Sochi Olympics: What to watch on Tuesday
A rundown of Tuesday’s schedule of events (all times Eastern):
Men’s snowboard halfpipe (qualifications 5:00 a.m., semifinals 10:00 a.m., finals 12:30 p.m.) — Can Shaun White do it again? Will the halfpipe be ready in time?
Figure skating pairs short program (10:00 a.m.) — Can Russia continue their figure skating dominance or will Team USA impress?
Ladies’ ski slopestyle (qualifications 1:00 a.m., finals 4:00 a.m.) – Women’s ski slopestyle makes its Olympic debut. Team USA lost its superstar Maggie Voisin to injury on a training run and Canada’s Kaya Turski has been unstoppable.
Women’s hockey – Germany v. Sweden (5:00 a.m.) and Russia v. Japan (10:00 a.m.)
Ladies’ ski jumping (final jump 1:25 p.m.) – Athletes have fought long and hard to get women’s ski jumping in the Olympics and now they have a chance to show off their moves.
Other events of note:
Women’s luge (3rd run 9:30 a.m., final run 11:20 a.m.)
Women’s 10km Biathlon pursuit (10:00 a.m.)
Men’s round 3 and women’s rounds 2 and 3 curling (begins 12:00 a.m.)
Men’s and Women’s Cross-country Sprint (qualifications begin at 5:00 a.m., finals at 8:22 a.m.)
Women’s 500m speed skating (race 1 07:45 a.m., race 2 9:34 a.m.)