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Bode Miller rejoins NBC Sports Alpine team; winter sports weekend schedule

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Bode Miller, the most decorated U.S. Olympic skier of all time with six medals, rejoins NBC Sports’ commentary team for World Cup Alpine skiing races this weekend.

Miller will be on the call for races in Val d’Isere, France, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, featuring Olympic champions Ted Ligety and Aksel Lund Svindal.

The women will be racing at Lake Louise, Alberta, featuring Mikaela Shiffrin in what’s expected to be her World Cup downhill debut.

That’s just part of the winter sports coverage that also includes bobsled, luge, skeleton, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, freestyle skiing and ski jumping.

MORE: Miller trains with U.S. Ski Team ahead of possible return

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Friday 5 a.m. Nordic Combined: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
6 a.m. Cross-Country: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
6 a.m. Alpine Skiing: Val d’Isere (Men SG) STREAM LINK
8 a.m. Nordic Combined: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
11 a.m. Ski Jumping: Lillehammer (Women) STREAM LINK
Noon Freestyle Skiing: Monchengladbach (Big Air) STREAM LINK
1 p.m. Alpine Skiing: – Val d’Isere (Men SG)* NBCSN
2:30 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Lake Louise (Women DH) STREAM LINK
5 p.m. Skeleton: Whistler (Women Run 1) STREAM LINK
6:30 p.m. Skeleton: Whistler (Women Run 2) STREAM LINK
7:30 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Lake Louise (Women DH)* Universal HD
9 p.m. Bobsled: Whistler (Two-Man Run 1) STREAM LINK
10:30 p.m. Bobsled: Whistler (Two-Man Run 2) STREAM LINK
Saturday 3 a.m. Nordic Combined: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
4 a.m. Cross-Country: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
4:45 a.m. Alpine Skiing: Val d’Isere (Men DH) STREAM LINK
6:50 a.m. Cross-Country: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
8 a.m. Nordic Combined: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
9 a.m. Ski Jumping: Lillehammer (Women) STREAM LINK
10:15 a.m. Ski Jumping: Klingenthal (Men) STREAM LINK
Noon Snowboard: Monchengladbach (Big Air) STREAM LINK
1 p.m. Skeleton: Whistler (Men Run 1) STREAM LINK
2:30 p.m. Skeleton: Whistler (Men Run 2) STREAM LINK
2:30 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Lake Louise (Women DH) STREAM LINK
5 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Val d’Isere (Men DH)* NBC
5 p.m. Bobsled: Whistler (Two-Woman Run 1) STREAM LINK
6:30 p.m. Bobsled: Whistler (Two-Woman Run 2) STREAM LINK
8 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Lake Louise (Women DH)* NBCSN
9 p.m. Bobsled: Whistler (Four-Man Run 1) STREAM LINK
9:30 p.m. Luge World Cup: Lake Placid (Women)* NBCSN
10:30 p.m. Bobsled: Whistler (Four-Man Run 2) NBCSN
Sunday 3 a.m. Nordic Combined: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
4 a.m. Alpine Skiing: Val d’Isere (Men GS) STREAM LINK
4:15 a.m. Cross-Country: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
6 a.m. Cross-Country: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
7 a.m. Alpine Skiing: Val d’Isere (Men GS) STREAM LINK
8 a.m. Nordic Combined: Lillehammer STREAM LINK
9 a.m. Ski Jumping: Klingenthal (Men) STREAM LINK
1 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Lake Louise (Women SG) STREAM LINK
5 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Val d’Isere (Men GS)* NBCSN
6 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Lake Louise (Women SG)* Universal HD

*Same-day delay coverage

Gwen Jorgensen pregnant, to sit out 2017 triathlon season

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20: USA's Gwen Jorgensen followed by Switzerland's Nicola Spirig Hug (L) compete in the running portion of the women's triathlon at Fort Copacabana during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 20, 2016.(Photo by Jeff Pachoud-Pool/Getty Images)
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Olympic triathlon champion Gwen Jorgensen is pregnant and will not compete this year.

“Just kind of take this year a little bit easier,” Jorgensen said in a video posted on Facebook on Thursday.

The baby is due Aug. 3, according to Jorgensen’s social media.

Jorgensen, 30, became the first U.S. Olympic triathlon champion in Rio after going in as the heavy favorite. She has said for months that she planned to take time off to have a baby before returning to defend her Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.

Swiss Nicola Spirig, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist and 2016 silver medalist, is reportedly expecting a child in May.

In Jorgensen and Spirig’s absences, the top triathletes going into the season are defending world champion Flora Duffy of Bermuda, U.S. Olympians Katie Zaferes and Sarah True and Britons Vicky Holland and Helen Jenkins.

Jorgensen’s last competition was the New York City Marathon on Nov. 6, when she finished 14th in her first running race longer than 10 miles.

The World Triathlon Series kicks off in Abu Dhabi the first weekend of March.

MORE: Triathlon federation boss wants Olympic races shortened

Watch NBC’s lookahead to 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics

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The PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the first Winter Games in South Korea, are a little more than one year away.

A number of U.S. stars are establishing themselves in this winter sports season as medal contenders.

NBC Sports takes a look at some of those names to watch, as the U.S. looks to return to the top of the medal standings.

Russia earned the most medals at home in Sochi in 2014 with 33 medals, with the U.S. coming in second with 28. Those standings could change if Russian results are stripped due to its ongoing doping scandal.

The U.S. has never topped the total medal standings at a Winter Olympics outside of North America. It led the way at Lake Placid 1932 and Vancouver 2010.

VIDEO: PyeongChang 2018 Olympic venue tour