Olympics Daily Bulletin - Thursday 9 August 2012

Category: Sport


Highest peak of the day was 11.3m for the Men’s 200m Semi-Finals as Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt set up a rematch in the final today

  • Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake breezed through to the 200m Final, watched by a peak audience of 11.3m at 20:25 across BBC One and BBC Olympics 1

Women’s Boxing

  • Team GB are guaranteed a medal in the inaugural women’s boxing. 2.6m tuned in to see Nicola Adams beat the Mary Kom at 13:35 on BBC One and BBC Olympics 4

BBC Three top audience

  • Team GB failed to make the hockey final when they were beaten by Argentina. This match gave BBC Three its peak audience of the day with 1.0m at 21.05. 159,000 were watching on BBC Olympics 4 at the same time to make a peak total of 1.2m

BBC Sport Online draws in 9.1m Global browsers

  • Yesterday there were 6.8m UK browsers to the BBC Sport Website. Global traffic stood at 9.1m browsers

Coverage highlights for today

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake meet again in the Men’s 200m Final, while Andrew Osagie goes for Team GB in the Men’s 800m Final though Kenya’s David Rudisha and Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman are expected to contest Gold

  • BBC One from 20:00 (800m) and 20:55 (200m)
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 1 from 18:20

History is made as the first Women’s boxing medals are decided. Nicola Adams is going for Gold in the Women’s Fly while Ireland’s Katie Taylor goes in the Women’s Light Final

  • BBC One from 16:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 9 from 16:25

Jade Jones and Martin Stamper in action for Team GB in Taekwondo

  • BBC Two from 22:15 (Gold medal matches)
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 7 from 19:55

Keri-Anne Payne goes for Team GB in the Women’s 10km Open Water Marathon

  • BBC One (switching to BBC Two for the News) from 12:00
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 9 from 11:55

Men’s 470 medal race with Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell guaranteed at least Silver

  • BBC Three from 13:00
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 4 from 12:45

Women’s K1 500m Final featuring Team GB’s Rachel Cawthorn

  • BBC One from 10:15
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 2 from 09:25

Following Team GB’s Gold medal in the team event, it’s now time for the Individual dressage

  • BBC One from 12:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 5 from 12:25

Men’s BMX Quarter-Finals with Liam Philips going in Heat 2

  • BBC One from 15:00
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 6 from 14:55

Team GB Men’s hockey team hope to go one better than their female counterparts and reach the final, but first they have to get past a strong Netherlands squad

  • BBC Three from 19:55
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 3 from 19:50