U.S. set to face Australia in third 2012 Olympic match
LONDON - The U.S. continues its quest for gold tomorrow
against No. 7 world ranked Australia. The match which kicks
off at 10:45 a.m. at Riverbank Arena will be broadcast live
on NBC Sports Network and NBCOlympics.com at 5:45 a.m.
New Zealand currently leads Pool B with wins against
Australia and South Africa. Argentina, Australia, Germany and
the U.S. are tied with one win and one loss in the
Both Australia and the U.S. captured the attention of the
hockey world on Tuesday, July 31, by defeating a higher
ranked team in their pool. Australia defeated No. 3 Germany,
3-1, and the U.S. upset No. 2 Argentina, 1-0.
On opening day, Australia fell to New Zealand, 1-0, and
Germany snuck past the U.S., 2-1. Both teams will be fighting
for a second win in their Olympic campaign.
Preliminary matches for Thursday, August 2:
Korea vs Japan
Pool A 8:30 a.m.
USA vs Australia** Live on NBCSN
Pool B 10:45 a.m.
China vs Netherlands** Live on NBCSN
Pool A 1:45 p.m.