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Olympic volleyball 2016: Time, TV schedule and live stream for USA vs. Netherlands and more

The United States looks to keep up its strong early play.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The United States indoor women's volleyball team continues its Summer Olympic voyage with a match against the Netherlands on Monday in Rio de Janeiro. The Americans beat Puerto Rico in the first game of the tournament, a 3-0 sweep on Saturday.

The 2 p.m. ET match will be televised by NBC, and available to watch online via NBC Olympics.

The women's indoor competition is divided into two groups of six countries apiece. The teams play a round robin, with the highest four finishers in each group's standings advancing to a crossover quarterfinal round. At that point, it's single elimination. The Americans are in a good position to start, having easily dispatched the Puerto Ricans.

The United States has had recent success in the event, though not as much as it'd like. Team USA earned silver in both the 2008 and 2012 games, falling in the final both years to Brazil. The Americans have never won the women's event, also earning silver in 1984 and bronze in 1992. Indoor volleyball first became an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Games in 1964, and America hasn't been as dominant in it as it's been in the outdoor game.

It'd be stunning if the United States didn't at least get deep into the tournament, but the Americans still need to take care of business against a spate of lower-ranked opponents in their own preliminary group.

Here's full viewing information for the match between the Americans and the Dutch. All times are Eastern:

United States. vs. Netherlands indoor volleyball, (all times Eastern)

TV: NBC Sports (2 p.m.)

Online streamingNBC Olympics

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