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Summer 2000 Olympics Viewing Guide

By Katherine Dillin / September 25, 2000



Summer 2000 Olympics Viewing Guide

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Track and field is likely to again dominate headlines. US sprinter Michael Johnson will go for his second consecutive gold in the men's 400m today. He holds the world record, 43.18 seconds. American pole vaulter Stacy Dragila, another world-record holder at 15 ft., 2-1/4 in., will soar for the gold. And the youngest of the three Clark sisters here, Hazel Clark, was the only one to qualify for today's 800m finals.

Australia's Cathy Freeman, who lit the Olympic flame, is favored to win the women's 400m finals today.

Elise Ray was the only US women's gymnast to make it to the individual event finals. She'll compete on the balance beam.

Monday, Sept. 25

NBC (10 a.m.-noon):

Beach Volleyball (women) - gold-medal match

(7 p.m.-midnight):

Gymnastics (men, women) - individual event finals

Track and Field - men's 400m, 110m hurdle, 10,000m, discus throw, triple jump; women's 400m, 800m, 5,000m, pole vault

Diving (men) - springboard

CNBC (5-9 p.m.):

Basketball (men) - US vs. France

Weightlifting (men) - final

Tennis - quarter- and semifinals

MSNBC (10 a.m.-5 p.m.):

Softball - US vs. China

Equestrian - individual jumping

Water Polo (men) - US vs. Netherlands

Tuesday, Sept. 26

NBC (10 a.m.-noon):

Softball - gold-medal game

(7 p.m.-midnight):

Gymnastics - Champions' gala

Diving (men) - springboard final

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