Olympic Day 1 — 5 Events You CAN’T Miss Today [PHOTOS]

July 28, 2012 12:01 am

So many sports, so little time. NBC‘s new online live-stream feature for the London Olympics is no doubt overwhelming–every event with a Team USA participant will be made available to watch online the moment it happens (that’s a lot of live streaming.) With so many events to keep track of (God-forbid that you accidently forget to watch your favorite sport) here is a cheat sheet of the most noteworthy events happening on Day 1.

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Michael Phelps vs Ryan Lochte Part 1- Let the games begin! The rivalry of the year is put to the test immediately on Day 1 during the Men’s 400m IM Final. Lochte won the race during Olympic trials, and you can bet that Phelps will try his hardest notto let that happen again.

Getty Images Sport/ Jamie Squire

Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings Defend Their Gold- The beach volleyball powerhouse duo begin their attempt to claim a third consecutive gold medal with their first match against Australia.

Getty Images Sport/ Lintao Zhang

Missy Franklin’s Olympic Debut- The 17-year-old hits the water for her first of seven Olympic appearances in the Women’s 4x100m Freestlye Final.

Clive Rose/ Getty Images Sport

Men’s Gymnastics Qualifiers-Watch the men of the U.S. gymnastics team demonstrate their super-human strength in the preliminary round of the team competition.

Getty Images Sport/ Ezra Shaw

The Bryan Brothers Hit The Court- The funny brothers Bob and Mike Bryan face Brazil in the first round of the Men’s Doubles tennis tournament.

Getty Images Sport/ Clive Brunskill


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