Winter Olympics down to final days: What to see on TV

Winter Olympics down to final days: What to see on TV

Coverage of the Winter Olympic Games continues #LiveOnKMTR through Sunday.

Here's a look at this week's Olympic coverage, including event coverage set to air on NBCSN, CNBC, MSNBC and USA networks.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18 (DAY 11) | WEDNESDAY | THURSDAY | FRIDAY | SATURDAYSUNDAY

NBC
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Men’s Speed Skating - 10,000m Gold Medal Final
Men’s Nordic Combined - Individual K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final

8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Women’s Alpine Skiing - Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final
Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Halfpipe Gold Medal Final
Women’s Bobsled - Competition
Women’s Short Track - 3000m Relay Gold Medal Final

1 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Women’s Short Track - 1000m Competition

2 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.
Primetime Encore

NBCSN
3 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.

Men’s Hockey - Elimination Round (LIVE)

5:30 a.m. - 7 a.m.

Men’s Nordic Combined - Individual K-125 Large Hill, Ski Jumping

7 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Men’s Hockey - Elimination Round (LIVE)

10 a.m. - Noon
Men’s Speed Skating - 10,000m Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Men’s Nordic Combined - Individual K-125 Large Hill, Cross-Country

Noon - 3 p.m.

Men’s Hockey - Elimination Round (LIVE)
Women’s Bobsled - Competition

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hockey Encore

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Game of the Day: Hockey

MSNBC
Noon - 2:30 p.m.

Men’s Hockey - Elimination Round (LIVE)

CNBC
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Men’s/Women’s Curling - Tie Breaker


NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):
•    Women’s Alpine Skiing - Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final: Eighteen-year-old American phenom Mikaela Shiffrin makes her Olympic debut in the giant slalom. Julia Mancuso, who won this event in Torino, will also vie for a medal.
•    Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Halfpipe Gold Medal Final: The Olympic debut of men’s halfpipe brings an American rivalry to the world stage. David Wise, a 23-year-old married father, and Torin Yater-Wallace, an 18-year-old upstart, have traded off victories at major events recently and should be jostling for the top spot in Sochi.
•    Women’s Bobsled: A 2010 Olympic bronze medalist as a brakeman, Elana Meyers is now in the driver’s seat and has positioned herself as a top medal threat in Sochi. The 29-year-old from Georgia, whose father played for the Atlanta Falcons, was offered college scholarships in four different sports but now serves as the unofficial leader of a diverse and athletic women’s bobsled team.
•    Women’s Short Track - 3000m Relay Gold Medal Final: Short track’s wild relay race puts 16 skaters on the ice at the same time, as four countries vie for three spots on the podium. Canada, China and South Korea are the top contenders for women’s relay gold.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):
•    Men’s Speed Skating - 10,000m Gold Medal Final: This event features a redemption opportunity as Dutch star Sven Kramer looks to win the gold medal that would have been his in Vancouver if not for a lane violation resulting from a mistake by his coach.
•    Men’s Nordic Combined - Individual K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final: Reigning Olympic champion Bill Demong hopes for an encore performance to his historic victory in Vancouver, when he became the first American gold medalist in nordic combined. The U.S. could also have contenders in the steadily improving Fletcher brothers - Bryan and Taylor, a 2010 Olympian. The favorite is likely to be American-born Frenchman Jason Lamy-Chappuis.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Late Night):
•    Women’s Short Track - 1000m: In short track, American Emily Scott, who applied for food stamps before strangers learned of her struggles in a USA Today article and pitched in nearly $50,000 to fund her Olympic dream, will look to advance in the women’s 1000m.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Men’s Hockey - Elimination Round: The men’s hockey tournament moves into the elimination round with LIVE coverage as the teams ranked 5th-12th after group play face a do-or-die game to advance to the quarterfinals.
•    Men’s Nordic Combined - Individual K-125 Large Hill, Ski Jumping: Reigning Olympic champion Bill Demong hopes for an encore performance to his historic victory in Vancouver, when he became the first American gold medalist in nordic combined. The U.S. could also have contenders in the steadily improving Fletcher brothers - Bryan, and Taylor, a 2010 Olympian. The favorite is likely to be American-born Frenchman Jason Lamy-Chappuis.
•    Men’s Nordic Combined - Individual K-125 Large Hill, Cross-Country: Reigning Olympic champion Bill Demong hopes for an encore performance to his historic victory in Vancouver, when he became the first American gold medalist in nordic combined. The U.S. could also have contenders in the steadily improving Fletcher brothers - Bryan,and Taylor, a 2010 Olympian. The favorite is likely to be American-born Frenchman Jason Lamy-Chappuis.
•    Men’s Speed Skating - 10,000m Gold Medal Final: This event features LIVE coverage of a redemption opportunity as Dutch star Sven Kramer looks to win the gold medal that would have been his in Vancouver if not for a lane violation resulting from a mistake by his coach.
•    Women’s Bobsled: A 2010 Olympic bronze medalist as a brakeman, Elana Meyers is now in the driver’s seat and has positioned herself as a top medal threat in Sochi. The 29-year-old from Georgia, whose father played for the Atlanta Falcons, was offered college scholarships in four different sports but now serves as the unofficial leader of a diverse and athletic women’s bobsled team.


 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 (DAY 12)

NBC
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Women’s Speed Skating - 5000m Gold Medal Final
Men’s Cross-Country - Team Sprint Gold Medal Final
Women’s Cross-Country - Team Sprint Gold Medal Final

8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Ladies’ Figure Skating - Short Program
Men’s Alpine Skiing - Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final
Women’s Bobsled - Gold Medal Final Runs
Men’s Snowboarding - Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final

1 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Biathlon - Mixed Relay Gold Medal Final

2 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.
Primetime Encore

NBCSN
3 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.

Men’s Hockey - Quarterfinal (LIVE)

5:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Men’s Snowboarding - Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final
Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final
Women’s Cross-Country - Team Sprint Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Men’s Hockey - Quarterfinal (LIVE)

10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ladies’ Figure Skating - Short Program Part 1 (LIVE)

11:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ladies’ Figure Skating - Short Program Part 2 (LIVE)

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hockey Encore

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Game of the Day: Hockey

MSNBC
9 a.m. - Noon

Women’s Curling - Semifinal

Noon - 2:30 p.m.
Men’s Hockey - Quarterfinal (LIVE)

2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Men’s Curling - Semifinal

CNBC
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Men’s Curling - Semifinal

USA
5 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Women’s Curling - Semifinal (LIVE)

Noon - 3 p.m.
Men’s Hockey - Quarterfinal (LIVE)


NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):
•    Ladies’ Figure Skating - Short Program: The rivalry between 2010 Olympic silver medalist Mao Asada and 2010 Olympic champion Yuna Kim - known as “Queen Yuna” in her home of South Korea - is reignited in Sochi with the ladies’ short program. Ashley Wagner of the United States also plans to make a major push for a medal. 
•    Men’s Alpine Skiing - Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final: Reigning world champion Ted Ligety skis for gold in his signature event, the giant slalom. Bode Miller, the most decorated skier in U.S. Olympic history, could also contend in this event, in which he won silver in Salt Lake.
•    Women’s Bobsled - Gold Medal Final: A 2010 Olympic bronze medalist as a brakeman, Elana Meyers is now in the driver’s seat and has positioned herself as a top medal threat in Sochi. The 29-year-old from Georgia, whose father played for the Atlanta Falcons, was offered college scholarships in four different sports, but now serves as the unofficial leader of a diverse and athletic U.S. team.
•    Men’s and Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final: The knockout rounds in snowboarding’s parallel giant slalom events are expected to feature married Russian couple Alena Zavarzina and Vic Wild. Wild, from White Salmon, Washington, competed for the United States before marrying Zavarzina, a native of Siberia and former world champion, in 2011.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):
•    Women’s Speed Skating - 5000m Gold Medal Final: The 2014 Games will be a victory lap for Germany’s Claudia Pechstein, who made her Olympic debut in 1992. Another medal would give the 41-year-old 10 for her career, tying the all-time Olympic Winter Games women’s record.
•    Men’s Cross-Country - Team Sprint Gold Medal Final: The hosts have become serious contenders in this event since earning bronze in Vancouver. Moscow native Nikita Kryukov won both sprint events at the 2013 World Championships and is a favorite in both events again in Sochi. The strongest North American team comes from north of the border, as 2011 world champs Devon Kershaw and Alex Harvey could become the first Canadian men to earn cross-country medals.
•    Women’s Cross-Country - Team Sprint Gold Medal Final: The U.S. won the 2013 world title in the team sprint, but will have a difficult time fending off the sport’s Scandinavian powers.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Late Night):
•    Biathlon - Mixed Relay Gold Medal Final: This new event for Sochi gives nations the chance to showcase their depth of talent, as men and women team up to win gold.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Men’s Hockey - Quarterfinals: The men’s hockey tournament continues with LIVE coverage of the quarterfinals. Team USA is seeking its first medal at an Olympics away from North America since 1972, when it won silver in Sapporo, Japan.
•    Men’s and Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final: The knockout rounds in snowboarding’s parallel giant slalom events are expected to feature married Russian couple Alena Zavarzina and Vic Wild. Wild, from White Salmon, Washington, competed for the United States before marrying Zavarzina, a native of Siberia and former world champion, in 2011.
•    Ladies’ Figure Skating - Short Program (LIVE): The rivalry between 2010 Olympic silver medalist Mao Asada and 2010 Olympic champion Yuna Kim -known as “Queen Yuna” in her home of South Korea - is reignited in Sochi with the ladies’ short program. Ashley Wagner of the United States also plans to make a major push for a medal.
•    Women’s Cross-Country - Team Sprint Gold Medal Final: The U.S. won the 2013 world title in the team sprint, but will have a difficult time fending off the sport’s Scandinavian powers.

MSNBC HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Women’s Curling - Semifinal: The U.S. women, led by skip Erika Brown, have a good chance to reach the semifinals, after finishing fourth at the 2013 World Championships. Sweden, Great Britain and Canada are among the top international teams.
•    Men’s Curling Semifinal: Reigning world champion Sweden, reigning Olympic champion Canada, Great Britain and Norway - whose showing in Vancouver is better remembered for the team’s bold checkered pants than its silver medal - are all among the gold medal contenders.

CNBC HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Men’s Curling Semifinal: Reigning world champion Sweden, reigning Olympic champion Canada, Great Britain and Norway - whose showing in Vancouver is better remembered for the team’s bold checkered pants than its silver medal - are all among the gold medal contenders.

USA HIGHLIGHTS:

•    Women’s Curling - Semifinal (LIVE): The U.S. women, led by skip Erika Brown, have a good chance to reach the semifinals, after finishing fourth at the 2013 World Championships. Sweden, Great Britain and Canada are among the top international teams.

 
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20 (DAY 13)

NBC
Noon - 3 p.m. (LIVE IN ALL TIME ZONES)

Women’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Competition

8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Ladies’ Figure Skating - Gold Medal Final
Women’s Freestyle Skiing - Halfpipe Gold Medal Final
Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Gold Medal Final

1 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Men’s Nordic Combined - Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final

2 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.
Primetime Encore

NBCSN
3 a.m. - 7 a.m.

Men’s Nordic Combined - Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women’s Curling - Bronze Medal Game (LIVE)

7 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Women’s Hockey - Bronze Medal Game (LIVE)

9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Ladies’ Figure Skating - Gold Medal Final Preview

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ladies’ Figure Skating - Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Ladies’ Figure Skating - Gold Medal Final Postgame
Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Competition

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hockey Encore

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Game of the Day: Hockey

CNBC
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Women’s Curling - Gold Medal Final


NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):
•    Ladies’ Figure Skating - Gold Medal Final: The question of whether reigning Olympic champion Yuna Kim can repeat her Vancouver perfection will be answered with the ladies’ free skate. The 23-year-old, who is a megastar in her home of South Korea, is not planning to simply cruise to victory - Kim describes her tango-themed program as the most complex she’s ever skated, while her main rival, Mao Asada of Japan, will be the only lady in the field attempting the difficult triple Axel. Ashley Wagner of the United States also plans to make a major push for a medal.
•    Women’s Freestyle Skiing - Halfpipe Gold Medal Final: The U.S. has a deep team of contenders, led by 19-year-old Maddie Bowman and 20-year-old Devin Logan. Their top competition could come from the 2011 world champion, Canada’s Rosalind Groenewoud.
•    Men’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Gold Medal Final: 2013 world bronze medalist John Teller, an auto mechanic from Mammoth Lakes, California, has developed into a contender in this wild, unpredictable event.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):
•    Women’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final (LIVE): Canada and the United States, the two dominant nations in women’s hockey, are expected to clash again in the gold medal final LIVE on NBC. The two teams have won all four gold medals in Olympic women’s hockey history, with Canada claiming three straight since the U.S. won the inaugural Olympic women’s tournament in 1998.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Late Night):
•    Men’s Nordic Combined - Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final: After earning a historic silver medal in this event in Vancouver, the U.S. claimed bronze at the 2013 World Championships. Led by Vancouver large hill gold medalist Bill Demong, the Americans cannot be counted out in Sochi.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Ladies’ Figure Skating - Gold Medal Final (LIVE): The question of whether reigning Olympic champion Yuna Kim can repeat her Vancouver perfection will be answered with the ladies’ free skate. The 23-year-old, who is a megastar in her home of South Korea, is not planning to cruise to victory - Kim describes her tango-themed program as the most complex she’s ever skated, while her main rival, Mao Asada of Japan, will be the only lady in the field attempting the difficult triple Axel. Ashley Wagner of the United States also plans to make a major push for a medal.
•    Men’s Nordic Combined - Team K-125 Large Hill Gold Medal Final (LIVE): After earning a historic silver medal in this event in Vancouver, the U.S. claimed bronze at the 2013 World Championships. Led by Vancouver large hill gold medalist Bill Demong, the Americans cannot be counted out in Sochi.
•    Women’s Curling - Bronze Medal Final (LIVE): The U.S. women, led by skip Erika Brown, could become the first U.S. women to claim an Olympic curling medal. Brown’s rink took fourth at the 2013 World Championships.

CNBC HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Women’s Curling - Gold Medal Final: The Swedes have won the past two Olympic gold medals, but they will be led by a different skip in Sochi. Thus, the favorite may be Eve Muirhead’s British squad, who won the 2013 world title representing their native Scotland. A talented golfer and bagpiper, the 23-year-old has risen to the top of her sport after collecting four world titles at the junior level.

 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 (DAY 14)

NBC
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Women’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Gold Medal Final
Women’s Biathlon - 4x6km Relay Gold Medal Final

8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Women’s Alpine Skiing – Slalom Gold Medal Final
Men’s Short Track - 500m Gold Medal Final
            5000m Relay Gold Medal Final
Women’s Short Track - 1000m Gold Medal Final
Men’s Speed Skating - Team Pursuit Semifinals

12:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Women’s Speed Skating - Team Pursuit Quarterfinals

1:30 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.

Primetime Encore

NBCSN
3 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.

Men’s Curling - Bronze Medal Game (LIVE)
Women’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Competition (LIVE)

6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Men’s Hockey - Semifinal (LIVE)

9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Women’s Biathlon - 4x6km Relay Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Gold Medal Final

11:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Men’s Hockey - Semifinal (LIVE)
Women’s Speed Skating - Team Pursuit Quarterfinals

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hockey Encore

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Game of the Day: Hockey

CNBC
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Men’s Curling - Gold Medal Final


NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):
•    Women’s Alpine Skiing - Women’s Slalom Gold Medal Final: 18-year-old phenom Mikaela Shiffrin, the reigning world and World Cup champion in slalom, takes to the Sochi course for her signature event. She’s bidding to win the first slalom gold for the Americans since 1972.
•    Men’s Short Track - 500m and 5000m Relay Gold Medal Finals: Two-time Olympic medalist J.R. Celski, who spent the year after Vancouver Games producing a documentary on Macklemore and the Seattle hip hop scene, could have a chance to skate for two medals on this night. He is the world record holder in the 500m and will anchor the U.S. relay, which is ranked No. 1 in the world.
•    Women’s Short Track - 1000m Gold Medal Final: Scot Elise Christie will attempt to win the first short track medal ever by a British woman. She should face a major challenge from 17-year-old South Korean prodigy Shim Suk-Hee and Wang Meng, the reigning champion and most decorated Winter Olympian in Chinese history.
•    Men’s Speed Skating - Team Pursuit: The fastest men on skates come together for speed skating’s team pursuits. Three skaters per team race in tandem in head-to-head raceoff rounds as they try to advance to the Gold Medal Final, which will ultimately determine which elite speed skating nation is the best the world.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

•    Women’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Gold Medal Final: Switzerland’s Fanny Smith is coming off the best season of her young career, winning the 2013 World Championship and World Cup titles. At 21 years old, Smith is likely the favorite, but 37-year-old Ophelie David, the three-time world medalist, may have the necessary experience to navigate this wild, unpredictable event.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Late Night):

•    Women’s Speed Skating - Team Pursuit: The fastest women on skates come together for speed skating’s team pursuits. Three skaters per team race in tandem in head-to-head raceoff rounds as they try to advance to the Gold Medal Final, which will ultimately determine which elite speed skating nation is the best the world.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

•    Men’s Hockey - Semifinals (LIVE): The men’s hockey tournament continues with LIVE coverage of the semifinals, as the top four teams seek a place in Sunday’s gold medal game. Team USA is seeking its first medal at an Olympics away from North America since 1972, when it won silver in Sapporo, Japan. Meanwhile, host Russia is looking for its first gold since the Unified Team won in 1992, marking the eighth victory in 10 tournaments for the Soviet Union/Unified Team.
•    Men’s Curling - Bronze Medal Game (LIVE): Reigning world champion Sweden, reigning Olympic champion Canada, Great Britain and Norway - whose showing in Vancouver is better remembered for the team’s bold checkered pants than its silver medal - are all among the gold medal contenders.
•    Women’s Freestyle Skiing - Ski Cross Gold Medal Final: Switzerland’s Fanny Smith is coming off the best season of her young career, winning the 2013 World Championship and World Cup titles. At 21 years old, Smith is likely the favorite, but 37-year-old Ophelie David, the three-time world medalist, may have the necessary experience to navigate this wild, unpredictable event.

CNBC HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Men’s Curling - Gold Medal Final: Reigning world champion Sweden, reigning Olympic champion Canada, Great Britain and Norway - whose showing in Vancouver is better remembered for the team’s bold checkered pants than its silver medal - are all among the gold medal contenders.

 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (DAY 15)

NBC
2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Gold Medal Final
Women’s Cross-Country - 30km Freestyle Gold Medal Final
Men’s Biathlon - 4x7.5km Relay Gold Medal Final
Men’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Competition

8 p.m. - 11:07 p.m.

Men’s Alpine Skiing - Slalom Gold Medal Final
Four-Man Bobsled - Competition
Figure Skating - Gala
Men’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Gold Medal Final
Men’s Speed Skating - Team Pursuit Gold Medal Final
Women’s Speed Skating - Team Pursuit Gold Medal Final

Midnight - 1 a.m.
Figure Skating - Gala

1 a.m. - 4 a.m.
Primetime Encore

NBCSN
3 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.

Men’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Competition
Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Competition

4:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Women’s Cross-Country - 30km Freestyle Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Men’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Gold Medal Final
Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Gold Medal Final

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Men’s Hockey - Bronze Medal Game (LIVE)

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Figure Skating - Gala

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Game of the Day: Hockey


NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):
•    Men’s Alpine Skiing - Slalom Gold Medal Final: Torino combined gold medalist Ted Ligety will lead the American effort, while Bode Miller is looking to complete his medal collection with a podium finish in the only alpine skiing event in which he hasn’t won an Olympic medal.
•    Four-Man Bobsled - Competition: Reigning Olympic champion Steven Holcomb is back with two new crew members and the latest iteration of the Night Train sled he piloted to victory in Vancouver. The Park City pilot will have to overcome the host nation’s sentimental favorite, 39-year-old Russian Aleksandr Zubkov, whose Olympic career began as a luger in Nagano and includes two medals - but no gold - in bobsled.
•    Figure Skating - Gala: The top skaters from the Sochi Games return to the ice for special exhibition performances.
•    Men’s Snowboarding - Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final: Steamboat Springs, Colorado’s Justin Reiter, who briefly retired after narrowly missing making the 2006 and 2010 Olympic teams, is looking to repeat his medal performance from the 2013 World Championships, where he took silver.
•    Men’s and Women’s Speed Skating: The fastest men and women on skates come together for speed skating’s team pursuits. The U.S. men look to return to the podium after winning silver in Vancouver, while the women try to win their first Olympic medal in this event.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):
•    Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Slalom Gold Medal Final: Snowboarding’s parallel slalom event makes its debut at the Games, featuring all the head-to-head match racing of giant slalom with more gates and sharper turns.
•    Women’s Cross-Country - 30km Freestyle Gold Medal Final: Poland’s Justyna Kowalczyk is the reigning Olympic champion in the women’s most prestigious event, but she will face stiff competition from Norwegian star Marit Bjorgen, who owns seven Olympic medals.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Men’s and Women’s Snowboarding - Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final: Snowboarding’s parallel slalom event makes its debut at the Games, featuring all the head-to-head match racing of giant slalom with more gates and sharper turns. Steamboat Springs, Colorado’s Justin Reiter, who briefly retired after narrowly missing making the 2006 and 2010 Olympic teams, is looking to repeat his medal performance from the 2013 World Championships, where he took silver.
•    Men’s Hockey - Bronze Medal Game: Two of men’s hockey’s top teams vie for the final place on the podium LIVE in the bronze medal game.
•    Women’s Cross-Country - 30km Freestyle Gold Medal Final (LIVE): Poland’s Justyna Kowalczyk is the reigning Olympic champion in the women’s most prestigious event, but she will face stiff competition from Norwegian star Marit Bjorgen, who owns seven Olympic medals.


 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23 (DAY 16)


NBC
3:30 a.m. - 4 a.m.
Men’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final Pre-game (LIVE)

4 a.m. - 7 a.m.
Men’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Men’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final Pre-game Encore

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Men’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final Encore

1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Olympic Highlights

2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Men’s Cross-Country - 50km Freestyle Gold Medal Final
Four-Man Bobsled - Gold Medal Final Runs

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sochi Gold

8:30 p.m. - 10:38 p.m.
Closing Ceremony

11:35 p.m. - 3 a.m.
Primetime Encore

NBCSN
4 a.m. - 7 a.m.

Four-Man Bobsled - Gold Medal Final Runs (LIVE)

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Game of the Day: Hockey

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

•    Men’s Hockey - Gold Medal Final: The last of the 98 gold medals to be determined is in men’s hockey, with LIVE coverage of the gold medal final on NBC. Team USA is looking for its first Olympic gold medal since the Miracle on Ice in 1980, while host Russia is attempting to win Olympic gold for the first time since the Unified Team won in 1992. They may have to contend with defending champion Canada, whom many believe is the deepest team in the tournament.
•    Men’s Cross-Country - 50km Freestyle Gold Medal Final: Reigning champion Petter Northug, who participated twice in the World Series of Poker since winning four medals in Vancouver, edged Germany’s Axel Teichmann in Vancouver by a mere 0.3 seconds to win the longest and most prestigious men’s cross-country event. The Norwegian star will be looking to win in Sochi by a more comfortable margin, while a pack of Russian contenders hope to stand atop the podium in one of Sochi’s final events.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Four-Man Bobsled - Gold Medal Final Runs: LIVE coverage as reigning Olympic champion Steven Holcomb takes the track with two new crew members and the latest iteration of the Night Train sled he piloted to victory in Vancouver. The Park City pilot will have to overcome the host nation’s sentimental favorite, 39-year-old Russian Aleksandr Zubkov, whose Olympic career began as a luger in Nagano and includes two medals - but no gold - in bobsled.