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Monday at the Olympics: USA out for water polo revenge

Published August 6, 2012 11:50 am

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Four years ago, the U.S. men's water polo team, ranked No. 9 in the world, battled its way to the finals. The Americans hung in there, keeping it close until the final quarter against two-time defending Olympic champions Hungary, but lost 14-10 to take home the silver medal.The Americans face the three-time defending Olympic champion Hungarians in a rematch today. (9:30-10:30 a.m., NBC/Ch. 5)

The American women's soccer team is one game away from the gold-medal final. Team USA takes on Canada in today's second semifinal (12:45-2:45 p.m., NBCSN/NBC soccer channel). It's France vs. Japan in the other semifinal(10-11:45 a.m., NBCSN/NBC soccer channel)

Americans Chris Colwill and Troy Dumais - the first American since Greg Louganis to compete at four Olympics - compete in the finals of springboard diving (NBC primetime, 7-11 p.m., Ch. 5)

American teams are in action vs. South Africa in women's field hockey (3:45-5:15 a.m.); vs. Tunisia in men's volleyball (2-3:15 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5); and vs. Argentina in men's basketball (3:15-5:15 p.m., NBCSN/NBC basketball channel)

NBC primetime (7-11 p.m., Ch. 5):Individual gold-medal finals in gymnastics - men's still rings and vault, women's uneven bars; track and field gold-medal finals in the men's 400m and 400m hurdles, women's pole vault; beach volleyball quarterfinals; men's diving springboard qualifying; gold-medal finals in cycling.Track and Field (9:9:30 a.m., 12:15-12:45 p.m., 3:30-4 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Qualifying in several events, including women's 100m hurdles and 1500m and men's 800m.Shooting : Men's 50m three positions gold-medal finals (9:30-10 a.m., NBCSN;)Equestrian (11-11:45 a.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The team jumping gold-medal finalMen's beach volleyball (11 a.m.-noon, NBCSN; noon-1 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5; 3-4 p.m., MSNBC): QuarterfinalsWrestling (12:30-1:30 p.m., MSNBC): Greco-Roman gold-medal finalsWeightlifting (2:45-3:15 p.m., NBCSN): Men's 105kg finalBoxing (3-6 p.m., CNBC): Men's lightweight, middleweight and super heavyweight quarterfinals