Lauren Perdue is considered one of the premiere female swimmers on the women's side for the United States. Although she recently led her team in qualifying for the 4x200 meter freestyle final, turns out there was another feat she couldn't resist mentioning; a dinner invite from the current king of basketball himself, LeBron James.
Light flyweight boxer Mark Barriga packed a big punch and landed himself a 17-7 victory over Italy's Manuel Cappai on Tuesday. The Olympic's only boxer from the Philippines has been called by many, especially by Filipino media, as a "Little Pacquiao," comparing his to well-known boxer Manny Pacquiao because of his skill and success.
Perfect synchronization by judging standards gave Team China's Chen Ruolin and Wang Hao, both 19, the gold medal at the women's final competition for synchronized 10-meter platform diving. The team blew the other competitors away with their back 2 ½ somersault 1 ½ twist in round five, helping them get a total combined score of 368.40.
The women's gymnastics team finals air on July 31 11:30 am Eastern time and you can watch live coverage of the game and the handing out of the Olympic medals on NBC's official website for the 2012 Olympic Games.
The NBC Olympics site will be live streaming an exciting schedule of sporting events on Day 2 from London 2012. Sports fans will be able to choose which events they watch from the NBC Olympics website, including action from the men's basketball, Team USA swimming, as well as women's cycling.
The 2012 London Olympics Schedule will be in full swing beginning July 27 when the opening ceremony is initiated. However, before that, men's soccer will engage in opening matches on Thursday to kick off the world-wide event.