Here’s your rundown of the Olympics events you need to watch today. (All times Eastern)
Canada’s Damian Warner looks to continue his amazing run in the Men’s Decathlon on Thursday. Action gets started with the 110m hurdles at 4:00 am. Discus throw (4:55 am), Pole vault (7:55 am), Javelin throw (1:30 pm) and the 1500m (4:20 pm) round out the competition. Warner sits in third heading into today’s final five events. At 3:00 pm the Men’s 800m final takes place. A triumvirate of Jamaicans look to sweep the Men’s 200m at 3:55 pm – Bolt, Blake or Warren Weir, who ya got?
At 12:00 pm Australia and the United States face off in the first of two Women’s semifinals. Lauren Jackson versus Diana Taurasi, that’s going to be good. At 4:00 pm Russia takes on France in the second semifinal.
The Men’s gold medal game takes place at 4:00 pm as Germany and Brazil battle for Gold.
Three Women’s finals on Thursday. Fly final – Adams vs. Ren, which will be huge – at 11:30 am. Ireland’s Katie Taylor aims to make history in tehe Women’s Light final at 11:45 am. American phenom Claressa Shields goes for Gold in the Women’s Middleweight final at 12:15 pm.
The Women’s 10m platform final starts at 2:00 pm.
Argh. Canada aims to leave London with a medal when they take on France in the Bronze medal game at 8:00 am. Japan and the United States go for Gold at 2:45 pm.
Women’s semifinals begin at 10:00 am with South Korea taking on the United States. Brazil and Japan battle at 2:00 pm in the second semi.
Gold is on the line at 3:00 pm for the Women as Spain faces the U.S.
Canada’s Tonya Lynn Verbeek (55 kg freestyle) faces India’s Geeta Geeta at 8:25 am in the quarterfinals. The final will take place at 2:03 pm. Leah Mariem Lorraine Callahan (72 kg freestyle) faces a wrestler from Mongolia in her quarterfinal at 8:25 am. That final goes at 2:48 pm.
For a full list of the events going on today, click here for the London 2012 Official Olympic Schedule