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Result: Great Britain's Stephen McGuire reaches boccia quarter-finals

Great Britain's Stephen McGuire defeats Slovakia's Martin Streharsk 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the mixed individual BC4 boccia event.

Great Britain's Stephen McGuire will contest for a place in the mixed individual BC4 semi-finals after reaching the quarter-final stage courtesy of a 6-1 win over Martin Streharsk of Slovakia.

The British hopeful started off well at the ExCel Arena and managed to clinch some vital early ends to take a substantial lead.

While Streharsk managed to get one end on the board, the Slovakian's accuracy when trying to close in on the jack failed him on a number of occasions.

Meanwhile, Peter McGuire has also booked a place in the quarter-finals after beating Marco Dispaltro of Canada 4-3.

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Saturday's key events


ROWING
· Two-time Olympic gold medallist and comeback queen Helen Glover teams up with Polly Swan in the heats of the women's pair (12.30am-4.30am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Two-time Rio gold medallist Max Whitlock leads Team GB's charge in the men's qualification, while Rhys McClenaghan flies the flag for Ireland (2am-2pm)

SHOOTING
· The first gold medal of the Games will be awarded in the Air Rifle women's final (from 2.45am)

CYCLING
· The men's road race should be a wide-open thriller, with Team GB among those going for gold (3am-10am)

TENNIS
· Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are among the names in action on the opening day of tennis (from 3am)

SWIMMING
· Adam Peaty and many others get their Olympics campaigns underway on the opening day of swimming (11am-12.50pm)

FOOTBALL
· Team GB's women try to make it two wins from two against hosts Japan (11.30am)
· Netherlands and Brazil, who scored 15 goals between them on matchday one, face off (12pm)
· World champions USA look to bounce back from a shock opening defeat against New Zealand (12.30pm)

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