2022 Olympics Live Updates: Games End with Gold Medal Hockey Game, Closing Ceremony, How to Watch, Medal Count and More

Throughout the 2022 Winter Olympics, here we’ll get a daily look at the top events and how to watch them.

With jet lag, each day’s live competition in China begins during Eastern prime time and runs overnight until mid-morning. This is the final episode, covering events taking place on Saturday and Sunday in Beijing (Friday night through Sunday morning in the US), including the closing ceremony.

All dates and times below are converted to Eastern Time, 1:00 p.m. Beijing Time. The primetime show hosted by NBC’s main channel begins at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. On Friday there will be live freestyle skiing with the men’s halfpipe final, as well as delayed coverage of figure skating with the pairs short program and bobsleigh with the first and second rounds of the women’s event together. On Saturday, it will feature live bobsledding with the final runs of the two-man event as well as delayed coverage of the figure skating pairs freestyle. On Sunday, it will air delayed coverage of the closing ceremony. All events can be streamed on Peacock or NBCOlympics.com.

Head to Peacock to catch the action in Beijing.

Top US Events

Alpine skiing

What: Mixed Team Parallel Event

When: Friday, 9 p.m.-10:25 p.m. (1/8 final, quarter-final, semi-final); Friday, 10:28 p.m. (finals)

TV: USA and streaming

A frustrating Olympics for Mikaela Shiffrin sees her get another shot at a medal in the mixed team parallel slalom competition. Shiffrin, who has won two individual golds and a silver at the past two Winter Olympics, has won three “didn’t finishes” and no medals in his five individual events.

Figure skating

What: Pairs Free Skating

When: Saturday, 6 a.m.

TV: USA and streaming

In the last event of the figure skating program, the American pairs have a chance to win a medal. Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier sit in sixth place, with American duo Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc just behind them in seventh. They are both just over eight points from the medal after the short program.

freestyle skiing

What: Men’s Halfpipe Final

When: Friday, 8:30 p.m.

TV: USA and streaming

Freestyle skiing ends with the men’s halfpipe final, featuring four Americans – Alex Ferreira, David Wise, Birk Irving and Aaron Blunck – in the group of 12. Athletes earn three runs with the best score counting. Wise is the only person to win Olympic gold in men’s freeskiing halfpipe, winning the crown on the event’s debut in 2014 and again in 2018. Ferreira took silver in Pyeongchang.


What: Two women, heat 3-4

When: Saturday, 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

TV: USA (heat 3, delayed, 8:55 a.m.; heats 3 and 4, delayed, 12:45 p.m.) and streaming

Elana Meyers Taylor and Sylvia Hoffman are third after two races, with American duo Kaillie Humphries and Kaysha Love two behind. Meyers Taylor has two silver and one bronze in this event. Humphries won gold in 2010 and 2014 and bronze in 2018 while competing for Canada. The total time of the four heats determines the medals.

Other Medal Events


What: Four-man, rounds 1-4

When: Friday, 8:30 p.m. and 10:05 p.m. (series 1 and 2); Saturday, 8:30 p.m. and 10:20 p.m. (series 3 and 4)

TV: NBC (Series 1-2, Delayed, Friday, 11:35 p.m.; Series 3-4, Live) and Streaming

cross-country skiing

What: 50 km mass start men and 30 km mass start women

When: Saturday, 1 a.m. (men); Sunday, 1:30 a.m. (women)

TV: USA and streaming

Men’s curling

What: Gold Medal Game (Great Britain vs. Sweden)

When: Saturday, 1:50 a.m.

TV: US (delayed, 4:15 a.m.; rebroadcast at 1:45 p.m.) and streaming

Women’s curling

What: Bronze medal game (Switzerland vs. Sweden); gold medal match (Japan vs Great Britain)

When: Saturday, 7:05 a.m. (bronze); Saturday, 8:05 p.m. (gold)

TV: US (bronze, delayed, Saturday, 5 p.m.), CNBC (gold, live) and streaming

men’s hockey

What: Bronze medal match (Slovakia vs. Sweden); Gold Medal Match (Finland vs. ROC)

When: Saturday, 8:10 a.m. (bronze); Saturday, 11:10 p.m. (gold)

TV: CNBC (bronze), USA (gold) and streaming

Speed ​​skating

What: Men’s mass start semi-finals and finals; women’s mass start, semi-finals and finals

When: Saturday, 2 a.m. (half-men); Saturday, 2:45 a.m. (women’s semifinals); Saturday, 3:30 a.m. (men’s final); Saturday, 4 a.m. (women’s final)

TV: USA (delayed, noon) and streaming

Closing ceremony

When: Sunday, 7 a.m.

TV: Streaming only to watch live; NBC will air delayed coverage at 8 p.m.

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Catherine J. Martinez