London 2012 Daily Highlights: Day 3

Here is what to expect on Canadian TV for day 3 of the 2012 Olympics. Check back later tonight for a complete broadcast schedule.

DAY 3 – SCHEDULED SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

OLYMPIC MORNING/ LONDRES À RDS, LONDRES À V
Airing 4 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET

· Rowing: Men’s Eights – Led by Beijing 2008 gold medallists Malcolm Howard, Andrew Byrnes and coxswain Brian Price, Canada’s men’s eights team vies for a spot in the final after a disappointing qualifying heat performance (CTV, V, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Weightlifting: Women’s 58kg – Canada’s Annie Moniqui competes in a tight field, where wins can be separated by a single kilo, alongside 2011 World Champion Nastassia Novikava of Belarus and China’s Li Xueying and Deng Wei (TSN, V, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Diving: Men’s 10m Synchronized Platform – Britain holds its breath as phenom Tom Daley and partner Peter Waterfield trade twist and tucks against 2011 World Champions Qui Bo and Huo Liang of China and Patrick Hausding and Sascha Klein of Germany (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

OLYMPIC DAYTIME / LONDRES À RDS, LONDRES À V
Airing 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET

· Basketball: Women’s – Canada and Great Britain battle on the hard-court in this preliminary round match-up (Sportsnet, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Beach Volleyball: Men’s – Great Britain and Brazil hit the sand in this preliminary round match-up (TSN, V, ATN, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Gymnastics – Artistic: Men’s – Superstar Kohei Uchumura looks to lead Japan to the top of the podium, taking on USA and veteran Jonathan Horton, Germany and two-time World all-around silver medallist Philipp Boy, and Great Britain’s Louis Smith and Daniel Purvis. (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Swimming:
o Men’s 200m Freestyle – 2011 World Champion Ryan Lochte* goes for his second gold medal against world record holder Paul Biedermann* of Germany and Beijing 2008 silver medallist Park Tae-Hwan* of Korea. (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

o Men’s 200m Butterfly – David Sharpe* makes his Olympic debut as the first swimmer from Atlantic Canada to qualify for the Games since 1984; world record holder Michael Phelps* competes in his signature event against Takeshi Matsuda* of Japan and Wu Peng of China. (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

o Women’s 100m Breaststroke – Canadians Jillian Tyler* and Tera Van Beilen* take on a field of veteran swimmers including Rebecca Soni* who finished second at Beijing 2008 in this event to defending Olympic champion Leisel Jones* of Australia. (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

OLYMPIC PRIME TIME
Airing 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET/CT/MT/PT

• CTV: Brian Williams hosts OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ON CTV with a rundown of Day 3 highlights and results, including looks at swimming, men’s gymnastics and women’s basketball: Canada vs. Great Britain. The show starts with a look at the men’s 10m synchronized platform competition, including a feature on British phenom Tom Daley and a Superbodies segment with Dr. Greg Wells. Rowing Prime Time Studio Analyst Marnie McBean gives a recap of Canada’s men’s eights, men’s pair, and men’s four results. Viewers can also watch the debut of Consortium features, including The Experts where Toronto Blue Jays’ Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia take on table tennis, and Difference Makers with Rick Hansen with swimmer Brent Hayden. (CTV, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

• TSN: OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ON TSN host Darren Dutchyshen takes sports fans through Day 3 highlights, including extended looks at beach volleyball, men’s boxing, and swimming competitions from earlier in the day. Dutchyshen also brings fans highlights from women’s weightlifting with a focus on Canada’s Annie Moniqui. (TSN, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

• Sportsnet: OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ON SPORTSNET, hosted by Brad Fay, features extensive coverage from tennis, judo, women’s volleyball and fencing. Sportsnet also updates viewers on the Day 3 action from the pool and rowing. (Sportsnet, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

AUJOURD’HUI À LONDRES SUR RDS
• Host Chantal Machabée presents the highlights from the third day of London 2012 competition. (RDS, RDSolympiques.ca)

AUJOURD’HUI À LONDRES SUR V
• Host Jean Pagé examines the day’s highlights. (V, RDSolympiques.ca)

3 thoughts on “London 2012 Daily Highlights: Day 3

  1. No eventung cross-country ???

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