Tomorrow at the Games
Saturday 16 August 2008
THE MAIN EVENT
03.55 Swimming Men's 4 x 100m medley relay final. It may be in the small hours of the morning, but this could be the chance to witness Olympic history. Michael Phelps (above), who has been the outstanding figure in the first week of the Games, could bring the action in the pool to a close with yet another gold medal
01.30 Hockey Britain's men, who are still in medal contention, take on Canada
03.06 Swimming Men's 1,500m freestyle final, featuring the Athens bronze medallist, David Davies
14.55 Athletics Andrew Baddeley, ex-aeronautical engineer and last winner of the Oslo Dream Mile, presses his claims to make a mark in the men's 1500m semi-finals
09.00 Tennis Rafael Nadal takes on Fernando Gonzalez in the men's singles final. Followed by the women's singles bronze medal match, women's doubles final and women's singles final
11.00 Gymnastics Finals in four individual disciplines: men's floor (11.00), women's vault (11.43), men's pommel horse (12.29) and women's floor exercise (13.15)
12.15 Equestrianism Britain's Ben Maher, Nick Skelton, Tim Stockdale and John Whitaker compete in the showjumping
12.30 Table tennis Women's team gold medal contest
13.48 Badminton Malaysia's Chong Wei Lee meets China's Lin Dan in the men's final
14.00 Athletics The screw tightens in the contest between Britain's Christine Ohuruogu (above), Nicola Sanders and Sanya Richards of the US in the Women's 400m semi-finals
14.35 Athletics Having chosen not to defend her heptathlon title, how well can Sweden's Carolina Kluft do in the women's triple jump final?
15.30 Athletics Provided they get through, America's Olympic silver medallist and former world champion Lauryn Williams is due to face Jamaica's leading lady Shelly-Ann Fraser in a women's 100m final that mirrors the men's
15.45 Athletics Can Kenenisa Bekele defend his Olympic 10,000m title in a race where his illustrious Ethiopian predecessor Haile Gebrselassie is also running?
IF YOU WANT TO STAY UP LATE
0200 Athletics Defending champion Jeremy Wariner gets his defence of the 400m under way in a contest likely to see him challenged by the athlete who beat him at the US trials, LaShawn Merritt. And how will Britain's fast-improving Martyn Rooney go?
0300 Athletics Britain's only clear gold medal favourite, Phillips Idowu, gets his Olympics under way with the men's triple jump qualifying.
03.05 Athletics Usain Bolt gets down to business in the event closest to his heart in the men's 200m first-round heats
04.10 Athletics Expect the decibel level to hit maximum in the stadium for the first round heats of the men's 100m hurdles as China's defending champion Liu Xiang sets out on what could turn out to be an epic race against the man who has taken his world record this season, Cuba's Dayron Robles
06.00 Sailing Medal races in the 470 classes for both men and women
All times BST
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