2022 Olympics live updates: Medal count, schedule, how to watch Nathan Chen and Chloe Kim go for gold

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 events taking place on Thursday in Beijing (Wednesday night through Thursday morning in the US).

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 Wednesday night and will feature live snowboarding with the women’s halfpipe final and live figure skating with the final event of the men’s individual competition, free skating. All events can be streamed on Peacock or NBCOlympics.com.

Head to Peacock to catch the action in Beijing.

Top US Events

Figure skating

What: Men’s Free Skating

When: Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.

Television: NBC and streaming

After a record performance in the short program, American and three-time world champion Nathan Chen is trying to seal the gold medal in the free skate.

Snowboard

What: Women’s Halfpipe Final

When: Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.

Television: NBC and streaming

After dominating the field in qualifying, American star and reigning gold medalist Chloe Kim is looking to clinch another halfpipe crown. Competitors get three points each, and only the best score counts.

men’s hockey

What: US vs. China

When: Thursday, 8:10 a.m.

TV: USA and streaming

With the NHL’s withdrawal from these Olympics, Team USA is once again full of college players and top prospects looking for a medal. They open their three-game preliminary round against the host nation at a reasonable time on the East Coast.

Men’s curling

What: USA vs. Sweden

When: Thursday, 1:05 a.m.

TV: United States (delayed, 10:30 a.m.) and streaming

The reigning Olympic champions got off to a 1-0 start in round robin play on Wednesday with an extra set win over ROC. In game two, John Shuster’s team takes on the team they beat to gold four years ago in Pyeongchang.

Women’s curling

What: USA vs ROC, USA vs Denmark

When: Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. (vs. ROC); Thursday, 7:05 a.m. (against Denmark)

TV: USA (vs. ROC, live), CNBC (vs. Denmark, delayed, 5 p.m.) and streaming

The U.S. women’s curling team begins prime-time play Wednesday night. The Americans have never won an Olympics medal, but won bronze at the 2021 world championships with the same curlers competing in Beijing.

Other Medal Events

Alpine skiing

What: Men’s combined downhill and slalom

When: Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. (descent); Thursday, 1h15 (slalom)

Television: NBC and streaming

cross-country skiing

What: Women’s 10K Classic

When: Thursday, 2 a.m.

TV: USA and streaming

freestyle skiing

What: Mixed Team Aerials Finals

When: Thursday, 6 a.m.

TV: USA and streaming

Sled

What: Team Relay

When: Thursday, 8:30 a.m.

TV: United States (delayed, 7:30 p.m.) and streaming

Snowboard

What: Men’s snowboard cross

When: Wednesday, 10:15 p.m. (placement races); Thursday, 1 a.m. (1/8 finals, quarter-finals, semi-finals); Thursday, 2:15 a.m. (finals)

TV: USA and streaming

Speed ​​skating

What: Women’s 5000m

When: Thursday, 7 a.m.

TV: USA (delayed, 1:30 p.m.) and streaming

Other events

Women’s curling

What: Round-robin matches

When: Wednesday, 8:05 p.m.; Thursday, 7:05 a.m.

Television: streaming only

Men’s curling

What: Round-robin matches

When: Thursday, 1:05 a.m.

Television: streaming only

men’s hockey

What: Preliminary round matches

When: Wednesday, 11:10 p.m. (Sweden vs Latvia); Thursday, 3:40 a.m. (Finland vs Slovakia); Thursday, 8:10 a.m. (Canada vs. Germany)

TV: CNBC (Sweden-Latvia), USA (Finland-Slovakia) and streaming

Skeleton

What: Men’s heats 1-2

When: Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.

TV: United States (delayed, 11:45 p.m.) and streaming

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