Olympics: What to Watch Tonight -- Tune In to NBC!

Here's our quickie guide to the day's can't-miss Summer Olympic events

On Monday, U.S.A. women’s soccer beat Canada in a come-from-behind thriller with a goal in the last minute of extra time. Gabby Douglas was up against a tough field, and didn’t medal on the uneven bars (she came in last). And the U.S.A.’s Jennifer Suhr won the women’s pole vault gold. That brings us to day 11.

So let’s get to it: Here’s what to catch tonight!

Men’s Soccer, 4:30 p.m. ET, NBC Sports
South Korea takes on Brazil, which is going for its first soccer gold. The Koreans just edged out the hometown Brits.

Women’s Gymnastics, 8 p.m. ET, NBC
Jordyn Wieber may not have qualified for the all-around, but tonight she’ll be after the gold on the floor. Aly Raisman is the favorite on the American team, but both are medal contenders as are Romanians Catalina Ponor and Sandra Izbasa.

Women’s Track & Field, 8 p.m. ET, NBC
Lolo Jones (pictured), who has been getting a lot of attention lately for her talent as well as for her looks and her virginity, will look for a medal tonight after clipping the second-to-last hurdle in the Beijing games and finishing seventh.

Women’s Beach Volleyball, 8 p.m. ET, NBC
The U.S.A.’s Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings take on the Chinese partners Xue Chen and Zhang Xi in the semifinals.

Men’s Track & Field, 8 p.m. ET, NBC
Algeria’s Taoufik Makhloufi was expelled from the games on allegations that he didn’t give the 800-meter his best effort on Monday, but he was reinstated after demonstrating an injury to his knee. He’ll look to medal against Kenyans Asbel Kiprop, Silas Kiplagat, and Nixon Chepseba.

Alesandra Dubin is a Los Angeles-based writer. Follow her on Twitter: @alicedubin.

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