2018 Winter Olympics LIVE updates: Vonn, Shiffrin in combined, USA-Canada hockey for gold

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Jamie Anderson picked up a silver in a hucking awesome debut for snowboarding big air at the Olympics on Thursday in South Korea, and now Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin are the in the medal hunt in the women’s alpine combined. Also on top durinn NBC’s primetime coverage on Wednesday night: Finals in everything from women’s ice hockey, where the U.S. is tabbed for yet another championship game against Canada, to men’s halfpipe skiing.

First, make sure you’ve checked out everything you need to know about these Winter Olympics. And then follow along here with our LIVE updates and scroll down for an overview of what to watch and how to watch or stream it, as well as a medal tracker with updates from the previous events in South Korea. 

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Medal Tracker



Medal Tracker


PyeongChang 2018

Olympics: Freestyle Skiing

David Wise will look to repeat as a halfpipe champion in Pyeongchang.
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Events to watch

Women’s alpine skiing (combined): Lindsey Vonn will get another shot to get an Olympic medal, while Mikaela Shiffrin will be back on the snow as well in the combined, which pairs a downhill run with a slalom. 

When: 8-11 p.m. ET

TV: NBC (LIVE) | Stream: NBCOlympics.comfuboTV (try for free)   

Men’s freestyle skiing (halfpipe gold medal final): Team USA veteran David Wise, the reigning gold medalist from the Sochi Games, is the favorite to finish No. 1 once again, although his first run earlier this week had some on edge thanks to an uncharacteristically poor score. Fellow Americans Aaron Blunck, Alex Ferreira and Torin Yater-Wallce are also set for the finals, meaning the U.S. could realistically sweep the podium.

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When: 8-11 p.m. ET

TV: NBC (LIVE) | Stream: NBCOlympics.comfuboTV (try for free)     

Women’s ice hockey (gold medal game): Can you smell a grudge rematch? After the U.S. ran over Finland and Canada did the same to the Olympic Athletes from Russia, Team USA and its northern neighbors are set for a title bout for the third straight Olympics. Canada has had the upper hand in the series history, winning the last three meetings between the two sides and taking a preliminary matchup, 2-1, but the U.S. women thoroughly out-shout Canada during that first go-round in Pyeongchang.

When: 10:45 p.m.-2 a.m. ET

TV: NBCSN (LIVE) | Stream: NBCOlympics.comfuboTV (try for free) 

Men’s alpine skiing (slalom gold medal final): After Ted Ligety’s disappointing Pyeongchang performance for Team USA in the giant slalom, this one will cap Wednesday’s late-night action. Austrian champ Marcel Hirscher, the giant slolm gold medalist, was a silver winner in this event back in Sochi.

When: 11:35 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET

TV: NBC (LIVE) | Stream: NBCOlympics.comfuboTV (try for free) 

All events

TV: The following channels will broadcast a variety of Olympics events throughout the day: NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, USA Network.

Live stream: NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will combine to present more than 1,800 hours of streaming coverage, including live streaming of all NBC network Primetime broadcasts. The NBC Sports App will present live streamed and on-demand coverage of all competition across all 15 sports and 102 medal events. You can also stream all of NBC’s coverage on fuboTV (try for free). 

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For a full schedule of events on Wednesday, click here.



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