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Winter Olympics Viewing Guide

Daily TV Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 8 NBC 8-11:30 p.m. — Figure Skating: Team Event (LIVE), Men’s Short Program, Pairs’ Short Program; Freestyle Skiing: Men’s & Women’s Moguls NBCSN 2-6 a.m. — Mixed Doubles Curling: Canada vs. Norway, China vs. Switzerland 6-10 a.m. — Mixed Doubles ...

Speedskating’s short track will be jumping

(AP) — If you like your Olympic competition staid and sportsmanlike, the short track speedskating rink isn’t the place. The skaters’ helmets and pads are a dead giveaway elbows will be flying at high speeds. Darting down low or around the pack to secure a better position can cause ...

Ski jump champ Stoch primed for podium at PyeongChang

(AP) — Double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch is in peak form as he aims to defend his ski jumping titles at the Pyeongchang Games. When Stoch won double gold in Sochi, he became just the third man to do so. Matti Nykanen of Finland won both golds in 1988. Switzerland’s Simon Ammann won two ...

Bobsledding should find its next driving star

(AP) — This could be the most uncertain Olympic bobsled competition in some time. The most wide open, too. In 2014, it was widely expected that Russia would be tough to beat in the two- and four-man races. And it was, with Alexandr Zubkov winning gold in both events, only to have those ...

Chen not America’s only hope

(AP) — U.S. men’s figure skating history at the Olympics is gilded with gold. Nathan Chen has his sights set on some more. At 18 and already a two-time national champion, Chen is among the favorites for the Pyeongchang Games. Some say there are five reasons why: the number of quadruple ...