With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London a little over a month away, it's time to get excited for one of the most exciting events in sports.
There's nothing better than the competition at the Olympics, and there's no better way to prepare for all the thrilling events than to watch the trials.
Let's look at a complete television schedule for the event trials you have to watch at the Olympics.
Here are the dates, times and TV information for the track and field events (via TrackTown USA)
|When||TV Channel||Start Time (ET) |
|Friday, June 22||NBCSN||9:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, June 23||NBC||8:00 p.m. |
|Sunday, June 24||NBC||7:00 p.m. |
|Monday, June 25||NBCSN||9:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, June 28||NBCSN||9:00 p.m. |
|Friday, June 29||NBCSN||6:00 p.m. |
|Saturday, June 30||NBC||9:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 1||NBC||7:00 p.m. |
Here are the dates, times, and TV information for the swimming events (via The Sporting News)
|When||TV Channel(s)||Start Time (ET)|
|Monday, June 25||NBC and NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, June 26||NBC and NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, June 27||NBC and NBCSN||7:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, June 28||NBC and NBCSN||4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.|
|Friday, June 29||NBC and NBCSN||4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, June 30||NBC and NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 1||NBC and NBCSN||6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.|
|Monday, July 2||NBC||8:00 p.m.|
Here the dates, times, and TV information for the gymnastics events (via usagym.org)
|When||TV Channel||Start Time (ET)|
|Thursday, June 28||NBCSN||5:30 p.m.|
|Friday, June 29||NBC||9:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, June 30||NBC||4:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 1||NBC||9:00 p.m.|
Field Hockey (via The Sporting News)
|Opponent||TV Channel||Start Time (ET)|
Rowing and BMX competitions that have already taken place earlier this month will be replayed on Saturday, June 23 starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Event to Watch
If there's one event to pay close attention to at the trials, it's the 100-meter dash. It might be the most exciting 10-15 seconds in sports, and it will be interesting to see which American will have the best chance to defeat Usain Bolt at the Olympics.