Olympics Daily Bulletin - Friday 3 August 2012

Category: Sport


Phelps gold peaks at 9.6m

  • Phelps won another gold medal this time in the 200m individual medley. This delivered the highest peak of the day (at 21:05) with a total of 9.6m viewers on BBC One and BBC Olympics 2

Men’s Team Sprint celebrations draw in 8.1m

  • The Men’s Team Sprint gold peaked at 8.1m on BBC One (at 19.35) just after the team had won, but live Cycling coverage on BBC Two and BBC Olympics 7 saw a peak of 6.6m at the earlier time of 18:55

Judo silver brings in peak of 4.7m

  • 4.7m tuned in to watch Team GB claim silver in the Judo yesterday across BBC One and BBC Olympics 9 at 16:10

Gold and Silver combo in the Canoe Slalom peaks at 0.9m with recap drawing 4.5m

  • The Canoe Slalom (gold and silver) – was watched by 0.9m across BBC Three and BBC Olympics 1 at 15.40. However, the recap of both medal-winning runs delivered a peak of 4.5m on BBC One at 15.55

Wilson’s shooting gold draws 3.7m

  • Peter Wilson’s Shooting gold 15:35 delivered an audience of 3.7m across BBC One and BBC Olympics 12

Lightweight Fours silver medal peaks at 3.5m

  • The Men’s Lightweight Four medal-winning performance pulled in an audience of 3.5m at 12:30 across BBC One and BBC Olympics 2

BBC Sport Online breaks 10m for the second day running

  • Another very strong day for BBC Sport Online with 7.76m UK browsers just shy of Wednesday’s record, with 10.1m Global browsers breaking 10m for the second day in a row

Coverage highlights for today

Athletics underway (Jess Ennis, Dai Greene, Christine Ohuruogu, Julia Bleasdale and Jo Pavey all go today)

  • BBC One from 10:00-11:20 and from 20:00
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 1 from 09:25

More finals action from Eton Dorney in the Rowing with several medals up for grabs

  • BBC One from 11:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 6 from 09:25

More action from the Velodrome as Team GB push for more medals in the Track Cycling

  • BBC One from 16:00 (Qualifying) and BBC Two from 17:55 (Finals)
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 8 from 15:55

Team GB Women’s Football Quarter-Final against Canada

  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 12 from 19:20
  • BBC Three from 19:30

Team GB Men have a crunch match against Pakistan in the Hockey

  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 10 from 13:35
  • BBC Three from 16:00

The Sailing in Weymouth sees some critical races today with Ben Ainslie hoping to follow up a great day yesterday

  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 9 from 11:50
  • BBC Three from 13:00

Rebecca Adlington goes in the 800m Final in the Aquatics Centre with Lizzie Simmonds also going in the 200m Backstroke

  • BBC One from 19:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 9 from 19:25

Andy Murray lines up against Novak Djokovic in the Tennis singles semi-finals

  • BBC One from 13:45 with Andy Murray third on Centre Court
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 2 from 12:00

Radio 5 Live

5 live's commentary as Sir Chris Hoy wins his fifth Olympic cycling gold medal alongside Philip Hindes and Jason Kenny

In the space of a few minutes, team GB won two gold medals and a silver. One gold and the silver were claimed in the canoe slalom, with the second gold in the double trap shooting