Highlights of the 2012 London Olympics can be relived with a special airing on Monday, August 13, 2012, on NBC Sports Network, according to an August 12, 2012, press release from NBC Television Network. “Return to London: The Games of the XXX Olympiad” relives some of the most spectacular, heart-pounding and historic moments of the London Olympics.
The London Olympic Games close on Sunday, August 12, but NBC Sports will air the highlights through August 19. Olympics Closing Ceremony hosted by Bob Costas on NBC
“Return to London” will air throughout the day on Monday, for a 16 hour marathon, on NBC Sports Network. Programs will be introduced by NBC commentators Bob Costas, Al Michaels, Dan Patrick and Liam McHugh. Additionally, the coverage will include a number of post event interviews, and also showcases Bob Costas’ in-depth interview with Michael Phelps.
Highlights of Return to London include Michael Phelps’ record-breaking 22 Olympic medals; Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings third consecutive goal medal in beach volleyball; Usain Bolt’s Olympic record as the first man to win consecutive gold medals in the 100m and 200m; USA woman’s gymnastics gold medal winning, ‘The Fab Five,’ and all-around gold medal winner Gabby Douglas; Ryan Lochte’s gold medal performance in the 400 individual medley; Kenyan David Rudisha’s win in the 800 meters in world record time; USA women’s soccer gold medal win against Japan; and Allyson Felix winning the 200m gold in track and field after winning silver in Athens and Beijing. Other events will include additional track and field coverage, men’s and women’s basketball final, cycling and BMX events, diving and water polo.
This special premieres Monday, August 13, with a 16-hour marathon starting at 9 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Additional Return to London programming will continue throughout next week and conclude on August 19.
Monday, August 13
- 10 a.m. Track and Field – Women’s Sprints
- 11 a.m. Beach Volleyball – Women’s Final
- 12 p.m. Water Polo – Women’s Final
- 1 p.m. Swimming (part 1) – Women
- 2 p.m. Swimming (part 2) – Women
- 3 p.m. Gymnastics – Men’s all around
- 5 p.m. Gymnastics – Women’s all around
- 7 p.m. Swimming (part 1) – Men’s
- 8 p.m. Swimming (part 2) – Men’s
- 9 p.m. Basketball – Men’s Final
- 11 p.m. Basketball – Women’s Final
- 1 a.m. Track and Field – Men’s Sprints
For the entire Return to London schedule please visit NBCOlympics.com.