Wednesday, August 20, 2008

The 2008 Olympics in Beijing (Schedule 5, last schedule.)

Day 13 of Competition: Thursday August 21, 2008

What to Watch:

10 a.m.- 1 p.m. The gold in women's water polo will be determined; the U.S. team looks to win gold after winning silver in 2000 and bronze in 2004. The qualifying rounds in rhythmic gymnastics take place the decathalon in track and field.

8-10 p.m. Tonight we will find out who is the fastest men's hurdeler in the world with the men's 110m hurdles. Liu Xiang Hurt of China was to participate in this event; he is the 2004 Olympic gold medalist, but withdrew earlier in the week due to injury.

10-12 midnight The women's 10m platform diving finals take place; Laura Wilkinson dives for the U.S. team and is our best hope at a diving medal in her third games. More track and field events are under way at the Bird's Nest. The gold medal in beach volleyball is awarded tonight live.

Day 14 of Competition: Friday August 22, 2008

What to Watch:

10 a.m.- 1 p.m. The Redeem Team looks to advance to the men's basketball finals and play for the gold medal, something they were unable to do four years ago. Rhythmic gymnasts battle for the gold.

8- 12 midnight The men's and women's 4x 100m relays in track & field are marquee events which showcase some of the fastest men and women in the world. We'll also see the women's 5000m, women's long jump, and men's pole vault.

Day 15 of Competition: Saturday August 23, 2008

What to Watch:

10 a.m.- 6 p.m. The gold medal game in women's basketball will determine the most talented team in the world. Women's volleyball will also crown its gold medal champions.

7:30 p.m.- 12 midnight A bunch of track & field events on tonight's bill, the men's marathon, the men's 800m, the relays in the men's and women's 4x400m, and the men's long jump. Diving finals in the men's 10m platform which could produce a Chinese or American champion.

Day 16 of Competition: Sunday August 24, 2008

What to Watch

Later on........ (after midnight, early morning) The gold medal game in men's basketball, men's water polo,

7-11:30 p.m. And the closing ceremonies

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