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Olympics: Falls Derail Men's Figure Skating and Bode Miller

Yuzuru Hanyu

After a disastrous short program competition Thursday's Winter Olympics, which saw Evgeni Plushenko withdraw and retire shortly before he was scheduled to take the ice, the bad luck continued into Friday's free program.

Frontrunner Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan fell twice during his program, seemingly leaving it open for Canada's Patrick Chan to take gold. But when Chan took the ice next, the skater suffered several stumbles and never quite recovered.

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Olympics: U.S. Sweeps Men's Ski Slopestyle Podium

Gus Kenworthy, Joss Christensen, Nicholas Goepper

Gold, silver and bronze? More like red, white and blue.

Americans Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper swept the inaugural men's ski slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics Thursday. This is the third time the U.S. has swept a podium in a Winter Games, following ...
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Tara Lipinski "Having a Blast" in New Olympic "Dream Job"

Tara Lipinski

Sixteen years ago, Tara Lipinski was the breakout star of the Winter Olympics after winning the figure skating gold medal at just 15 to become the youngest individual champion in Winter Olympic history. Sixteen years later, she's once again the breakout star of the Winter Olympics — or half of a pair.

The 411 on the 12 new Winter Olympic events

Lipinski and two-time Olympian Johnny Weir have won over fans old and new in Sochi — not only with their insightful, cheeky commentary on NBC Sports Network that has many wondering why they're not the "A team" in prime time, but with their awesomely coordinated wardrobes and wacky off-camera antics as well. "That is the goal!" Lipinski tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "I just want people to enjoy us. We have a ...
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Olympics: What to Watch on Day 7 — Men's Free Skate; Bode Miller's Title Defense

Yuzuru Hanyu

Day 7 of the Winter Olympics on Friday features the men's figure skating free skate and Bode Miller's title defense in the super combined. Here's what you should watch (all times ET).

The 411 on the 12 new Winter Olympic events

All events are live-streamed at NBCOlympics.com. Friday's tape-delayed daytime coverage (3 p.m., NBC) includes biathlon and freestyle skiing. Tape-delayed prime-time coverage (8 p.m., NBC) includes alpine skiing, skeleton and figure skating.

Figure skating, men's free skate
When:
10 a.m. on NBC Sports (live); 8 p.m. on NBC (tape delay)
The drama-filled short skate ended with the usual suspects at the top: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu, who became the first skater to ...
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