London 2012, Day 8

4 August, 2012 at 07:00 (GMT+01:00)


Right, I know it’s going to be hard to grab your attention away from a finely poised Test match between England and South Africa, but there are medals still to be won as the Olympics enter week two. Today will be the last day to see rowing at Eton Dorney and swimming at the Aquatics Center, with a total of 4 gold medals up in each. The athletics kicks up a few gears with the heptathlon, women’s 100m and men’s 10,000m. Away from Olympic Park, Maria Sharapova takes on Serena Williams in the tennis, and Team GB will be hoping to avenge the women’s death by beating South Korea, before their inevitable defeat to the mighty Brazil in the semi finals. There’s also medals to be won in badminton, fencing, shooting, weightlifting and the torturous triathlon, so if you still fancy watching England get bowled out for 238, it’s on you.

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