HALMSTAD, SWEDEN - JUNE 18: Alex Morgan of USA celebrates her goal during the Swedish Invitational Women's Volvo Cup match between Japan and USA on June 18, 2012 in Halmstad, Sweden. USA defeated Japan 4-1. (Photo by Berndt Wennebrink/Getty Images)
I know that the Olympics do not open until Friday, but there are some opportunities to enjoy Olympic action today! You can see all of the Calympic action in our CGB Cal Athletics Calendar. There is a lot of women's soccer action today, but only two games involve Cal athletes (all times Eastern).
|1||July 25, 2012||Great Britain vs. New Zealand||11 a.m.||Millenium Stadium;
|3||July 25, 2012||USA vs. France||12 p.m.||Hampden Park;
So, where can you check out all this action? You can live stream all Olympics action this year if you have certain cable providers. US v. France should be here. New Zealand v. Great Britain should be here. All women's soccer action for today is available here.
The page indicates the following (confusingly, all times Pacific):
|8:00a - 9:45a||MSNBC||
Women's Soccer: GBR vs. NZL8:00am - 9:45am
The London Games begin with host Great Britain versus returning New Zealand live in a women's Soccer preliminary-round game.
||9:00a - 11:15a||NBCSN||
Women's Soccer: USA vs FRA9:00am - 11:15am
Top-seeded Team USA begins its quest for a third straight gold medal and fourth in five Olympics. France comes off an overall solid performance in the 2011 Women’s World Cup and could surprise in London.
So, there you go! Enjoy all the action this morning. Good luck to Betsy and Alex. Here is a NYT feature on Alex Morgan! GO BEARS!