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‘PyeongChang Revisited’ to air this week on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

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Commemorating one year since the winter Olympics came to South Korea, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presents “PyeongChang Revisited,” this week starting Monday, with 36 hours of programming highlighting the stories and memorable moments of the Games.

“PyeongChang Revisited,” features 29 different shows, including episodes of “Return to PyeongChang” and “Olympic Classics,” looking back at the gold medal performances of Americans Mikaela ShiffrinShaun White and Chloe Kim, as well as the U.S. women’s hockey team and men’s curling team.

Coverage will air on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and will be streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

“PyeongChang Revisited” will also include original programming, starting with “PyeongChang Stories,” on Monday, February 11, at noon ET. The program, hosted by NBC Olympics correspondent Jimmy Roberts, will focus on the culture and people of the Olympic host city.

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will also air documentaries on the unified Korean women’s hockey team and the gold medal-winning U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team.

The full programming schedule for “PyeongChang Revisited” is below:

PyeongChang Revisited

Day Start Time (ET) End Time (ET) Program
Monday Noon 12:30 p.m. 2018 Olympic Special: PyeongChang Stories
12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.. Olympic Winter Tales: Snowboarder Jamie Nicholls
1 p.m. 2 p.m. We Are One: The Remarkable Story of the Unified Team of Korea
2 p.m. 3 p.m. Olympic Winter Tales: Switzerland Men’s Ice Hockey
3 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Olympic Winter Tales: Italy Men’s Curling
3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Figure Skating – Team Event
4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Figure Skating – Pairs
5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Figure Skating – Men’s Singles
6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Figure Skating – Ice Dance
7:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Figure Skating – Ladies Singles
8:30 p.m. 10 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Alpine Skiing – Women’s Events
10 p.m. 11 p.m. Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Cross-Country Skiing: Women’s Team Sprint
10 p.m. Midnight Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Halfpipe
Tuesday Noon 2 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Ice Hockey – Men’s Gold Medal Game
2 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Alpine Skiing: Women’s Giant Slalom
3:30 p.m. 5 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Cross-Country Skiing & Biathlon
5 p.m. 7 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Freestyle Skiing
7 p.m. 8 p.m. Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Snowboarding: Women’s Slopestyle
8 p.m. 9 p.m. Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Snowboarding: Men’s Slopestyle
9 p.m. 10 p.m. Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Snowboarding: Women’s Halfpipe
9 p.m. 10 p.m. Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Snowboarding: Men’s Halfpipe
10:30 p.m. Midnight Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Snowboarding: Women’s Halfpipe
Wednesday Noon 1 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Bobsled, Luge & Skeleton
1 p.m. 2 p.m. Olympic Winter Tales: Bobsled in PyeongChang
2 p.m. 3 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Short track
3 p.m. 4 p.m. Return to PyeongChang: Speed skating
4 p.m. 5 p.m. Paralympic Films: Empty Net: USA Sled Hockey’s Journey of Redemption
5 p.m. 6 p.m. Paralympic Winter Games: Best of PyeongChang Paralympics
6 p.m. 9 p.m. Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Women’s Hockey: USA vs. Canada
9 p.m. Midnight Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold: Men’s Curling: USA vs. Sweden

Susie O’Neill, Australian great, answers Katie Ledecky by balancing beer while swimming

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Katie Ledecky‘s feat of balancing a glass of chocolate milk while swimming reverberated Down Under, where one of Australia’s Olympic legends attempted to mimic it with a cup of beer.

Susie O’Neill, an eight-time Olympic medalist from 1992-2000 known as Madame Butterfly, accepted a challenge put forth by her fellow radio show hosts. In video shared across Australian media, she took 13 strokes before the beer came off her head, just before reaching a wall.

“It’s actually not as hard as I expected,” O’Neill said in an Instagram Live. “Well, it was pretty hard.”

O’Neill, 47, said backstrokers sometimes train with a water bottle on their foreheads to stay straight. But O’Neill, a freestyler and butterflier, never balanced anything on her head while training.

MORE: O’Neill in tears watching Sydney Olympic defeat for first time

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Figure skating Grand Prix Series will be held as ‘domestic’ competitions

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Figure skating’s Grand Prix Series will go ahead as scheduled this fall, with modifications due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Skating Union decided Monday.

Each of the series’ six tops around the globe will be “a domestic run event,” limited to skaters of the event’s host country, who regularly train in the host country and from a respective geographical area. The number of disciplines and skaters at each event are to be worked out.

The Grand Prix Series, held annually since 1995, is a six-event fall season, qualifying the top six skaters and teams per discipline to December’s Grand Prix Final. The annual stops are in the U.S., Canada, China, France, Russia and Japan, leading up to the Final, which is held at a different site each year.

The Final is the second-biggest annual competition after the world championships, which are typically in late March. The Final is still scheduled for Beijing, though whether or when it can be held will be discussed.

The series begins in late October with Skate America, which debuted in 1979 and has been held every year since 1988 as the biggest annual international competition in the U.S. Skate America’s site is Las Vegas, just as it was in 2019.

Skaters typically compete twice on the Grand Prix Series (three times if they qualify for the Final). ISU vice president Alexander Lakernik said skaters will be limited to one start in the six-event series before the Final, according to TASS. The ISU has not confirmed or denied that report.

The January 2021 U.S. Championships are scheduled for San Jose, Calif. The March 2021 World Championships are set for Stockholm.

In July, the ISU canceled the Junior Grand Prix Series for skaters mostly ages 13 to 18, including two-time U.S. champion Alysa Liu. Other early season senior international competitions scheduled for September were also canceled or postponed.

MORE: World’s top skater leaves famed coach

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