London 2012 Daily Highlights: Day 4

Here is what to expect on CTV, TSN and Sportsnet tomorrow for Olympic coverage. Check back later tonight for a complete schedule.

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

· Rowing: Women’s Lightweight Double Sculls – Canadian duo Patricia Obee and Lindsay Jennerich – the 2011 world silver medallists – look to punch their ticket to the final (CTV, V, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Rowing: Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls – Canada’s Morgan Jarvis and Doug Vandor look to channel their recent fourth place finish at the 2012 Lucerne World Cup into a spot in the final (CTV, V, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Equestrian: Eventing – New Zealand’s Mark Todd – the most decorated individual eventer in Olympic history – competes in his seventh Games; Canadian contenders include Peter Barry, Rebecca Howard, Michele Mueller, and Jessica Pheonix (OLN, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Diving: Women’s 10m Synchronized Platform – Fresh off a silver medal performance at the 2012 World Cup, Canada’s Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion – best friends and synchro partners – are poised for the podium (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Weightlifting: Women’s 63kg – Canada’s Christine Girard aims to lift her way to glory past 2011 World Champion Svetlana Tsarukaeva of Russia, Kazakhstan’s Maya Maneza and China’s Ouxyan Xiaofang (TSN, ATN, V, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Soccer: Women’s – Canada squares off against Sweden in this must-win match for Canada led by captain Christine Sinclair (Sportsnet, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

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

· Gymnastics – Artistic: Women’s – For the first time in Olympic history, Canada has qualified a team in the women’s artistic gymnastics team final. Team Canada goes for a best ever finish in the company of long standing gymnastics powerhouses Russia, United States, and Romania (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Soccer: Women’s – Back-to-back coverage of women’s soccer match-ups featuring United States vs. North Korea from Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester and Great Britain vs. Brazil from Wembley Stadium (TSN, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Basketball: Men’s – Day 4’s hardcourt showdown features France vs. Argentina (Sportsnet, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

· Swimming:
o Men’s 100m Freestyle – 2011 world silver medallist Brent Hayden* of Canada
goes stroke-for-stroke against world record holder Cesar Cielo* of Brazil and 2011 World Champion James Magnussen* of Australia (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

o Women’s 200m Freestyle Final – Italy’s Federica Pellegrini* and the United States’ teenaged wunderkind Missy Franklin* continue their duel in the pool (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

o Men’s 200m Butterfly Final – Michael Phelps* competes in his signature event against Takeshi Matsuda of Japan and Wu Peng of China (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

o Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay – France* and China* chase the United States* – the 2011 World Champions and world record holders – in this thrilling quest for gold (CTV, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

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

• CTV: Brian Williams hosts OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ON CTV with a rundown of Day 4 highlights and results, including a focus on how Team Canada fared in the women’s artistic gymnastics final. The four-hour show also reviews the Canada vs. Sweden match-up in women’s soccer as well as Christine Girard’s performance in weightlifting, including a Superbodies segment on the sport with Dr. Greg Wells. Along with a review of Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion’s performance, OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ON CTV recaps the day’s rowing events with Rowing Prime Time Studio Analyst Marnie McBean. (CTV, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

• TSN: OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ON TSN host Darren Dutchyshen takes sports fans through Day 4 highlights, including extended looks at women’s soccer, men’s water polo and beach volleyball competitions from earlier in the day. (TSN, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

• Sportsnet: OLYMPIC PRIME TIME ON SPORTSNET, hosted by Brad Fay, will recap women’s diving as Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion perform in the synchronized 10m platform. Also, how tough it is to be a table tennis expert? The Toronto Blue Jays’ J.P. Arencibia and Brett Lawrie give the fast-paced sport a try in the special Consortium feature The Experts. Plus, Fay looks back at Michael Phelps attempt to make history with an opportunity to win two more medals at London 2012 in the men’s 200m butterfly and the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay. (Sportsnet, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)

AUJOURD’HUI À LONDRES SUR RDS
• Host Chantal Machabée presents the highlights from Day 4 of London 2012 competition. (RDS, RDSolympiques.ca)

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

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