Olympic Thursday, 19 July 2012

Category: Sport
Every Thursday in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympic Games the BBC will be broadcasting and publishing a series of Olympic-related stories/interviews/clips/blogs through BBC Sport Online, BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC 2012 Olympic website.

You can find details on Twitter by following #olympicthursday and @BBC2012

Olympic Thursday, 19 July 2012:

• Life in the Olympic Village

• Rebecca Adlington

• Jessica Ennis

• Live Basketball: Team GB v USA

• Part 9 of Barry Davies’ Olympic Moments

• Day 62 of the Torch Relay

Village People, BBC Radio 5 live, Thursday, 19 July 8pm-9.30pm

Steve Parry joins Eleanor Oldroyd to give an insight into life in the Olympic Village as the teams start to move in ahead of London 2012: the accommodation, the food, the egos and why 90,000 condoms in Sydney was not enough.

This week on #olympicthursday

Double gold medallist Rebecca Adlington says she can deal with the pressure in London (text)

Behind the scenes with Jessica Ennis: Part 3 (video)

Barry Davies’ Olympic Moments Part 9: Steve Redgrave in Sydney (text + video)

Bernard Manning Jr explains his role in the rise of Craig Dawson from parks football to the Olympics (text)

Basketball: Team GB v USA, BBC Three, bbc.co.uk/sport, 7pm-9.30pm

BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, 6.45pm

Live coverage from Manchester Arena as Great Britain's men's basketball team gears up for the Olympics by facing the world's best side, 2008 gold medallists, the United States.

Day 62 of the Olympic Torch Relay

London 2012 on BBC Television this week:

Tom Daley: Diving for Britain, 10.35pm, Monday 23 July, BBC One

The Bad Boy Olympian, 9pm, Tuesday 24 July, BBC Three

Profile of Ashley McKenzie one of Britain’s most successful young judo fighters.

Olympics 2012: Women's Football, 3.30pm-6pm, Wednesday 25 July, BBC One

The first sporting action of the 30th Olympiad. Team GB women kick off the football tournament at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. New Zealand are their opponents in a group which also feature Brazil and Cameroon.