The 2018 Winter Olympics Is Ready To Begin

NBC will present 176 hours of live coverage, and its primetime coverage begins on Thursday, N Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. ET, and concludes with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

The entire slate of Winter Games competition will be broadcast across various NBC platforms from Feb. 8-25, with some curling and the Opening Ceremony coming first. (Note: The ceremony will actually be seen Friday, Feb. 9, at 6 a.m. Eastern -- or at 8 p.m., replayed -- for those watching in the United States.)

If you're talking times specifically, you'll want to note that, since the Olympics will be broadcast live from South Korea, there will be a 14-hour difference between local time and Eastern time.

For the first time, TV viewers in all US time zones will have access to live coverage of the Games, instead of a delayed replay.

The host city this time is Pyeongchang, South Korea. Opening and closing ceremonies will be housed at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, a temporary structure with capacity for 35,000 spectators.

The city is about 80 miles (125 kilometers) east of Seoul and about 60 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone that separated North and South Korea. A train between Seoul and Pyeongchang takes about 90 minutes. This will be the second Olympic Games held in South Korea.

A record 102 medals will be awarded in 15 disciplines.

The first is expected to be won on Saturday, February 10, early morning Eastern Time, for a cross country skiing event, the women's 7.5km + 7.5 Skiathlon.


Below is a schedule of the daily events.

 

Day 0 - Friday February 9

Events: Opening ceremony, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing,

Day 1 - Saturday February 10

Events: Biathlon, Cross country skiing, curling, ice hockey, luge, short track speed skating, ski jumping, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 2 - Sunday February 11

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 3 - Monday February 12

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, ski jumping, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 4 - Tuesday February 13

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country skiing, curling, ice hockey, luge, ski jumping, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 5 - Wednesday February 14

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, Nordic combined, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 6 - Thursday February 15

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, skeleton, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 7 - Friday February 16

Events: Cross country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 8 - Saturday February 17

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, figure skating, ice hockey, short track speed skating, skeleton, ski jumping

Day 9 - Sunday February 18

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, curling, ice hockey, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, speed skating

Day 10 - Monday February 19

Events: Bobsleigh, curling, figure skating, ice hockey, ski jumping, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 11 - Tuesday February 20

Events: Biathlon, bobsleigh, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, Nordic combined, short track speed skating

Day 12 - Wednesday February 21

Events: Alpine skiing, bobsleigh, cross country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 13 - Thursday February 22

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 14 - Friday February 23

Events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 15 - Saturday February 24

Events: Alpine skiing, bobsleigh, cross country skiing, curling, ice hockey, snowboarding, speed skating

Day 16 - Sunday February 25

Events: Closing ceremony, bobsleigh, cross country skiing, curling, ice hockey

 

 







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