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  • 2:38 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Figure Skating: Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing

    Figure Skating’s team competition begins with the men’s and pairs’ short programs. Top contenders include the United States, the athletes representing OAR (Olympic Athlete from Russia) and Canada. Also: Qualifying-round action in Freestyle Skiing features the men’s and women’s moguls. Canadian Mikael Kingsbury, the men’s favorite, is among the most dominant athletes in any winter sport while American Jaelin Kauf is a medal contender on the women's side.  Less
  • 12:38 AM - 3:38 AM PST
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    Opening Ceremony

    Let the Games begin! Coverage of the Opening Ceremony celebrates the official start of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. This marks the first time a South Korean city has staged a winter Games; Seoul was the summer host in 1988.  Less
  • 1:00 AM - 4:00 AM PST
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    Figure Skating: Figure Skating, Snowboarding

    Team competition continues in Figure Skating with the short dance and the ladies’ short program. In the men’s slopestyle final, a medal-contending trio from Canada includes 2014 Sochi bronze medalist Mark McMorris, competing less than a year after a near-death snowboarding accident. Red Gerard, 17, will represent the U.S. in the final after completing a creative run in the qualifying round.  Less
  • 2:00 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Luge: Luge, Freestyle Skiing, Figure Skating

    Live coverage includes the final phases of the Figure Skating team event. Americans Jaelin Kauf and Morgan Schild look to contend for medals against Australian Britt Cox and the Dufour-Lapointe sisters of Canada in the women’s moguls final. Also: Americans Chris Mazdzer and Tucker West seek to challenge Luge powers Germany and Austria in the final runs of men’s singles.  Less
  • 3:05 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Alpine Skiing: Snowboarding, Alpine, Speed Skating

    Snowboarding phenom Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old Californian born to South Korean immigrants, leads a women’s halfpipe field that includes 34-year-old compatriot Kelly Clark, the 2002 Olympic champion. Austria’s Marcel Hirscher – winner of six consecutive Alpine overall World Cup titles – begins pursuit of an elusive Olympic gold medal in the super combined event’s downhill phase. In Speed Skating, Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe give Team USA podium potential in the women’s 1500m. Also: Extreme sports icon Shaun White makes his PyeongChang debut in men’s halfpipe qualifying.  Less
  • 2:35 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Snowboarding: Speed Skating, Snowboarding, Figure Skating

    In Speed Skating, the men’s 1500m features 35-year-old American Shani Davis, who took silver at the distance in 2006 and 2010. Fellow American Shaun White targets a third Olympic halfpipe gold against a field that also features Oregon’s Ben Ferguson and Australia’s Scotty James. And in Figure Skating, coverage includes the Pairs’ short program, where Team USA is represented by the husband-and-wife duo of Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim.  Less
  • 2:35 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Skeleton: Alpine, Speed Skating, Skeleton, Figure Skating

    Alpine multi-medal threat Mikaela Shiffrin makes her 2018 Olympic debut as she takes on the giant slalom. Latvia’s Martins Dukurs and South Korea’s Yun Sung-Bin begin their duel for men’s Skeleton gold with opening runs. Among the most anticipated Speed Skating events in PyeongChang is the women’s 1000m, with reigning world champion Heather Bergsma of Team USA facing a deep international field. Also, defending Olympic gold medalist Matthias Mayer goes up against the "Attacking Vikings" of Norway in the men's downhill and the Figure Skating pairs’ free skate concludes.  Less
  • 1:35 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Skeleton: Alpine, Snowboarding, Skeleton, Figure Skating

    Coming off a winning performance in the giant slalom, Mikaela Shiffrin looks to defend her Olympic title in women’s slalom. Team USA’s Lindsey Jacobellis, who memorably fell short of gold at the 2006 Games, eyes redemption in women's Snowboard cross. Men’s Figure Skating begins with the short program as Americans Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon take on a deep international field. Also: Austrian Matthias Mayer looks to fend off the "Attacking Vikings" of Norway in Alpine's men's super-G while Matt Antoine (2014 bronze) and John Daly lead the Americans in the final runs of men’s Skeleton.  Less
  • 3:35 AM - 5:00 AM PST
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    Figure Skating: Freestyle, Figure Skating, Alpine

    With technical skills that belie his age, 18-year-old Nathan Chen is among Figure Skating’s most extraordinary talents. The Salt Lake City native looks to bounce back from his short program performance as he takes on defending champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan and an experienced international field in the free skate. American Lindsey Vonn, 33, could become Alpine Skiing’s oldest female Olympic medalist with a podium effort in the super-G. In Freestyle Skiing, Kiley McKinnon and Madison Olsen represent Team USA in the women’s aerials Freestyle Skiing event while Devin Logan and U.S. teammate Maggie Voisin are medal contenders in women’s slopestyle.  Less
  • 2:00 AM - 5:00 AM PST
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    Alpine Skiing: Alpine, Freestyle, Skeleton, Ski Jumping, Short Track

    Ted Ligety, already the only U.S. man with two Olympic Alpine gold medals, seeks a third in his specialty event, the giant slalom. After sweeping the Freestyle Skiing men’s slopestyle podium in 2014, Team USA begins a fresh run at multiple medals with Sochi silver medalist Gus Kenworthy among those in qualifying-round action. The Short Track venue should be electric as host South Korea boasts multiple medal contenders in the men’s 1000m and women’s 1500m events. Jacqueline Loelling, 23, seeks Germany’s first Olympic gold in Skeleton a year after becoming the sport’s youngest female world champion. Also: In Ski Jumping, the men’s individual large hill final could see a duel between reigning world champion Stefan Kraft of Austria and defending Olympic gold medalist Kamil Stoch of Poland.  Less
  • 2:05 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Bobsled: Bobsled, Freestyle Skiing, Figure Skating

    Figure Skating’s ice dance competition concludes, with siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani among three medal-contending duos for Team USA; a showdown for gold looms between training partners Virtue/Moir of Canada and Papadakis/Cizeron of France. In Freestyle Skiing, defending Olympic champion Maddie Bowman leads a strong American group in the women’s halfpipe final. Also: Top pilots Francesco Friedrich and Johannes Lochner give Germany a pair of gold-medal contenders in the two-man Bobsled event, with Won Yun-Jong looking to give South Korea another Olympic medal in a sliding sport.  Less
  • 2:05 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Bobsled: Alpine, Figure Skating, Bobsled, Short Track

    American Lindsey Vonn, 33, seeks a second downhill gold eight years after victory in Vancouver; any medal would make her the oldest woman in Alpine history to climb an Olympic podium. Figure Skating continues with the ladies’ short program. Team USA is represented by upstart Bradie Tennell, fresh off victory at the 2018 U.S. Championships; 2010 Olympian Mirai Nagasu; and 18-year-old Karen Chen, who placed fourth at last year’s World Championships. Yevgenia Medvedeva, competing as an Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR), is the gold-medal favorite. Also: American Elana Meyers Taylor begins her quest to upgrade her women’s Bobsled silver medal from Sochi and action continues in Short Track.  Less
  • 2:35 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Cross-Country: Alpine, Bobsled, Freestyle, Cross-Country

    In Alpine, Mikaela Shiffrin goes for her second 2018 Olympics gold medal while Lindsey Vonn aims for her second medal in as many days as they take on the women's combined. On the men's side, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher looks to earn his third gold medal of these Olympics in the men’s slalom. Freestyle coverage includes the men’s halfpipe final, where defending Olympic champion David Wise leads a talented U.S. contingent. The women’s Bobsled podium in PyeongChang could feature the same pilots as in Sochi – Team USA’s Elana Meyers Taylor (silver) and Jamie Greubel Poser (bronze), plus two-time defending Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries of Canada. Another void could be filled as Jessie Diggins and Co. enter the team sprint seeking Team USA’s first Olympic medal in a women’s Cross-Country event.  Less
  • 1:35 AM - 4:35 AM PST
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    Bobsled: Bobsled, Speed Skating, Snowboarding, Alpine

    In the Olympic debut of Alpine’s team event, nations compete in a bracket-style format featuring head-to-head slalom races (two men and two women per round). Snowboarding also introduces an exciting new event: men’s big air, with 17-year old American Red Gerard looking for his second 2018 Olympic medal. In Speed Skating, the men’s 1000m features two-time Olympic champion Shani Davis and his U.S. teammate Joey Mantia taking on the dominant Dutch. Also: The four-man Bobsled event holds its first two runs as Germany looks to confirm its favorite status.  Less
  • 3:35 AM - 4:30 AM PST
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    Short Track: Figure Skating, Short Track

    Figure Skating competition concludes with the ladies’ free skate. Team USA is represented by 2018 national champion Bradie Tennell; 2010 Olympian Mirai Nagasu; and 18-year-old Karen Chen, fourth at last year’s World Championships. Alina Zagitova and Yevgenia Medvedeva, competing as Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), enter in the lead after each set world records in their respective short programs. Short Track coverage includes the finals for the men’s 500m and women’s 1000m. The events have South Korean contenders abound, while Great Britain’s Elise Christie seeks Olympic redemption after three controversial DQs in Sochi and the J.R. Celski-led United States relay team has podium potential.  Less
  • 12:30 AM - 3:30 AM PST
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    Bobsled: Bobsled, Figure Skating Gala

    Final runs of the four-man Bobsled event feature 23-year-old Codie Bascue, who has emerged as Team USA’s best four-man pilot following the unexpected death of three-time Olympic medalist Steven Holcomb. Germany, with two top sleds, and Latvia are the nations to beat. Figure Skating coverage includes the gala event.  Less
  • 11:35 PM - 3:00 AM PST
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    Closing Ceremony

    The XXIII Olympic Winter Games officially conclude with the Closing Ceremony in PyeongChang.  Less