2014 Olympic Winter Games – Programming Highlights for Sunday, February 23rd
Before the puck drops on the Men’s Ice Hockey gold medal game on Sunday, CBC has coverage of the Men’s Cross-Country Skiing 50km Mass Start Free as well as the final two runs of the Four Man Bobsleigh. Coverage of Men’s Ice Hockey begins Sunday at 6 a.m. ET with a one-hour pre-show leading into the gold medal game at 7 a.m. ET.
The Closing Ceremony gets underway from Fisht Olympic Stadium at 11 a.m. ET on CBC and simulcast live on CBC News Network, TSN2, Sportsnet and Sportsnet One as well as streaming live atcbc.ca/olympics.
CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING: MEN’S 50KM MASS START FREE (2 – 4:45 a.m. ET) on CBC
Canadians Ivan Babikov and Alex Harvey are expected to compete in this medal event. Johann Olsson of Sweden is the 2013 World Champion and is considered the man to beat. Dario Cologna of Switzerland and Russia’s Alexander Legkov should compete for the podium as well.
BOBSLEIGH: FOUR MAN RUNS 3&4 (4:30 – 7 a.m. ET) on TSN
*CBC will have coverage of this from 4:45 – 6:00 a.m.Â
MEN’S ICE HOCKEY: GOLD MEDAL PRE-SHOW (6 – 7 a.m. ET) on CBC
Elliotte Friedman, Ron MacLean, Kelly Hrudey and Glenn Healy will host a pre-show panel discussion in advance of the Gold Medal game.
MEN’S ICE HOCKEY: GOLD MEDAL GAME – SWEDEN VS. CAN/USA (Team TBD) (7 – 10 a.m. ET) on CBC
*CBC will also re-broadcast this game at 1:30 p.m. ET
CLOSING CEREMONY (11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET) on CBC
*Also available live on CBC News Network, TSN2, Sportsnet and Sportsnet One
CBC’s Scott Russell and Diana Swain guide Canadians though the Closing Ceremony live from the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi as the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games come to a celebratory end. The Closing Ceremony on CBC-TV will be available with Described Video for our blind and low vision audience thanks to Descriptive Video Works.
CLOSING CEREMONY (RE-BROADCAST)
Note: Participant lists are subject to change. Visit cbc.ca/olympics for up-to-date event details.
The National is available during the Olympic Winter Games on CBC-TV and CBC News Network as well as live streaming and on-demand atÂ cbcnews.ca/thenational. For news any time, visitCBCNews.caÂ or download the CBC News app.
CBC Radio keeps listeners connected to the action from Sochi 2014 on World Report with David Common every weekday morning and Olympics Today – a highlights and results recap – seven days a week at :25 minutes after the hour.
CBC.CA/OLYMPICS – Canada’s Olympic Network Website
During the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games,Â cbc.ca/olympicsÂ will offer Canadians a number of commentated, multilateral feeds — a Canadian first. A continuously updated version of the daily schedule across all networks is available at cbc.ca/olympics. The website will also feature the latest news, sports and videos from Sochi 2014. This will be the first Olympic Winter Games in which Canadians will be able to livestream all events directly to their smartphones or tablets.