The 2012 Olympics are underway and there is plenty of Arsenal interest at the London Games.

Four Gooners will be in action on Friday, August 3.

Allyson Felix will kick off her 100m hopes in the preliminaries at the Olympic Stadium before Youcef Abdi competes in the 3,000m steeplechase.

Harry Martin will be part of the men's hockey team which faces Pakistan at the Riverbank Arena, while Greg Rutherford competes in the long jump qualifiers later in the evening.

Keep an eye on our daily Olympic Watch for updates.

London Olympics 2012

Great Britain

Geraint Thomas (cycling)
Thursday, August 2

Great Britain's men's team pursuit quartet - featuring Geraint Thomas - stormed through qualifying with a world-record time of three minutes and 52.49 seconds to reach Friday's final.

Elsewhere, Ashleigh Ball was on target for the women's hockey team as they brushed aside Belgium 3-0 at the Riverbank Arena. Great Britain's basketball team featuring Luol Deng and Eric Boateng came within touching distance of a surprise win over Spain, but went down 79-78 despite a valiant fightback in the final quarter.

Elsewhere, Bobby White's handball team lost 32-21 to Argentina before the men's volleyball team, featuring Nathan French, slipped to their third defeat in a row against Italy.

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