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Olympics: Usain Bolt Eyes Up Second Gold
Defending Olympic champion Usain Bolt is on course for a second Olympic gold medal after winning his 200m semi-final.
The 25-year-old got off to a good start and looked comfortable as he finished ahead of South African Anaso Jobodwana.
He will have to beat Jamaican teammate and rival Yohan Blake again after he also won his semi-final by a tiny margin when he eased up in the final few metres.
Great Britain's Christian Malcolm narrowly missed out on qualifying after he finished third in his semi-final, but was not one of the fastest losers.
But Britain will see two women in the final of the 1,500m after Lisa Dobriskey and Laura Weightman got through their semi-finals.
Dobriskey, who was diagnosed with potentially fatal blood clots on her lungs earlier this year, was fourth and qualified automatically.
But Weightman had to wait while officials examined a photo finish before going through as one of the two fastest losers.
World silver medallist Hannah England missed out though after she could only finish ninth.
And Team GB's women's hockey team were in tears after losing 2-1 to world champions Argentina in their semi-final match.
They will now face New Zealand in the bronze medal match after the Kiwis were beaten 3-1 in a penalty shoot out by the Netherlands following a 1-1 draw.
Mo Farah could also win his second Olympic gold in the 5,000m after he finished a comfortable third in his heat.
The 29-year-old said afterwards he was was a little tired but happy with his performance.
"It was pretty difficult," he told the BBC. "I was a bit tired, it took a bit more out of me than I was expecting but I'm really happy with where I am now and I've got a couple of days off."
GB's showjumpers were hoping to get back on the gold medal trail at Greenwich Park after winning the team event.
But Nick Skelton, Ben Maher and Scott Brash all failed to make the podium in the individual competition.
Boxer Nicola Adams will be fighting for gold in the women's Fly after beating Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India 11-6 in their semi-final. She will face China's Ren Cancan in the final.
Britain's Daniel Awde made a superb start to the decathlon with a personal best in the 100m, but he was forced to withdraw after just two events when he suffered a knee injury in the long jump.
There was also disappointment for Tim Brabants in the men's canoe sprint. The gold medallist in Beijing could only manage eighth in the 1,000m K1 at Eton Dorney.
Brabants, who has been battling a serious tendon injury, struggled throughout the race, which was won by Norway's Eirik Veras Larsen.
Three-times BMX world champion Shanaze Reade has begun her quest for gold at the Olympic Velopark, qualifying fifth in the opening time trial.
The 23-year-old from Crewe crashed out of the final in Beijing and is determined to make amends on home soil.
Team GB currently have 22 golds and a total of 48 medals.