Olympics Daily Bulletin - Wednesday 1 August 2012

Category: Sport

Headlines

Phelps making history brings in peak audience of 10.2m

  • 10.2m tuned in to watch Michael Phelps make history in the pool last night, as he became the most decorated Olympian of all-time at 21:00. This includes viewers watching on BBC One and BBC Olympics 1

Team GB’s Women Footballers peak at 3.9m

  • 3.9m tuned in to watch Team GB’s women’s footballers beat Brazil 1-0. This includes viewers watching on BBC Three and BBC Olympics 4

Equestrian Team silver peaks at 3.3m

  • 3.1m tuned in to watch Team GB clinch silver in the 3-Day Eventing Team event. This includes viewers watching on BBC One and BBC Olympics 3

Another strong day for BBC Sport Online

  • 9.2m global browsers for bbc.co.uk/sport (6.8m UK browsers)

Coverage highlights for today

Bradley Wiggins goes in the Men’s Cycling Time Trial and Emma Polley and Lizzie Armitstead go in the Women’s Cycling Time Trial

  • BBC One (switching to BBC Two for News from 13:00-13:45) from 12:50
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 3 from 12:20
  • BBC Three from 12:30

Rowing Finals: Helen Glover and Heather Stanning; Women’s Quadruple Sculls and Men’s Eight

  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 2 from 09:25
  • BBC One from 11:30

Men’s Artistic Gymnastics All Around Individual Final featuring Kristian Thomas and Dan Purvis

  • BBC One from 16:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 5 from 16:25
  • BBC Three 17:45 (for the climax of the competition)

Team GB Men’s Football v Uruguay

  • BBC Three from 19:45
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 2 from 19:25

Richard Hounslow goes in the Kayak (K1)

  • BBC Three from 13:30 (Semis) and 15:15 (Final)
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 4 from 13:25

Swimming Finals featuring Team GB’s Michael Jamieson, Andrew Willis and Jemma Lowe

  • BBC One from 19:30
  • bbc.co.uk/sport and BBC Olympics 4 from 19:25

BBC Radio 5 live

Alison Mitchell and Craig Heap’s gymnastics video blog, where they pick the ones to watch for the individual medals

Carl Lewis: “The Americans will dominate all the sprints”

GB swimmer Jemma Lowe’s sharp reaction to news of Michael Phelps’ 200m fly defeat

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