Six-time gold medalist Usain Bolt is looking to make history on the track in Brazil

The Rio Olympics is just 10 days away, with excitement already starting to build ahead of a feast of sporting drama.

Team GB have sent their largest travelling party for 24 years, with 366 athletes heading to Brazil, while the likes of Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps are bidding to make history.

With wall-to-wall sport on television all day for two weeks, there’s almost too much action to take in – especially in the early hours of the morning.

Not everyone wants to stay up late watching weightlifting and shooting, so here’s a rundown of the must-watch events featuring your favourite athletes…

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Neymar pulled out of the Copa America in order to focus on the Olympics

Wednesday, August 3

17.00 – Women’s football tournament begins

Thursday, August 4

17.00 – Men’s football tournament begins

Friday, August 5

23.15 – Opening ceremony

Saturday, August 6

12.30 – First gold medal will be won in women’s 10m air rifle
13.30 – Men’s cycling road race (Chris Froome)
14:00 – First beach volleyball game on Copacabana Beach
02.00 – Men’s 400m individual medley (Ryan Lochte)

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Froome will try to claim gold just a few days after the culmination of the Tour de France

Sunday, August 7

16.15 – Women’s cycling road race (Lizzie Armistead)
02.00 – Men’s 100m breaststroke final (Adam Peaty)

Monday, August 8

20.00 – Men’s 10m platform synchro (Tom Daley)
21.30 – Women’s rugby sevens final
02.00 – Women’s 100m backstroke final (Missy Franklin)

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Phelps, who has 22 medals already, is taking part in his fourth Olympic Games

Tuesday, August 9

14.00 – Equestrian team eventing final
20:00 – Women’s gymnastics team final
02.00 – Men’s 200m butterfly final (Michael Phelps)

Wednesday, August 10

12.30 – Men’s and women’s cycling time trials (Chris Froome, Emma Pooley)
20.00 – Men’s all-round individual gymnastics (Max Whitlock)

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Golf returns to the Olympics for the first time since 1904

Thursday, August 11

11.30 – Men’s golf competition begins (Danny Willett, Justin Rose)
20.00 – Women’s all-round individual gymnastics (Claudia Fragapane)
00.30 – Men’s table tennis final

Friday, August 12

13.35 – Women’s heptathlon begins (Jessica Ennis-Hill)
16.00 – Men’s tennis doubles final (Andy & Jamie Murray)
20.00 – Men’s cycling team pursuit final (Bradley Wiggins)

BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 23: Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Women's Heptathlon 800 metres and the overall Heptathlon gold during day two of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 23, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
World champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is bidding to retain her gold medal in Rio

Saturday, August 13

16.00 – Women’s tennis singles final (Serena Williams)
20.00 – Women’s cycling team pursuit final (Laura Trott)
00.50 – Men’s long jump final (Greg Rutherford)
01.55 – Men’s 10km final (Mo Farah)
02.35 – Women’s 100m final (Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce)
02.45 – Women’s heptathlon final event (Jessica Ennis-Hill)

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Farah, Rutherford and Ennis-Hill all won gold on ‘Super Saturday’ in 2012

Sunday, August 14

11.00 – Men’s golf competition ends (Danny Willett, Justin Rose)
16.00 – Men’s tennis singles final (Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic)
18.00 – Men’s pommel horse final (Max Whitlock, Louis Smith)
02.00 – Men’s 400m final (Wayde van Niekerk)
02.25 – Men’s 100m final (Usain Bolt)

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Andy Murray will look to defend his gold medal from 2012 playing in doubles & singles

Monday, August 15

14.00 – Equestrian individual dressage (Charlotte Dujardin)
20.00 – Men’s cycling omnium final (Mark Cavendish)
02.25 – Men’s 800m final (David Rudisha)
02.45 – Women’s 400m final (Christina Ohuruogu)

Tuesday, August 16

20.00 – Women’s spring final, men’s keirin final (Laura Trott, Jason Kenny)
00.30 – Men’s high jump final (Robbie Grabarz)

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Laura Trott can become the first British woman to win three Olympic gold medals

Wednesday, August 17

14.00 – Equestrian team jumping final
01.15 – Women’s long jump final (Shara Proctor)
02.30 – Women’s 200m final (Dina Asher-Smith)

Thursday, August 18

15.00 – Men’s triathlon race (Alistair & Jonathan Brownlee)
21.00 – Men’s hockey final
00.00 – Women’s 57kg taekwondo final (Jade Jones)
02.30 – Men’s 200m final (Usain Bolt)

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
Usain Bolt will try to defend his three Olympic titles in Rio this summer

Friday, August 19

17.30 – Cycling BMX men’s and women’s finals (Liam Phillips)
21.00 – Women’s hockey final
21.30 – Women’s football final
02.15 – Women’s 4x100m relay
02.35 – Men’s 4x100m relay (Usain Bolt)

Saturday, August 20

11.00 – Women’s golf competition ends (Charley Hull, Catriona Matthew)
18.00 – Women’s boxing 51kg (Nicola Adams)
21.30 – Men’s football final
01.30 – Men’s 5,000m final (Mo Farah)
02.00 – Women’s 4x400m relay
02.35 – Men’s 4x400m relay

Sunday, August 21

13.30 – Men’s marathon
19.45 – Men’s basketball gold medal match (Kevin Durant)
23.15 – Closing ceremony

When are Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah in action at the Rio Olympics?
The USA will be without big names such as LeBron James and Steph Curry