

Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair recaps a colorful Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games from Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro with photos by Tribune photojournalist Brian Cassella.

Caption Olympics on TV: What to watch on Saturday

Olympics on TV: What to watch on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Tim Bannon/Chicago Tribune)

Olympics on TV: What to watch on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Tim Bannon/Chicago Tribune)

Caption Sneak peek at the Maracana Stadium ahead of Olympics opening ceremony

A sneak peek at the Maracana Stadium ahead of Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. (Stacy St. Clair/Chicago Tribune)

A sneak peek at the Maracana Stadium ahead of Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. (Stacy St. Clair/Chicago Tribune)

Caption Rio's largest favela Rocinha, where there's little room for sports

As the 2016 Summer Olympics begin, a look inside Rio de Janeiro's largest favela Rocinha where there are few safe places for children to play despite billions spent on sports facilities across the city. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)

As the 2016 Summer Olympics begin, a look inside Rio de Janeiro's largest favela Rocinha where there are few safe places for children to play despite billions spent on sports facilities across the city. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)

Caption Stuck in Rio traffic? Here's some candy

An introduction to how people try to sell you stuff in your car in Rio de Janeiro. (Chris Hine/Chicago Tribune)

An introduction to how people try to sell you stuff in your car in Rio de Janeiro. (Chris Hine/Chicago Tribune)

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