2014 Winter Olympics: What to watch today

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 (DAY 10) – Plenty to watch during the day and of course in prime-time. As always there will be plenty to see live at NBCOLYMPICS.COM. Here is today’s Olympic Viewers Guide from Sports Talk Florida. 

NBC

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Men’s Biathlon – 15km Mass Start Gold Medal Final

Men’s Snowboarding – Snowboard Cross Competition

Men’s Freestyle Skiing – Aerials Competition

8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Figure Skating – Ice Dancing Gold Medal Final

Men’s Snowboarding – Snowboard Cross Gold Medal Final

Men’s Freestyle Skiing – Aerials Gold Medal Final

Two-Man Bobsled – Gold Medal Final Runs

1:01 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Men’s Ski Jumping – Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final

2 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Primetime Encore

NBCSN

3 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.

Women’s Curling – USA vs. South Korea

Women’s Curling – Russia vs. Great Britain

Men’s Biathlon – 15km Mass Start Gold Medal Final

7:15 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Women’s Hockey – Semifinal, USA vs. Sweden (LIVE)

10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Figure Skating – Ice Dancing Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Men’s Ski Jumping – Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

Women’s Biathlon – 12.5km Mass Start Gold Medal Final

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Women’s Hockey Encore – Semifinal, Canada vs. Switzerland

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Game of the Day: Women’s Hockey – Semifinal, USA vs. Sweden

MSNBC

Noon – 2:30 p.m.

Women’s Hockey – Semifinal, Canada vs. Switzerland (LIVE)

CNBC

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Curling

USA

5 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Men’s Curling – USA vs. Switzerland (LIVE)

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Figure Skating – Ice Dancing Gold Medal Final: Michigan’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White, 2010 Olympic silver medalists, face training mates and rivals Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada, reigning Olympic champions. The two teams train at the same rink under the same coach, and have traded off the world title for the past four years. Davis and White enter Sochi as the reigning world champions. After the short dance, Davis and White are in first place, closely followed by Virtue and Moir.
  • Men’s Snowboarding – Snowboard Cross Gold Medal Final: Seth Wescott, the only Olympic champion since snowboard cross joined the program in Torino, did not make the U.S. team after an April knee injury, so seven-time X Games champion Nate Holland, who was a bitter fourth in Vancouver, will lead the strong American effort.
  • Men’s Freestyle Skiing – Aerials Gold Medal Final: Eigtheen-year-old Mac Bohonnon will represent the U.S., as he and the other aerialists try to keep pace with the immensely talented Chinese team.
  • Two-Man Bobsled – Gold Medal Final Runs: Reigning four-man Olympic champ Steven Holcomb, who overcame a degenerative eye condition that nearly cost him his sight to win gold in Vancouver, attempts to pilot his way to the first U.S. Olympic medal in the two-man since 1952. Driving a new, high-tech sled, the 33-year-old from Park City currently has the top American sled in third.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Late Night):

Men’s Ski Jumping – Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final: Austria has dominanted ski jumping’s team event in recent Olympics, capturing the past two gold medals, but should face tough tests from Germany, Norway and Slovenia.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Women’s Curling – USA vs. South Korea: Sixteen years after her Olympic debut in Nagano, Erika Brown returns to the Games as the skip of the U.S. women’s curling team. The U.S. women face Olympic newcomers South Korea.
  • Women’s Hockey – Semifinals: In women’s hockey, USA aims to reach the gold medal game with a victory over Sweden LIVE today. The Americans are looking for their first Olympic gold medal since 1998.
  • Figure Skating – Ice Dancing Gold Medal Final (LIVE): Michigan’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White, 2010 Olympic silver medalists, face training mates and rivals Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada, reigning Olympic champions. The two teams train at the same rink under the same coach, and have traded off the world title for the past four years. enter Sochi as the reigning world champions. After the short dance, Davis and White are in first place, closely followed by Virtue and Moir.
  • Men’s Ski Jumping – Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final (LIVE): Austria has dominanted ski jumping’s team event in recent Olympics, capturing the past two gold medals, but should face tough tests from Germany, Norway and Slovenia.

USA HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Men’s Curling – USA vs. Switzerland (LIVE): Two-time Olympian John Shuster leads his American team against reigning European champion Switzerland.
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