WATCH LIVE: Figure skating short dance, feat. Meryl Davis & Charlie White

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U.S. ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White begin their chase for Olympic gold today in the short program for ice dancing at the Iceberg Skating Palace.

You can watch it LIVE on NBCSN, but if you can’t get near a TV, NBCOlympics.com will also have it live starting at 10 a.m. ET.

The biggest competition for Davis and White figures to be the defending Olympic ice dancing champions from Canada, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.

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Davis/White and Virtue/Moir have gone head-to-head twice already in Sochi during the team competition, with the American duo winning out in both the short dance and free dance to help the U.S. gain the bronze.

The two teams share the same coach and they also train together as well, so if you’re a figure skating fan, this renewal of their rivalry should be a real treat.

Get set for the event with Nick McCarvel’s preview on NBCOlympics.com. Then CLICK HERE TO WATCH starting at 10 a.m. ET.

Caitlyn Jenner: Olympic decathlon title one half of ‘ultimate double’

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Caitlyn Jenner says she has ultimate double — winning the 1976 Olympic decathlon and 2015 Glamour “Woman of the Year.”

Jenner sat down with Seth Meyers for an interview during a media tour for her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life,” which was released Wednesday.

She briefly mentioned her Olympic experience, winning the Montreal 1976 decathlon.

Jenner related it to her current work within the transgender community, one that she said is marginalized and misunderstood with high murder and suicide rates.

“What I’m doing today is mort important than winning the Games more than 40 years ago,” Jenner said.

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Syria-born Olympian takes advocacy role at U.N. refugee agency

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GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency has chosen as a goodwill ambassador a Syrian teenage girl who helped save a boat carrying fellow refugees and later became an Olympic swimmer.

Yusra Mardini was appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador on Thursday, joining other notables like actress Cate Blanchett and author Khaled Hosseini in the unpaid advocacy role.

UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi said Mardini “represents the hopes, the fears and the incredible potential of the more than 10 million young refugees around the globe.”

Mardini and her sister Sarah jumped overboard and swam for hours alongside their overloaded boat to reach Greece from Turkey in 2015.

She swam on the first Refugee Olympic team in Rio last year and has discussed refugees’ challenges with leaders like Pope Francis and President Barack Obama.

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