TOKYO — It’s Thursday at the Olympic Games, or as it is officially known, “Day Negative 1.” (The opening ceremony is on Friday.)
The fire hose of sports that will start spewing on Saturday is still but a trickle, but there are several events of note.
After women’s soccer debuted on Wednesday — with a shocking upset of the United States by Sweden — men’s soccer kicks off on Thursday. The United States did not qualify for the men’s tournament, which is made up mostly of younger professionals.
The highlights of the eight games are Mexico-France in Tokyo at 5 p.m. (4 a.m. Eastern on Thursday) and Brazil-Germany in Yokohama at 8:30
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