Sports Rio Olympics 2016: Soccer, swimming, more to watch on Day 7 Team USA will face Sweden in the women's soccer quarterfinal matchup. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Bruno Zanardo By Melissa Kramer Special to amNewYork Updated August 11, 2016 11:05 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Day 7 of Olympic action marks the start of the track and field events of the Rio Games. Meanwhile on the pitch, the U.S. women’s soccer team will continue its push to win back-to-back gold medals in a quarterfinal matchup. Here are some notable events to watch for on Friday. Track and Field The first track and field events begin Friday, including qualifying heats and the women’s 10,000-meter. (Beginning 8 a.m., NBCSN) Women’s soccer After winning their group for the fifth consecutive Olympics, Team USA will face Sweden in a quarterfinal matchup. The USWNT will be looking to defend its 2012 gold medal. (noon, NBCSN) Equestrian Steffen Peters and the rest of Team USA’s dressage riders will look to take home the nation’s first team gold in the finals. (12:35 p.m., Not aired on television) Basketball The women’s team will take on Canada in Group B play. Later in the evening, the men’s team will play Serbia in Group A play. Both gold medal favorites currently lead their respective groups. (women at 2:30 p.m., NBCSN; men at 6 p.m., NBCSN) Swimming Both Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin will swim in the 800-meter freestyle and 200-meter backstroke finals, respectively, with the potential to break their own world-record times. (8 p.m., NBC) By Melissa Kramer Special to amNewYork Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.