Presented by Charlie Stayt and Susanna Reid in London while, from Beijing, Adrian
-Chiles and Hazel Irvine introduce coverage of the 12th day, including the BMX and long-distance swimming, featuring respectively British hopefuls Shanaze Reade and Cassie Patten. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
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n canoeing, the first of the -3emi-finals starts at 9.00. L There is quarter- and semi-final action in the men's and women's taekwondo, while
Olivia Allison and Jenna Randall compete for Britain in the duet free synchronised swimming competition. Plus there's the latest from the table tennis competitions and news from the basketball and volleyball quarter-finals. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
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Further coverage, including the first round of the men's
5,000m, while at 3.20, there is the final of the men's 200m, where Jamaica's Usain Bolt could be the man to beat as world champion Tyson Gay is not competing. Elsewhere, the boxing middleweights complete the quarter-final stage, it is semi-final day in the women's hockey, the men's -58kg and women's -49kg taekwondo medals are decided, and the line-up for the semi-finals of the men's volleyball is completed. With
Sue Barker. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
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Caustic quiz presented by Anne Robinson.
r Gabby Logan rounds up the news from the 12th day of Olympic action in Beijing, where 11 medals were decided, including the first ever long distance swimming title, and BMX made its debut at the Games. In athletics, the highlight of the day was the men's 200m, but British interest was centred on the sailing, boxing, canoeing, synchronised swimming and taekwondo. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel I Digital viewers can press red for alternative, round-the-clock Olympic coverage from Beijing. See RT's guide pages 38/39 Olympic watch: page 34; www.radiotimes.com/olympics Followed by News Update
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1/6; series three. It's winter in Peterhead but despite the stormy weather, young skipper John D Buchan is ready to sail his boat Ocean's Venture all the way to Norway in order to prove a point to his father.
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Through the night live coverage, including at 2.00, the women's
20km walk final, while from 2.20 Roman Sebrle begins the defence of his decathlon title, an event in which Britain's hopes are represented by Daniel Awde on his Olympic debut. Elsewhere, the first BMX competition comes to its conclusion, with 19-year-old Briton Shanaze Reade hoping to add an Olympic gold to her list of achievements. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
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