Here’s your rundown of the Olympics events you need to watch today. (All times Eastern)
Plenty of Canadians will be looking for good performances when the track and field events get under way. Elizabeth Gleadale will be wearing the red and white in the javelin throw qualifiers at 5:00 am. Sheila Reid will be in the women’s 5000m qualifiers at 5:55 am. Aaron Brown, Tremaine Harris and Jarred Connaughton will be in the Men’s 200m sprint at 6:00 am. Derek Drouin and Michael Mason will be getting after it in the Men’s High Jump at 2:00 pm. If Nikkita Holder, Jessica Zelinka or Phyllicia George advance in the women’s 100m hurdles qualifiers at 2:15 pm, they’ll appear in the finals at 4:00 pm. Geoffrey Harris will represent Canada in the 800m at 2:55 pm. Crystal Emmanuel will look for a spot in the final of the women’s 200m at 3:25 pm when she races in the semis.
Canada’s women’s basketball squad will take on the Americans at 9:00 am in their quarterfinal matchup. Hopefully they don’t encounter a Norwegian referee.
Catch Custio Clayton in action for Canada in the men’s welterweight competition when he fights Freddie Evans of Britain at 4:45 pm.
Emilie Fournier will represent Canada in the Women’s K1 500m heats at 5:07 am.
Joseph Veloce will represent Canada in the Men’s Keirin at 5:00 am. Tara Whitten goes in the Women’s Omnium 3km individual pursuit at 5:19 am.
The men’s 3m springboard will see Alexandre Despatie and Francois Imbeau-Dulac represent Canada in qualifying at 5 am as they look to continue Canada’s diving fortune at this Olympics. The finals are set for 2 pm.
Ashley Holzer is the lone Canadian in the Individual Dressage which is set for 5 am.
Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon and Elise Marcotte sit fourth after qualifying in the women’s duets. We’ll see if they can land a medal at 10:00 am.
Three Canadians go in the triathlon as Kyle Jones, Brent McMahon and THE Simon Whitfield will look to win a medal. Find out how it goes at 6:30 am.
For a full list of the events going on today, click here for the London 2012 Official Olympic Schedule.