NBC puts out a daily press release noting the highlights of their television coverage for the next day. Given the difficulty sometimes in knowing what event is being televised when and where, we'll share that schedule from NBC with you the previous night so you can set your DVRs and plan accordingly. The schedule is sorted by network. Below NBC's press release we'll add the live times at the bottom for gold medal events you can catch online as well. All times are eastern.
After a tough game with Lithuania, USA basketball faces another tough test in Argentina. The women's soccer semis take place including the North American duel between Canada and the USA. And, Gabby Douglas returns looking for another gold medal while Lolo Jones makes her first appearance.
MONDAY, AUGUST 6 (Day 10)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (9 a.m. CT/PT)
Track and Field – Qualifying RoundsWomen’s 100M Hurdles
Women’s Steeplechase Gold Medal Final
Men’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Hungary (LIVE)
Men’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Tunisia (LIVE)
Equestrian – Team Jumping Gold Medal Final
Cycling – Women’s Omnium
Synchronized Swimming – Duet Qualifying Round
Canoeing – Sprint Qualifying Heats
· Key qualifying rounds in track and field including the women’s 100m hurdles, where the U.S. has a very strong team, led by defending Olympic champion Dawn Harper, 2011 U.S. champion Kellie Wells and also featuring Lolo Jones, who seeks Olympic redemption after tripping on the second-to-last hurdle in Beijing.
· LIVE (ET/CT) coverage of the U.S. men’s volleyball team against Tunisia. The American men won their first Olympic gold in 20 years in Beijing and have been surging recently as they look to repeat as Olympic champions.
· LIVE (ET/CT) coverage of the U.S. men’s water polo team against three-time defending Olympic champion Hungary. The U.S. men earned a surprise silver in Beijing, but are focused on gold in London. Led by captain Tony Azevedo, the team sacrificed hundreds of thousands of dollars collectively by not playing professionally overseas this year to train together for the Olympics.
· LIVE (ET/CT) coverage of track cycling, plus equestrian’s team jumping final. Also, qualifying rounds in canoeing and synchronized swimming.
8 p.m. – Midnight (ET/PT)
Gymnastics – Individual Event Gold Medal FinalsMen’s Still Rings
Women’s Uneven Bars
Track and Field – Gold Medal FinalsMen’s 400M
Men’s 400M Hurdles
Women’s Pole Vault
Beach Volleyball – Men’s: Gibb/Rosenthal (U.S.) vs. Plavins/Smedins (Latvia)
Men’s Diving – Springboard Qualifying
Cycling – Track Gold Medal Final
· Three more gold medals are up for grabs in gymnastics, with the women’s uneven bars and the men’s rings and vault. Gabby Douglas is one of the best bars workers in the world. On the men’s side, Chinese strongman Chen Yibing, the reigning world and Olympic champion, will try to cement his status as king of the rings. American team captain Jonathan Horton, who improved dramatically in the last year in this upper body event while nursing a broken foot, is the top American. And on vault, South Korea’s spring-loaded 19-year-old sensation Yang Hak-Seon showcases the world’s most difficult vault.
· On the track, 19-year-old Caribbean Kirani James, the reigning world champion, is favored to win Grenada’s first ever Olympic medal in the men’s 400m. While in the hurdles, two-time Olympic champion Angelo Taylor and two-time world champion Kerron Clement join first-time Olympian Michael Tinsley on an ultra-deep U.S. team. And in the pole vault, Beijing silver medalist Jenn Suhr, who is coached by her husband Rick, renews her rivalry with two-time defending Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia.
· On the sand at majestic Horse Guards Parade, the quarterfinals of beach volleyball continue, with a single loss meaning the end of an Olympic run. Americans Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal are vying to win their first Olympic medal.
· In the Aquatics Centre, former Georgia star Chris Colwill and Texas alum Troy Dumais, the first American since Greg Louganis to compete at four Olympics, take aim at the world’s best in the men’s springboard.
12:35 a.m. – 1:35 a.m. (ET/PT)
Track and Field – Gold Medal Finals
Beach Volleyball – Nummerdor/Schuil (Netherlands) vs. Nicolai/Lupo (Italy)
· Track and field’s top women run for gold in the steeplechase, while Jill Camarena-Williams, who won bronze at 2011 Worlds, looks to win the first U.S. women’s shot put medal in more than 50 years.
NBC SPORTS NETWORK
4 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Qualifying Round (LIVE)U.S. vs. Argentina (LIVE)
Australia vs. Russia (LIVE)
Women’s Soccer Semifinals – U.S. vs. Canada (LIVE)
Women’s Field Hockey – U.S. vs. South Africa (LIVE)
Men’s Volleyball – Qualifying RoundRussia vs. Serbia (LIVE)
Italy vs. Bulgaria (LIVE)
Brazil vs. Germany
Men’s Weightlifting – 105 KG Gold Medal Final
Men’s Shooting – 50M Three Positions Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Table Tennis – Women’s Team Semifinal: China vs. South Korea
NBC SPORTS NETWORK HIGHLIGHTS
· Twenty years after the original Dream Team, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and company continue their run at gold against Manu Ginobili and medal-contending Argentina, LIVE on NBC Sports Network. Plus, LIVE coverage of semifinals in women’s soccer. Also, LIVE coverage of women’s quarterfinals in the Olympic Boxing tournament, and the U.S. women’s field hockey team against South Africa.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Beach Volleyball –Alison/Emanuel (Brazil) vs. Fljalek/Prudel (Poland) (LIVE)
Brink/Reckermann (Germany) vs. Cunha/Ricardo (Brazil) (LIVE)
Men’s Basketball – Spain vs. Brazil (LIVE)
Men’s Water Polo – Romania vs. Serbia (LIVE)
Wrestling – Greco Roman Gold Medal Finals (LIVE)
Table Tennis –Men’s Team Semifinal: China vs. Germany
Women’s Field Hockey –China vs. Japan
New Zealand vs. Germany
· LIVE coverage of quarterfinals in beach volleyball from Horse Guards Parade in central London, and LIVE coverage of Spain vs. Brazil in men’s basketball. Plus, gold medal finals in Greco-Roman wrestling.
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Water Polo – Spain vs. Italy
Men and Women’s Boxing Quarterfinals
· The men’s and women’s boxing tournament continues with quarterfinal matches.
7:00 AM - Sailing: Laser, Laser Radial
8:40 AM - Shooting: Men's 50m Rifle, 3 Positions
9:00 AM - Equestrian: Jumping Team Finals
9:00 AM - Gymnastics: Men's Rings/Vault, Women's Uneven Bars
10:55 AM - Shooting: Men's Trap
12:45 PM - Wrestling: Men's Greco-Roman 60, 84, 120kg
1:50 PM - Track & Field: Men's 400m, Men's 400m Hurdles, Women's Pole Vault, Women's Shot Put, Women's 3000m Steeplechase