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What to watch tonight in PyeongChang: Figure skating team event begins

09 February 2018

Nick Butler, of insidethegames.biz website, said: "To clarify, this means that the likes of Olympic champion skeleton rider Alexander Tretiakov and female bronze medallist Elena Nikitina, as well Olympic cross-country skiing champion Alexander Legkov, will be barred from the Winter Olympics".

A high-ranking delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea arrived in South Korea Friday to attend the opening ceremony of the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics. NBC's statement emphasizes that viewers can "zoom in on different live angles", so viewers will probably be able to see streams that aren't part of the regular NBC broadcast.

A quick look at the NBC schedule shows that its prime time coverage is heavily dependent on figure skating, freestyle skiing, alpine skiing and speedskating in the first week.

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Figure skating has been around since the beginning and continues to be one of, if not the most popular event of the games. The section will also feature video clips provided by a partnership with NBC, the USA broadcaster of the quadrennial event.

NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will live stream the Opening Ceremony on Friday morning.

Eighteen-year-old Nathan Chen has the best chance at taking home gold for the us figure skating team.

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Accessing Olympics coverage without a cable or satellite TV subscription is a bit trickier. This will be her first Winter Olympics. But organizers revealed the story theme of the event last month; the opening ceremony will emphasize peace by following the fairytale-like adventures of five imaginary children from Gangwon province with a cast of thousands of other performers. You will need your cable login information, and then you're good to go.

Though it might seem wasteful, snow adhering to the skis can slow down athletes, and when you're competing at the most elite level, "every little millisecond, every little idiosyncrasy counts". She's coming to the games hot, having won her last three downhill events, and will likely be favored-but the downhill course, as always, is a fickle beast, and at speeds of 85 to 95 miles per hour, anything can happen. The headsets include Windows Mixed Reality, Samsung Gear VR and both Google Cardboard and Google Daydream.

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What to watch tonight in PyeongChang: Figure skating team event begins