Capty99 has a great blog writeup on the 8 reasons to watch the Olympics if you needed a reason: http://www.tylerjame...asons-to-watch/

Here's the events this year:

- Aquatics
- Diving (8)
- Swimming (34)
- Synchronized swimming (2)
- Water polo (2)

- Diving (8)
- Archery (4)
- Athletics (47)
- Badminton (5)

- Baseball (1)
- Basketball (2)
- Boxing (11)
- Canoeing (16)
- Cycling (18)
- Equestrian (6)
- Fencing (10)
- Field hockey (2)

- Football (2)
- Gymnastics (18)
- Handball (2)
- Judo (14)
- Modern pentathlon (2)
- Rowing (14)
- Sailing (11)
- Shooting (15)

- Softball (1)
- Table tennis (4)
- Taekwondo (8)
- Tennis (4)
- Triathlon (2)
- Volleyball (4)
- Weightlifting (15)
- Wrestling (18)