Sunday, August 10, 2008

The 2008 Olympics in Beijing (Schedule 3)

Day 7 of Competiton: Friday August 15, 2008

What to Watch:

10- 11 a.m. heats in the water cube

11- 12 noon track begins as runners try to qualify for the men's 100m (i.e. the fastest man alive race)

8- 10 p.m. an elimination round of beach volleyball, track and field as more gents move closer to the 100m final

10- 12 midnight Michael Phelps could make history tonight if things went as planned for the week. He looks to swim in the 100m fly tonight against teammate Ian Crocker from Maine. There are also finals in the men's 50m free (i.e. fastest man in the pool), women's 200m back and 800m free, plus more beach volleyball.

Day 8 of Competition: Saturday August 16, 2008

What to Watch:

10- 12 noon In Basketball, the "Redeem Team" plays Spain

12- 1 p.m. If you like the Tour de France, you'll love watching men's pursuit.

4- 6 p.m. track and field qualifying and women's 3m springboard semis

7:30- 10 p.m. The fastest man is decided tonight, who will it be? Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell, or Usain Bolt?

10- 12 midnight some swimming finals, men's 4x100m medley relay, women's 50m free, and the men's 1500m free

Day 9 of Competition: Sunday August 17, 2008

What to Watch:

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. lots o' stuff volleyball, cycling, badminton, equestrian, rowing, track, table tennis, beach volleyball, and much more.

7 p.m. - 12 midnight tonight gymnastics individial events take place, the finals in the women's 3m springboard, in track there is the women's 100m (usually dominated by Americans and Jamaicans).

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