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Garrett Smith
08-08-2008, 07:49 AM
http://weightlifting.teamusa.org/news/article/3154

John Alston
08-08-2008, 07:52 AM
the details for tv coverage are in 8 hour blocks. it kind of sucks.
NBC and NBC HD
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – USA vs. China (LIVE)
Swimming
Beach Volleyball
Men’s Water Polo – USA vs. China
Women’s Cycling – Road Race
Women’s Weightlifting – 53kg Gold Medal Final
Men’s & Women’s Badminton
Rowing

So I am supposed to record 8 hours to find the one sport I want? This is the one time every 4 years I might get to see WL on tv and instead I'll be watching on the web.
It would be nice if we could get more details.

Garrett Smith
08-08-2008, 08:02 AM
John,
The WL is probably spread out throughout the 8 hours (or at least over a couple hours of that time slot), as the network is more interested in keeping their ADD audience attached rather than satisfying a sport's true fan base (you know, the ones who watch more often than every four years...).

John Alston
08-08-2008, 08:31 AM
last olympics I was working a night job, so I watched a lot of daytime events. this is what got me into WL, watching multiple sessions. generally it was in 30min blocks. women, men, days of it.
i know somewhere in there there's one (or maybe more!) blocks that I want. Somewhere...

Patrick Donnelly
08-08-2008, 04:57 PM
http://www.nbcolympics.com/tv_and_online_listings/tv.html
This page has a bit more detail.

It turns out that since I don't have cable, I'll only get to see one women's weight class compete. The rest are on stations I don't have. Does anyone know a place where you can watch them online? One session of weightlifting, but loads of women's beach volleyball all on NBC... Wonder how that happened...

Darryl Shaw
08-09-2008, 04:40 AM
I haven't got a tv so I'm just watching the highlights on the BBC website.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/olympics/weightlifting/default.stm

Edit: The schedule of events on the BBC's site is in BST (British Summer Time).

Arien Malec
08-09-2008, 09:10 AM
Here's the be all and end all:

http://www.nbcolympics.com/tv_and_online_listings/zone=CT/sport=WL/online.html

Watch the full events, without inane commentary or human interest stories (although I'll be there all choked up for the Melanie Roach broadcast tomorrow)..

Dave Paton
08-09-2008, 10:17 AM
i just watched women's weightlifting on USA network. i think it was 53kgs.

Arien Malec
08-09-2008, 11:30 AM
48kg womens. Xiexia Chen talking a stroll through the competition. Shame she was so conservative on the weights -- she lifted an Olympic record c&j like like it was light practice.

David Stout
08-09-2008, 01:02 PM
Here's the be all and end all:

http://www.nbcolympics.com/tv_and_online_listings/zone=CT/sport=WL/online.html

Watch the full events, without inane commentary or human interest stories (although I'll be there all choked up for the Melanie Roach broadcast tomorrow)..

This link rocks.

Gant - They've got Judo up already!

Patrick Donnelly
08-09-2008, 04:51 PM
Here's the be all and end all:

http://www.nbcolympics.com/tv_and_online_listings/zone=CT/sport=WL/online.html


Thank you!

Derek Weaver
08-10-2008, 08:10 PM
Thanks for that link Arien.

ryan mac
08-11-2008, 03:01 PM
Can you explain, to this novice, wtf happened to the Columbian? Mens 62kg video. That doesn't seem possible?

Kelly Frankson
08-11-2008, 03:58 PM
You can also see the live footage at:

http://www.cbc.ca/olympics/schedule/daily/2008/08/12/

Tonight the 69kg men and 63kg women B Group (where Natalie and Carissa) are competing is airing live online at 6:49pm and then the 63kg A group (with Christine Girard from Canada) is on at 12:19am this morning.