Sochi Olympics: What to watch on Thursday

Team USA faces off against Canada for women's hockey gold, ladies' figure skating crowns its champion, and other Olympic events to watch on Thursday.

Julia Lipnitskaia of Russia during her short program. 

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A rundown of highlights for Thursday, Feb. 20 (all times Eastern). 

Women's Hockey: The puck stops here. Team USA faces off once again against Canada, this time for the gold medal (12 noon), while Switzerland plays Sweden for the bronze (7 a.m.). 

Figure Skating: Yuna Kim of South Korea, Adelina Sotnikova of Russia, and Carolina Kostner of Italy are practically in a three-way tie for first place going into the free program. See who skates off with gold (10 a.m.). 

Women's Freestyle Skiing Halfpipe: Team USA's Brita Sigourney and Maddie Bowman try and pull a David Wise as they go for the gold in the qualifications (9:30 a.m.) and finals (12:30 p.m.). 

 

 

Women's Curling: Watch Sweden take on Canada in the gold medal game (8:30 a.m.) and Great Britain take on Switzerland for the bronze (3:30 a.m.). 

 

Other events of note: 

Nordic Combined: Team Large Hill ski jump (3 a.m.) and cross-country final (6 a.m.). 

Men's Freestyle Ski Cross seeding (2:30 a.m.), round of 16 (4:30 a.m.), quarterfinals (5:05 a.m.), semifinals (5:25 a.m.), and finals (5:41 a.m.).