Track & Field: Event Schedule, TV Coverage For Tuesday

Aug 6, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Lolo Jones (USA) competes in the women's 100m hurdles during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Tuesday's track and field schedule includes the women's 100m final and men's 1500m final, among other events.

Tuesday's Olympic schedule includes the fifth day of track & field competitions. Among the scheduled events is the women's 100m hurdles final, where Lolo Jones will try to capture the gold medal that narrowly escaped her in 2008.

Jones was leading the event in 2008 heading into the second to last hurdle, but she tripped and stumbled causing her to fall all the way back to seventh place. She will get a chance at redemption Tuesday, although she will have to beat a strong field that includes fellow American and 2008 gold medalist Dawn Harper. Australian Sally Pearson, who won the silver medal in 2008 and the 2011 World Championship, is also in the field.

Other action on Tuesday includes the men's high jump final, men's discus throw and the men's 1500m final. The morning session features a few qualifying events including round 1 of the men's 200m.

Tuesday's events between at 5 a.m. ET with a live online stream of the morning events available at NBCOlympics.com. The finals will be broadcast on NBC as part of the network's primetime coverage. They can also be watched live via a NBCOlympics.com stream.

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