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Olympic Channel to air ‘Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold’

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Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will air all nine U.S. Winter Games gold-medal performances next week in a primetime series, “Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold.”

Shaun WhiteChloe KimMikaela Shiffrin and the U.S. women’s hockey team highlight nightly coverage Monday through Friday at 8 p.m. ET.

A 14-hour marathon of all the events will air May 5.

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Date Time (ET) Event
Monday 8 p.m. Snowboarding: Women’s Halfpipe (Chloe Kim)
9:30 p.m. Snowboarding: Men’s Halfpipe (Shaun White)
11 p.m. Encore
Tuesday 8 p.m. Snowboarding: Men’s Slopestyle (Red Gerard)
9 p.m. Snowboarding: Women’s Slopestyle (Jamie Anderson)
10 p.m. Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Halfpipe (David Wise)
10:30 p.m. Encore
Wednesday 8 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Women’s Giant Slalom (Mikaela Shiffrin)
9:30 p.m. Cross-Country Skiing: Women’s Team Sprint
10:30 p.m. Encore
Thursday 8 p.m. Women’s Hockey: USA vs. Canada
11 p.m. Encore
Friday 8 p.m. Men’s Curling: USA vs. Sweden
11 p.m. Encore
Saturday 12 p.m. Snowboarding: Men’s Slopestyle
1 p.m. Snowboarding: Women’s Slopestyle
2 p.m. Snowboarding: Women’s Halfpipe
3:30 p.m. Snowboarding: Men’s Halfpipe
5 p.m. Alpine Skiing: Women’s Giant Slalom
6:30 p.m. Cross-Country Skiing: Women’s Team Sprint
7:30 p.m. Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Halfpipe
8 p.m. Women’s Hockey: USA vs. Canada
11 p.m. Men’s Curling: USA vs. Sweden

 

Paralympian, Olympic medalist light PyeongChang Paralympic cauldron (video)

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Skips of the South Korean wheelchair curling team and its Olympic silver-medal-winning women’s curling team lit the Paralympic cauldron together at the Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang on Friday night.

The Games run for 10 days through the Closing Ceremony on March 18.

Seo Soon-Seok and Kim Eun-Jung capped the final legs of the torch relay titled “Various Aspects of Coexistence” by organizers. They ignited the same cauldron that Yuna Kim lit to open the Olympics on Feb. 9 and was extinguished at the Feb. 25 Closing Ceremony.

Other torch bearers in the stadium included South and North Korean athletes carrying the flame together, as well as a South Korean biathlete with a Canadian coach, a South Korean athlete with his father and a visually impaired Alpine skier with her guide.

South Korean sled hockey player Han Min-Su attached his torch to his back and used a rope to climb the ramp toward the cauldron before handing off to the curlers.

“Everything starts with a dream,” new IPC president Andrew Parsons said in an earlier speech at the Olympic Stadium. “Great stories, great achievements, great drama. In a dream, anything is possible. Over the next 10 days, billions of people around the world will witness dreams becoming true here in PyeongChang.”

South and North Korea marched separately, unlike at the Olympics, where they entered the stadium together behind a unified flag. More on Thursday’s decision not to march together here.

Snowboarder Mike Schultz led the U.S. delegation, carrying the Stars and Stripes as part of the Parade of Nations. More on Schultz here.

Medal events begin with Alpine skiing and biathlon on Friday night on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and streaming on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app.

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Top skeleton moments from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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From Yun Sung-Bin’s historic gold to Lizzy Yarnold’s repeat, the skeleton did not disappoint in PyeongChang. Here are the best moments from the 2018 Winter Games:

Yun Sung-Bin delivers for South Korea

In front of a raucous home crowd, Yun not only won the first Olympic medal for South Korea in a sliding event (luge, bobsled, skeleton), he won gold in dominant fashion.

Lizzy Yarnold makes history, too

Yarnold became the first woman to win two medals in skeleton, and both her medals are gold. She was down by 0.02 seconds heading into the final run, but set a course record to take gold again.

Click here to read the full story and watch the best skeleton highlights from the 2018 Winter Olympics