The 9 Olympic events you should watch Friday

Hundreds of Olympic medals will be handed out in Rio de Janeiro, but you can't realistically watch every single event. Each day we'll narrow down the Olympic schedule for you and provide a guide to what you should be watching from Rio.

Note that not every sport will be broadcast live on television - especially if you live on the West Coast, where most broadcasts will be delayed - but you can stream all of the event finals as they happen on or by using the NBC Sports app. Simply click on the link provided to go directly to the stream for each sport.

9:25 a.m. ET - Badminton women's singles final -

1:00 p.m. ET - Men's boxing finals -

The Flyweight, light welterweight and super heavyweight medal matches will be held in succession.

2:10 p.m. ET - Men's BMX individual - NBC/

2:30 p.m. ET - Women's water polo gold medal match -

United States vs. Italy

2:30 p.m. ET - Men's basketball semifinal - NBCSN/

United States vs. Spain

7:30 p.m. ET - Women's pole vault final -

8:40 p.m. ET - Women's 5000m - NBC

9:15 p.m. ET - Women's 4x100m relay - NBC

9:35 p.m. ET - Men's 4x100m relay - NBC