The closing ceremony from PyeongChang Olympic Stadium includes the unified entrance of the athletes and the handing over of the Olympic flag to the mayor of Beijing, site of the 2022 Winter Games. Terry Gannon hosts with Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.
Final runs in four-man bobsled, the mass-start events in figure skating, and the gala exhibition for figure skating. The U.S. bobsledders will be led by 23-year-old pilot Codie Bascue. Figure skaters include Alina Zagitova, Yevgenia Medvedeva and Kaetlyn Osmond, as well as Maia and Alex Shibutani, and Madison Hubbell and Zach Donahue.
Debuts in Alpine skiing (mixed team) and men's snowboard (big air). Also: speedskating (men's 1000m); four-man bobsled. A bracket-style head-to-head format is introduced in Alpine skiing. Veteran Shani Davis and Joey Mantia head U.S. speed skaters.
The highly-anticipated women's figure skating final; plus short track speedskating finals (men's 500m and 5000m relay; women's 1000m). Olympic Athletes From Russia boast two top skaters in 15-year-old Alina Zagitova and world champ Evgenia Medvedeva.
Mikaela Shiffrin skis in the women's combined (downhill); the men's slalom (first run); men's freestyle halfpipe final; women's cross-country team sprint; and women's bobsled. Austrian slalom ace Marcel Hirscher chases his third PyeongChang gold. Elana Meyers Taylor and Jamie Greubel are U.S. bobsled threats after medaling in Sochi, while the U.S. women's cross-country team's still pursues its first-ever medal behind Jessie Diggins and Co.
Women's figure skating (short program); Lindsey Vonn skis the women's downhill; short track speedskating; and a women's bobsled re-air of heats 1 and 2. California skaters Karen Chen and Mirai Nagasu join Bradie Tennell of Illinois.
Women skiers go for gold in the freestyle halfpipe and ice dancing crowns a champion as skaters compete in the final. It's gold medal final runs time in the two-man bobsled, an event that sees Codie Bascue make his Winter Olympics debut for the U.S.; and in Alpine sking, there are training runs in the women's downhill.
Ice dancing's short routine; Alpine skiing women's downhill; women's speed skating (500m); women's snowboarding big air; and two-man bobsled (Runs 1 & 2). Snowboarding's big air event is making its Olympic debut with U.S. snowboarder Julia Marino, who won the FIS World Cup big air event at Fenway Park in 2016, and her 17-year-old teammate Hailey Langland among the field chasing Austrian favorite Anna Gasser.
The men's giant slalom and slopestyle skiing competitions get underway. Medals are awarded in speed skating short track, the women's skeleton and in men's ski jumping (individual large hill). Ted Ligety looks to win his third Olympic gold in the giant slalom for the U.S. In the women's skeleton, Germany's Jacqueline Lölling looks to defend her recent world championship.
Finals in men's figure skating, women's Alpine skiing (Super G) and women's skiing aerial are on tap; plus women's skeleton. U.S. teen skater Nathan Chen hopes to unseat Sochi winner Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan; Ashley Caldwell is a U.S. threat in aerials.
Figure skating (men's short program), plus medals in women's slalom and snowboard cross; and men's super-G and skeleton. Mikaela Shiffrin bids for her second 2018 gold in slalom, while Lindsey Jacobellis takes her fourth shot at gold in snowboard-cross. Matt Antoine and John Daly head U.S. skeleton hopes.
Medals in the pairs free skate; women's giant slalom and men's downhill; and women's speedskating 1000m. Also: skeleton has the first two men's runs. Chris and Alexa Knierim try to end the U.S. gold drought in pairs; Mikaela Shiffrin makes her first run (of two) in giant slalom, which was rescheduled from earlier in the week along with the men's downhill.
Figure skating pairs' short program; women's Alpine skiing slalom; and the final runs in men's snowboarding. Sochi slalom gold-medalist Mikaela Shiffrin skis her specialty on the slopes, while Shaun White headlines the high-flying men's snowboard halfpipe. Pairs are the first figure skaters back on the ice at the Gangneung Arena following the team competition, won by Canada.
U.S. snowboarders Chloe Kim and Shaun White drop into the halfpipe. Also: men's Alpine skiing; and women's speedskating (1500m). Austria's Marcel Hirscher headlines the combined event's downhill run. Americans Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe are contenders in the 1500m to start their busy week at Gangneung Oval.
Finals in team figure skating; women's finals in Alpine (giant slalom), freestyle (moguls) and snowboarding (slopestyle). Also: the final runs in men's luge. Gold is up for grabs in the figure skating team event (dance, men's and ladies' free skates). Mikaela Shiffrin hopes to contend for her first medal in PyeongChang in the women's giant slalom, while Morgan Schild looks to displace the strong contingents of Australia and Canada in women's moguls.
Short programs in women's and ice-dancing team figure skating; the men's Alpine downhill; women's short track. Team USA has a decorated Olympic ice-dance team as it seeks to defend its gold from 2014. Maame Biney features in qualifying action for the women's 500m in short track. Matthias Mayer is a favorite in the men's downhill after taking home the gold for Austria in 2014, but he faces tough competition from three-time Olympic medalist Aksel Lund Svindal and a loaded Norway team.
The 2018 Winter Olympics get underway as the Opening Ceremony lights up the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. South Korea warmly welcomes the world to their first ever Winter Olympic Games with the spectacular colors, sounds, and energy of Korea on display.
Team figure skating competition begins with men's and pairs' short programs, while freestyle skiing opens with moguls. Skaters take to the Gangneung Ice Arena with the team medalists from Sochi [Russia (now O.A.R.), Canada, U.S.] all expected to contend. Canadian Mikaël Kingsbury, the silver medalist in Sochi, is expected to light up the Bokwang Phoenix Park as men and women compete in moguls.