Olympic TV: What not to miss

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Athletics: Men's 100m Final

9.50pm The perennial blockbuster event sees Usain Bolt face off against fellow countryman Yohan Blake.

Women's boxing

From 1.30pm Expect hard-hitting medal challenges from two Brits, middleweight Savannah Marshall and flyweight Nicola Adams.

Gymnastics: Men's Pommel Horse

3.41pm Can edgily-haired pin-up Louis Smith improve on his Beijing bronze?


Cycling: Men's Sprint Semi-Final

4.00pm/Final 5.43pm With Jason Kenny picked over reigning champion Chris Hoy, the Bolton boy will be out to justify the selectors' decision.

Gymnastics: Women's Uneven Bars Final

2.00pm Beth Tweddle's stunning qualifying routine bodes well. She's also in Tuesday's floor competition.

Athletics: Men's 400m Hurdles Final

8.45pm Can Welsh World Champion Dai Greene convert his gutsy fighting talk into victory against Puertan Rican rival Javier Culson?


Cycling: Men's Keirin and Women's Sprint

From 10am An emotional double whammy, as Pendleton and Hoy look to end their Olympic careers in a blaze of glory.

Triathlon: Men's Final

11.30am The Fabulous Brownlee Brothers swim, cycle and run for victory, with World Champ Alistair the event favourite.

Athletics: Men's High Jump Final

7.00pm Rising star Robbie Grabarz is in the form of his life after winning June's European Championships.


Canoeing: Men's Kayak Single 1,000m

9.30am Beijing champion Dr Tim Brabants, has overcome a career-threatening injury – while putting his medical career on hold – to defend his title.

Hockey: Women's Semi-Finals

3.30pm/8pm Should things go to form, expect to see Team GB competing in the last four.

Equestrian: Individual Jumping Final Rounds

From 12pm Embattled Games veteran Nick Skelton will be hoping to finally get on to the podium after six attempts.


Athletics: Men's Triple Jump Final

7.20pm The eccentric Phillips Idowu, who seems to have fallen off his coach's radar, will be trying to trade in his Beijing silver for London gold. He'll have to be totally injury free and actually turn up for starters …

Swimming: Women's 10km Marathon

Noon Keri-Anne Payne is defending champ in the 10km open water marathon. Can she remake a big splash?

Athletics: Men's 200m Final

8.55pm Ready, steady, Bolt! If Jamaica's Usain is on form, and pushed hard, look out for a sub-19 second time.


Taekwondo: Women's 67kg

Knockout rounds from 3pm Sarah Stevenson has endured family tragedy and injury to compete – there will be no more emotive appearance at this Games.

Cycling: BMX

From 3pm Superstar rider Shanaze Reade hits the dirt – anything could happen in the next 60 seconds.

Sailing: Women's 470 Class

From 1pm Without fuss, Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have become quiet contenders for success.


Athletics: Men's 5,000m

7.30pm Mo Farah will be desperate to add an Olympic title to his world championship victory. He is among Team GB's top hopes for gold on the track.

Diving: Men's 10m Individual Platform

After last week's disappointment, Tom Daley goes solo in the 10m platform to redeem his Games.

Athletics: Men's 4x100m

9pm In probability, USA vs Jamaica, with Team GB scrabbling for the bronze.