London Olympics: 5 things to know for Monday
Monday, August 6, 2012 | 9:34 a.m. CDT;
updated 3:28 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 6, 2012
LONDON— Here are five things to look for at the London Olympics on Monday:
- A THIRD GOLD? Gabby Douglas is back in action, going for her third gold in the individual uneven bars.
- 400M FINAL: It's the track final, but with a very different feel. Due to injury and non-qualification, there will be no American gold medalist for the first time since 1980.
- BASKETBALL: The United States plays Argentina in the final action of men's preliminary play.
- HURDLES: Defending Olympic champion Dawn Harper, American teammate Lolo Jones and world champion Sally Pearson cruised into the semifinals of the women's 100-meter hurdles.
- BOTTLE THROWER: The man accused of throwing a bottle onto the track just before the 100-meter final is to appear in court.
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