NBC's TV Schedule for Olympics 2012 for Aug. 5

Burnsville Patch brings you a list of the events and the best places to watch the London Olympic Games.

As the London Olympics moves into its second weekend, there are several must-see events coming up.

Because it's not the easiest schedule to find, we're keeping Patch readers posted on what to expect Friday through Sunday. We'll be sure to post each day's events first thing in the morning.

Network Coverage

*News and updates can be found at www.nbcolympics.com


  • Track & field (5-8 a.m.) Highlights include: Men's marathon final
  • Tennis (8-10:30 a.m., men) Gold medal match: Roger Federer vs. Andy Murray 
  • Basketball (10:30-12:30, women) China vs. USA
  • Equestrian (12:30-1 p.m.) Round 1 of team jumping
  • Water polo (1-2 p.m.) Quarterfinal match
  • Volleyball (2-3:30 p.m., women) USA vs. Turkey
  • Cycling (3:30-4 p.m., women) Final in track cycling
  • Beach volleyball (4-5 p.m., women) Quarterfinal match
  • Primetime coverage (6-11 p.m.) Highlights include: men's 100m dash; women's diving final; beach volleyball; apparatus finals in gymnastics
  • Late night coverage (11:35 p.m. - 12:35 a.m.) Highlights include: men's hammer throw final; steeplechase final; men's singles badminton final

NBC Sports Network

  • Badminton (3-4 a.m., men) Bronze medal singles match
  • Cycling (4-5:30 a.m.) Track cycling events
  • Badminton (5:30-6 a.m., men) Bronze medal doubles match
  • Tennis (6-7:30 a.m.) Mixed doubles final
  • Volleyball (7:30-9 a.m., women) China vs. Korea
  • Synchronized swimming (9-10:50 a.m.) Duet qualifying
  • Shooting (10:50-11:15 a.m., men) Pistol final
  • Tennis (11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m., women) Double's final match
  • Beach volleyball (1-2 p.m., women) Quarterfinal match
  • Badminton (2-2:30 p.m., men) Gold medal match
  • Weightlifting (2:30-3:15 p.m., women) Finals
  • Volleyball (3:15-4 p.m., women) Italy vs. Russia
  • Volleyball (4-6 p.m., women) Brazil vs. Serbia


  • Tennis (6-8 a.m., men) Bronze medal match: Novak Djokovic vs. Juan Martin del Potro
  • Table tennis (8-8:45 a.m., men) Team quarterfinals
  • Water polo (8:45-11:15 a.m., women) Quarterfinal round matches
  • Wrestling (11:15-noon) Qualifying matches in Greco Roman style
  • Beach volleyball (noon-1 p.m., women) Quarterfinal match
  • Field hockey (1-2:30 p.m., men) Great Britain vs. Australia
  • Water polo (2:30-3:20 p.m., women) Quarterfinal joined in progress
  • Wrestling (3:20-4:15 p.m.) Final matches in Greco Roman style
  • Handball (4:15-5 p.m., women) Denmark vs. France


  • Boxing (2-3 a.m.) Featured bouts from Aug. 4
  • Boxing (7:30-10:30 a.m., women) Elimination round bouts: flyweight, lightweight and middleweight classes
  • Boxing (2:30-5:30 p.m., men) Quarterfinal bouts in bantamweight and heavyweight classes

Olympic Soccer Channel (all matches are replays from Aug. 3-4)

  • Sweden vs. France (6-7:30 a.m., women) 
  • USA vs. New Zealand (7:30-9 a.m., women) 
  • Japan vs. Brazil (9-10:30 a.m., women) 
  • Great Britain vs. Canada (10:30-noon, women)
  • Japan vs. Egypt (noon-1:30 p.m., men)
  • Mexico vs. Senegal (1:30-3 p.m., men)
  • Brazil vs. Honduras (3-4:30 p.m., men)
  • Great Britain vs. S. Korea (4:30-6 p.m., men)

Olympic Basketball Channel

  • France vs. Russia (3-5:15 a.m., women)
  • Angola vs. Czech Republic (5:15-7 a.m., women)
  • France vs. Russia (7-8:30 a.m., women) Replay
  • Canada vs. Australia (8:30-10:45 a.m., women)
  • China vs. USA (10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., women)
  • China vs. USA (12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m., women) Replay
  • Croatia vs. Turkey (2-4:15 p.m., women)
  • Great Britain vs. Brazil (4:15-6 p.m., women)

Telemundo (Spanish speaking)

  • Multiple sports (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Highlights include: Men's tennis; women's marathon; boxing; beach volleyball
  • Review (11 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.) Highlights from Aug. 5


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