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2012 Summer Olympics: Tonight’s NBC Lineup, Tuesday August 7th 

Photo Credit: Victor R. Calvano/Associated Press

OK, we’re pretty stoked about the U.S. Women’s Soccer team beating Canada to advance to the gold medal game. It was an epic last-minute goal that sealed deal for the Americans. Final Score: 4 to 3. Here are some incredible photos of the win.

And here’s the lineup on NBC tonight airing from 8PM – Midnight ET/PT:

Gymnastics – Individual Event Gold Medal Finals

  • Men’s Parallel Bars
  • Men’s High Bar
  • Women’s Balance Beam
  • Women’s Floor Exercise

The Scoop: The final night of gymnastics features an array of American medal hopefuls. Needham, Massachusetts native Aly Raisman, the senior member of Team USA at age 18, should compete for medals on her two signature events: floor exercise and balance beam. Michigan’s Jordyn Wieber, the 2011 world all-around champion, is also among the contenders on floor exercise while all-around gold medalist Gabby Douglas competes on the balance beam. On the men’s side, Cuban-born Danell Leyva will compete on high bar.

Track and Field – Gold Medal Finals

  • Men’s 1500M
  • Men’s High Jump
  • Women’s 100M Hurdles

The Scoop: An ultra-deep stable of American hurdlers includes 2008 Olympic champion Dawn Harper, 2011 U.S. champion Kellie Wells, and Lolo Jones, who four years after her heartbreaking stumble in Beijing cost her a sure gold medal, targets redemption in London. Meanwhile, a pair of American milers aims for the first American medal in the 1500m since the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. American high jump sensation Jesse Williams, a USC alum and 2011 world champion, is among the favorites for gold.

Beach Volleyball – Semifinal:  May-Treanor/Walsh Jennings (U.S.) vs. Zhang/Xue (China)

The Scoop: n the sand at majestic Horse Guards Parade, beach volleyball moves into the semifinals. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings are eyeing a golden three-peat after sweeping the competition in Athens and Beijing.

For all things Summer Olympics, head over to NBCOlympics.com.

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