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Winter Olympics on Saturday: TV schedule, stream, events, athletes to watch on Day 2

The flame is lit, now it’s time to hand out to some medals at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games. If you’re just getting your bearings, here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics.  And here’s what you need to know Saturday as the first full slate of medal events gets going. Here’s a clue: Get ready for some Olympic medals for the United States in men’s snowboarding slopestyle. 

We’ve got you covered here with an overview of what to watch and how to watch or stream it on Day Two of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Saturday, as well as a medal tracker with updates from the previous events:

Medal Tracker

Medal Tracker

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Events to watch

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Men’s 1,500-meter short track speed skating: In the 2014 Sochi Games, the Netherlands’ Sjinkie Knegt became the first Dutch athlete to win a short-track medal and figures to be one of the favorites in Pyeongchang.

When: 5 a.m. ET

TV: NBCSN | Stream: NBCOlympics.com

Women’s ice hockey (Korea vs. Switzerland): This will be notable if only because it marks the debut of the joint Korean ice hockey team, a union between North and South Korea that follows an unprecedented Opening Ceremony march together.

When: 7 a.m. ET

TV: USA | Stream: NBCOlympics.com

Men’s snowboarding (slopestyle gold medal final): Ryan Stassel, who finished 14th at the last Winter Olympics, headlines a Team USA snowboarding crew that enters Pyeongchang as heavy favorites, though the other slopestyle men’s snowboarders are first-time Olympians.

When: 8 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN | Stream: NBCOlympics.com

Men’s alpine skiing (downhill): This will be one to watch not only for the talent on hand but because, as Reuters reported, Olympic officials are already preparing for alternatives to Sunday’s follow-up event, which may be threatened by hazardous winds.

When: 8 p.m. ET

TV: NBC | Stream: NBCOlympics.com

Women’s snowboarding (slopestyle qualifying): Jamie Anderson and Team USA are looking to capture the first sweep by a U.S. women’s team in the Winter Olympics.

When: 11:30 p.m. ET

TV: NBCSN | Stream: NBCOlympics.com

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). 

For a full schedule of events on Day Two, click here.

Original Article on CBSSports.com: https://www.cbssports.com/olympics/news/winter-olympics-on-saturday-tv-schedule-stream-events-athletes-to-watch-on-day-2/