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Olympic Games 2012: The London Games Begin With A Busy Saturday

While the 2012 Summer Olympics technically got started prior to Friday night's opening ceremonies -- the men's and women's soccer tournaments, for instance, are already underway -- the London Games really get going on Saturday.

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The U.S. women's soccer team, which includes St. Louisan Becky Sauerbrunn, has a match against Colombia that is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. CT. Other sports getting underway include the women's basketball, swimming, fencing, handball, beach volleyball, gymnastics and tennis. For the full slate of events scheduled to start Saturday, visit NBC's Olympics website.

For some tips on how to manage your viewing schedule on the first full day, check out NBC's viewer's guide.

For continued updates on the athletes representing St. Louis in the Summer Olympics, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For more comprehensive coverage of the 2012 London Games, visit SB Nation's Olympics news hub.