Here’s your rundown of the Olympics events you need to watch today. (All times Eastern)
Lots of events taking place under the guise of Track & Field, as Men’s 100m heats, Women’s Heptathlon, Women’s Pole Vault, Men’s 400m, Women’s 300m Steeplechase, Men’s 400m Hurdles and the Women’s 400m qualifiers, while you can catch the Men’s 20km Race Walk, Women’s Discus Throw, Women’s 100m, Men’s Long Jump and Men’s 10,000m finals over the course of the day.
Catch the Bruce Li tandem play for a bronze medal against the Russian pair of Sorokina and Vislova at 10:30 am. Bruce Li will look to play the role of The Wrecking Crew and show the Russian team who The Big Boss is. (See what I did there?) The Women’s Double gold medal goes at 3:45 pm while the Women’s Singles finals go at 1:30 pm and 2:15 pm respectively.
All-NBA First and Second All-Star Team American Men’s squad takes on the Jonas Valanciunas/Linas Kleiza led Lithuania squad at 2:30 pm. Jose Calderon takes Spain up against Russia at 11:15 am.
More epic Fencing awesomeness today as the Team Epee competition kicks off at 10:30 am with the bronze medal match at 6:00 pm and the gold at 7:15 pm.
Finals kick off at 9:30 am and will run through to 10:30 am with the Women’s Single Sculls, Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls, Women’s Lightweight Double Sculls and Men’s Four all taking place.
Finals in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions and Women’s Trap go at 12:45 and 3:00 pm respectively.
Look for Ryan Cochrane to be Canada’s medal hope in the Men’s 1500m at 2:46 pm. Canada’s men’s relay team will also be taking part in the 4×100 freestyle relay.
Canada will send a team forth in the Men’s Team Table Tennis competition as they take on Japan in round one at 10:00 am.
Women’s Trampoline finals kick off tomorrow at 3:26 pm. If you’d like to see the qualifying rounds, they kick off at 2:00 pm. This is a highly entertaining sport and I recommend it.
The Women’s Triathlon final begins at 9:00 am. Look for Paula Findlay and Kathy Tremblay of Canada in the competition.
For a full list of the events going on today, click here for the London 2012 Official Olympic Schedule.