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London 2012 Olympics: Today's must-watch TV guide (August 7)

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Day 11 at London 2012 will be an emotional one, as Team GB set out to make Olympic history, get ready to compete in possibly the final ever windsurfing event and bid farewell to two of the country's greatest athletes of all time - cyclists Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton.

On such a poignant day, make sure you don't miss any of the action with our must-see TV Guide.

Sibling rivalry in the Men's Triathlon
Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee, Team GB, triathlon

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It's a family affair in London 2012's gruelling Men's Triathlon, as Brownlee brothers Alistair and Jonny battle it out against fellow Team GB star Stuart Hayes and a whole bunch of others on land, in water and on a bike. Of course, we're keeping our fingers crossed for the gold, but with the course winding through iconic landmarks like The Serpentine, Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace (hope you're watching, Liz), we'll at least get some truly awesome views. The race is on from 11.30am on BBC One.

Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton get on their bikes
Sir Chris Hoy holds the Union Jack as he lead the GB team into the Stadium for the London Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony

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Great Britain's Victoria Pendleton celebrates with her Gold medal after winning the Women's Keirin Final at the Velodrome in the Olympic Park, during day seven of the London 2012 Olympics.

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We'll be entering the Velodrome for one last time tonight and, oh boy, we could be on for an amazing display from Team GB, as the now-legendary Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton will both be chasing their final medals of not just the London 2012 Games, but of their Olympic careers. Hoy will be going for his sixth gold in the Men's Keirin Final from 6pm on BBC Two, while Pendleton is competing in the Women's Individual Sprint from 4pm on BBC Olympics 8. With help from Laura Trott in the Women's Omnium, the Team GB cyclists just might best their seven golds from Beijing.

Robbie Grabarz leaps for gold
Robbie Grabarz, High Jump, London 2012

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We were always rubbish at the high jump - couldn't get the hang of that Fosbury Flop thing. That's probably why we get such a kick out of seeing Robbie Grabarz throwing himself over beams without breaking a sweat. He's a real medal hope as well, so make sure you catch the Men's High Jump Final from 7pm on BBC One to see if Team GB's gold streak can continue.

Best of the Rest

Great Britain only need a draw with Spain in the Hockey to reach the semi-finals. Can they do it? Find out at 7pm on BBC Olympics 7.

Windsurfing is set to be replaced by kiteboarding at Rio 2016, so why not cheer on Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw in possibly the sport's last ever Olympic races from 1pm on BBC Olympics 4.

Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin could make Olympic history by winning Great Britain's first ever Dressage medal from 10am on BBC Olympics 5.

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