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Live updates from the 2022 Olympics: Shiffrin’s stunning slalom result; Shaun White and Chloe Kim start halfpipe, plus news on schedule and medal count

By on February 9, 2022 0

Throughout the 2022 Winter Olympics, here we’ll get a daily look at the top events and how to watch them.

With jet lag, each day’s live competition in China begins during Eastern prime time and runs overnight until mid-morning. This episode covers the events taking place on Wednesday in Beijing (from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning in the United States).

All dates and times below are converted to Eastern Time, 1:00 p.m. Beijing Time. The primetime show hosted by NBC’s main channel begins at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday night and will feature live snowboarding with American star Chloe Kim and women’s halfpipe, downhill skiing with American Mikaela Shiffrin and the first rounds of women’s slalom and the big aerial event in freestyle skiing. All events can be streamed on Peacock or NBCOlympics.com.

Top US Events

Snowboard

What: Women’s and men’s halfpipe qualifications

When: Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. (women); Tuesday, 11:30 p.m. (men)

Television: NBC and streaming

It’s just qualifying, but it’s on NBC because it’ll be your first look at these Games with two of the biggest names on Team USA – 2018 halfpipe gold medalist Chloe Kim and silver medalist gold 2006, 2010 and 2018 Shaun White. The women’s final is scheduled for Wednesday night during Eastern prime time, with the men following the following night.

Alpine skiing

What: Women’s slalom, rounds 1-2

When: Tuesday, 9:15 p.m. (race 1); Wednesday, 00:45 (round 2)

Television: NBC and streaming

After a disappointing early outing in the giant slalom for Mikaela Shiffrin, the American star is trying her luck again in the slalom, traditionally her best race. She finished fourth in this event in Pyeongchang after winning gold in Sochi in 2014 and is a four-time world champion in the event.

Men’s curling

What: USA vs. ROC

When: Wednesday, 7:05 a.m.

TV: CNBC (delayed, 5 p.m.) and streaming

John Shuster and Team USA begin their gold medal defense against the ROC. It’s the fifth Olympics for Shuster, who brings back two teammates (John Landsteiner and Matt Hamilton) from the victorious Pyeongchang team. Chris Plys, who also competed in the mixed doubles event, joins as a new sole member.

Other Medal Events

freestyle skiing

What: Men’s big air final, rounds 1 to 3

When: Tuesday, 10 p.m.

Television: NBC and streaming

Sled

What: Doubles, races 1-2

When: Wednesday, 7:20 a.m.

TV: United States (delayed, 11:15 a.m.) and streaming

Nordic combined

What: Hill normal/10km individual

When: Wednesday, 3 a.m. (ski jumping); Wednesday, 6 a.m. (cross-country)

TV: United States (ski jumping, live; cross-country skiing, delayed, 10:30 a.m.) and streaming

Short Track Speed ​​Skating

What: Men’s 1500m quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals

When: Wednesday, 6 a.m. (quarter-finals); Wednesday, 7:29 a.m. (semi-finals); Wednesday, 8:13 a.m. (finals)

TV: USA and streaming

Snowboard

What: Women’s Snowboardcross

When: Tuesday, 10 p.m. (placement races); Wednesday, 1:30 a.m. (quarter-finals, semi-finals, finals)

TV: USA and streaming

Other events

Men’s curling

What: Round-robin matches (Denmark vs. Canada, Norway vs. Switzerland, China vs. Sweden)

When: Wednesday, 7:05 a.m.

TV: United States (China vs. Sweden, delayed, 12:15 p.m.) and streaming

men’s hockey

What: Preliminary round matches

When: Wednesday, 3:40 a.m. (ROC v Switzerland); Wednesday, 8:10 a.m. (Czech Republic vs. Denmark)

TV: USA and streaming

Short Track Speed ​​Skating

What: Women’s 1000m heats, women’s 3000m relay semi-finals

When: Wednesday, 6:44 a.m. (1,000m); Wednesday, 7:45 (3000m)

TV: USA and streaming

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