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What to watch: Day 6 at the Olympics

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Here's a rundown of the key events scheduled for Day 6 of Olympic competition.  The events will not be televised live but can be live-streamed on NBC's Olympics website.

Day 6 — Thursday, August 2, 2012

Thursday's marquee event is the women's individual all-around gymnastics final at 11:30 a.m. ET.  Americans Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas are in the race for gold, while defending world-champ Jordyn Wieber will watch from the sidelines after failing to qualify.

The Michael Phelps-Ryan Lochte rivalry continues with the men's 200m individual medley at 3:19 p.m. ET.  In their previous matchup (Saturday's 400 IM), Lochte won gold and Phelps finished a surprising fourth.  The seeds for Thursday's race: 1. Lochte, 2. Hungary's László Cseh, 3. Phelps.

Earlier in the day—at 2:48 p.m. ET—Lochte will compete in the men's 200m backstroke final against fellow American Tyler Clary.

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In women's swimming, the U.S.'s Missy Franklin and Jessica Hardy will compete in the women's 100m freestyle final at 3:37 p.m. ET.  Americans Micah Lawrence and Rebecca Soni go head to head in the women's 200m breaststroke final at 2:40 p.m. ET.

In tennis, quarterfinal action begins.  Wimbledon champ Roger Federer will face Team USA's last hope John Isner at 11 a.m. ET. Serbia's Novak Djokovic is sure to find a weary opponent in France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at 9 a.m. ET.  Andy Murray will enjoy home-court advantage over Spain's Nicolas Almagro at 7 a.m. ET, and Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro will face Japan's Kei Nishikori at 11 a.m. ET.

In women's singles, American Serena Williams will face Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki at 9 a.m. ET, and Russia's Maria Sharapova will battle Belgium's Kim Clijsters at 1 p.m. ET.  In doubles, the Williams sisters will go up against Italy's Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Fresh off its victory over Romania, Team USA water polo will take on Great Britain at 1:20 p.m. ET.

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Americans Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhauser will hit the sand against Czech Republic's Premysl Kubala and Petr Benes in the men's beach volleyball preliminary at 4 p.m. ET.

Other finals include men's double scull rowing (4:50 a.m. ET), men's lightweight rowing (5 a.m. ET), women's eight with coxswain rowing (7:30 a.m. ET), men's double trap shooting (10 a.m. ET), men's double canoe (10:18 a.m. ET), men's singles table tennis (10:30 a.m. ET), women's individual archery (10:37 a.m. ET), women's single kayak (10:57 a.m. ET), men's half heavyweight judo (11:10 a.m. ET), women's sprint cycling (12:59 p.m. ET), and men's team sprint cycling (1:15 p.m. ET).

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