NBC Olympics TV Schedule for Thursday

On the menu: swimming, canoeing, volleyball, rowing and more.


Another day, another 15 medal events at London's 2012 Summer Olympics.

You can find a rundown of Thursday's NBC4 Olympics broadcast schedule below (or view the full calendar of Olympic events on London2012.com).

Track and field events—including athletes coached by the University of Maryland's Andrew Valmon—begin Friday, but there's plenty of action in the pool and on the court until then.

Thursday's lineup includes whitewater canoeing, swimming, rowing, men's volleyball, men's water polo, men's beach volleyball, women's gymnastics, and diving.

There's also additional coverage running on MSNBC, NBCSN, Bravo, CNBC, Telemundo, and NBC's Olympics website (for those who subscribe to eligible cable providers).



10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Canoeing | Men's C-2 final: After qualifying with several runs down the 300m course at Lee Valley White Water Centre, two-man teams take on the course yet again for the gold medal final.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Swimming | Qualifying heats: Michael Phelps of the U.S. won the gold medal in the men's 100m butterfly in 2008, Missy Franklin is a favorite to win the gold in the women's 200m backstroke.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Women's Beach VolleyballQualifying round: U.S. and Spain teams continue the first round of play at Horse Guards Palace, just outside of Olympic Park; men's and women's teams from Groups A and F.

12:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Cycling | Team sprint finals: Great Britain, which won the gold medal at the 2008 Games, France and Germany have dominated this event since 2000; Chris Hoy anchors the host country's team.

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Men's Water Polo | Preliminary round: United States scored four unanswered goals in a 10-8 win over Romania on July 31, while Craig Figes led Great Britain with three goals in a 21-7 loss to Serbia.

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Rowing | Finals, semifinals: Finals of women's eight and men's lightweight four; semifinal action in women's single and lightweight double sculls along with men's four and lightweight four.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Men's Volleyball | Qualifying round: The U.S. men's volleyball team continues qualifying rounds of tournament play with a match against Brazil.

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Olympic Zone Show | The local athletes from Washington, D.C. competing in the Summer Olympics in London are featured, showcasing how they have fared leading up to the games.

8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Swimming, Women's Gymnastics, Rowing, Men's Beach Volleyball | Finals: Finals of men's and women's swimming, women's all-around gymnastics and women's rowing; coverage also includes men's beach volleyball - U.S. vs. Czech Republic.

12 a.m. onward

Refeaturing of previous events

What Olympic events are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments.

Gege Abens August 02, 2012 at 03:14 PM
You, NBC4, you are such a lousy channel. We are tired to hear about swimming and beach volley ball. Where is Judo, Archery, shooting? fencing, hand ball, equestrian, weightlift? You are so SO chauvinistic! This is bad reoprts, really


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