Here’s your rundown of the Olympics events you need to watch today. (All times Eastern)
What is now the most corrupt sport in the Olympics- my apologies, Boxing – has also become quite intriguing. Canada’s Alex Bruce and Michele Li take on the Japanese tandem of Fuji and Kakiwa in the doubles semi-finals at 1:30 pm.
The men get back on the court Thursday. Lithuania and Jonas Valanciunas take on Tony Parker and Team France at 4:00 am. Brazil face Russia at 11:45 am. The United States face Nigeria at 5:15 pm.
Women’s pair Lessard and Martin represent Canada on the beach. They face an Italian team in their final preliminary group match at 7:00 am.
Both the Men’s and Women’s Team Sprint will have their finals on Thursday at 1:15 pm and 1:00 pm respectively. Don’t miss it – the team sprint is easily one of the most exciting events that will take place in London.
The Women’s Team Foil gets underway 5:30 am with the gold medal match taking place at 2:15 pm. Fencing! Don’t get left behind.
Gymnastics – Artistic
The Women’s individual final gets underway at 11:30 am.
Canada’s Amy Cotton is our lone representative on Thursday’s Judo slate. She’ll face France’s Audrey Tcheumeo in the round of 32 (78 kg) at 5:33 am. The gold medal match will take place at 11:00 am.
Medal Alert! Three finals will be contested early Thursday morning beginning with the Men’s Double Sculls (4:50 am), Men’s Lightweight Four (5:00 am) and finally, the Women’s eights (7:30 am)
Four finals on Thursday’s docket at the Aquatic center. The Women’s 200m Breaststroke goes at 2:40 pm, followed by the Men’s 200m Backstroke at 2:48 pm. At 3:19 pm the Men’s 200m Individual Medley goes and finally the Women’s 100m Freestyle at 3:37 pm.
The Men’s singles final will take place at 10:30 am.
Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals go tomorrow with play beginning at 7:00 am. Matchups to look out for include Federer-Isner, Djokovic-Tsonga, Williams-Wozniacki and Sharapova-Clijsters.
Men’s heavyweights Brazil and the U.S square off at 3:00 pm. Should be a dandy.
For a full list of the events going on today, click here for the London 2012 Official Olympic Schedule.