What to Watch Each Day of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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In less than a month, the 2018 Winter Olympic Games kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea. Starting with the Opening Ceremonies on Feb. 9, thrilling competitions await you each day!

For first time ever, NBC will air events live from the PyeongChang games across all time zones in primetime, as well as daytime and late-night coverage. If you don’t have a TV, there will be more live-streaming for these Olympic Games than ever before. NBC will share a full detailed live-streaming schedule when the games begin.

In the meantime, you can check out NBC’s interactive Olympics schedule and set reminders for all your favorite events.

Don’t miss a single photo finish or gold medal-winning performance! Here is what to watch every day of the competition:

Feb. 9

Get a first look at all the athletes and much more during the Opening Ceremonies.

Feb. 10


Figure skating kicks off with women’s qualifying as well as pairs free skate and short dance programs. On another rink, men’s 1,500 meter short track skates through heats into the finals.

Alpine skiing gets off to an exciting start with the men’s downhill. Also on the slopes will be the men’s snowboard slopestyle final and men’s ski jumping normal hill final.

Feb. 11

Figure skating coverage continues from the previous day, plus free dance and free skate programs air for men and women.

The women’s giant slalom races culminate in medals. Tune in to see if Jamie Anderson defends her gold medal in the women’s snowboard slopestyle final.

The U.S. women’s hockey team will also take the ice against Finland for its first preliminary game.

Feb. 12


Look for top Americans in women’s snowboard halfpipe qualifiers and finals, and women’s ski jumping takes off with the normal hill final.

Feb. 13


There’s more figure skating on tap with pairs skating short programs.

On the slopes, alpine skiing features men’s combined and both runs for women’s slalom and men’s snowboarders face off in halfpipe qualifiers and finals.

Feb. 14


Pairs figure skaters compete in the free skate for medals. Additionally, tune in for more alpine skiing with women’s slalom and men’s super-G races.

The U.S. men’s hockey team will play against Slovenia in its first preliminary game and another U.S. women’s game airs.

Feb. 15

Both men’s and women’s snowboard cross racing heats up with finals airing today.

Feb. 16


The men’s figure skating competition finals begin with short programs and the men’s U.S. hockey team also takes the ice.

On the slopes, women’s super-G racing airs.

Feb. 17

Nine gold medals will be awarded on the busiest day of the games.

Watch men’s figure skating free skate programs and see who wins gold. Short track skating heats up with the women’s 1,500 meter finals and men’s 1,000 meter finals.

Additionally, men’s giant slalom takes over the slopes and men’s ski jumping large hill competition awards medals.

Feb. 18

Figure skating will showcase the short dance for ice dancing.

Feb. 19


Ice dancers compete for medals with their free dance.

Men’s two-man bobsledders speed down the track in finals and the men’s ski jumping teams compete on the large hill in finals.

Feb. 20


Decorated ski racers take to the slopes in the women’s downhill races.

Feb. 21

There’s more alpine action with men’s slalom races and women’s bobsled finals, as well as women’s hockey games.

Feb. 22


See who glides home with gold as the women’s figure skating competition wraps up after free skate programs.

On the slopes, the women’s alpine skiing combined races begin and women’s snowboard big air makes its Olympic debut.

This is an exciting day on the short track, too. There will be medals awarded in men’s 500 meter, men’s 5,000 meter relay and women’s 1,000 meter short track skating events.

Feb. 23

Alpine skiing coverage continues with the second run of women’s combined races.

Making its Olympic debut is the men’s snowboard big air final.

Feb. 24


Tune in for the men’s bronze and gold medal hockey games as well as the four-men bobsled complete final runs.

Feb. 25

After two weeks of fierce competition, the Closing Ceremony wraps up the Winter Olympic Games!


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