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Coming Up: Friday's Olympic Best Bets

Track and field will hold eight of today's 17 medal events, as the Summer Olympics moves into its final weekend. The U.S. men's basketball team plays to get into the gold medal game, and the day's highlights also include an intriguing men's soccer bronze-medal match between South Korea and Japan.

All times refer to the Eastern time zone:


  • 2:00p Men's Pole Vault Final
  • 2:10p Women's 4 x 400m Relay Round 1
  • 2:35p Women's Hammer Throw Final
  • 2:45p Men's 4 x 100m Relay Round 1
  • 3:05p Women's 5000m Final
  • 3:40p Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final
  • 3:55p Women's 1500m Final
  • 4:20p Men's 4 x 400m Relay Final
  • Soccer

  • 2:45p Men's Bronze Medal Match: South Korea vs. Japan
  • Basketball

  • 12:00p Men's Semifinal: Spain vs. Russia
  • 4:00p Men's Semifinal: Argentina vs. USA
  • BMX

  • 11:30a Women's BMX Final
  • 11:40a Men's BMX Final
  • Taekwondo

  • 5:15p Women's -67kg Gold Medal Final
  • 5:30p Men's -80kg Gold Medal Final
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics

  • 7:00a Individual All-Around Qualification Rotation 3
  • 8:18a Individual All-Around Qualification Rotation 4
  • 9:50a Group All-Around Qualification Rotation 2
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