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Winter Olympics: weekend schedule and closing ceremony

What gold medals are still to be won at PyeongChang 2018?

Twenty gold medals are still left to be won in the final two days of sporting action at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. 

Before the curtains come down on PyeongChang 2018, tomorrow’s schedule will see gold medals on offer in the men’s and ladies’ mass start speed skating finals; big air and parallel giant slalom finals in snowboarding; and men’s curling. Then on Sunday gold medals can be won in the four-man bobsleigh, women’s curling and men’s ice hockey.

The 2018 Winter Olympics will then finish with the closing ceremony from the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. Sunday’s closing ceremony starts at 11am UK time and will be broadcast live on the BBC.

Once the Winter Olympics close on Sunday, PyeongChang will start preparing for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games from 9-18 March.

This weekend at the Winter Olympics

The BBC will show live coverage and highlights on TV and online from PyeongChang 2018. 

Tomorrow’s schedule

  • Sports: alpine skiing (2am); bobsleigh (12.30am); cross-country skiing (5am); curling (6.35am); ice hockey (12.10pm); snowboarding (midnight); speed skating (11am)
  • Gold medal events: alpine team event small final (3.28am); alpine team event big final (3.34am); men’s 50km mass start classic cross-country skiing (5am); men gold medal game curling (6.35am); men’s big air snowboard (2am); ladies’ parallel giant slalom small final snowboarding (5.28am); ladies’ parallel giant slalom big final snowboarding (5.30am); men’s parallel giant slalom small final snowboard (5.34am); men’s parallel giant slalom big final snowboarding (5.37am); ladies’ mass start final speed skating (12.30pm); men’s mass start speed skating (1pm)

Sunday’s schedule

  • Sports: bobsleigh (12.30am); cross-country skiing (6.15am); curling (12.05am); ice hockey (4.10am)
  • Gold medal events: four-man bobsleigh (2.15am); ladies’ 30km mass start classic cross-country skiing (6.15am); women gold medal game curling (12.05am); men gold medal game ice hockey (4.10am)
  • Other events: Winter Olympics closing ceremony (11am-1pm UK time)

2018 Winter Olympics guide 

PyeongChang 2018: facts and figures

  • When: until 25 February 2018
  • Where: PyeongChang, South Korea 
  • Venues: 12 in two clusters 
  • Nations competing: 92 
  • Events: 102
  • Sports: seven (15 disciplines)
  • Nations making debuts: Ecuador, Eritrea, Kosovo, Malaysia, Nigeria and Singapore
  • Gold medals on offer: more than 100
  • Website: pyeongchang2018.com 
When is the Winter Olympics closing ceremony?

The Winter Olympics closing ceremony is on Sunday, 25 February from 11am to 1pm UK time. The BBC will broadcast live from PyeongChang.

What sports will feature at the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Seven sports and 15 disciplines will be competed for at PyeongChang 2018.

  • Snow sports: alpine skiing; biathlon; cross-country skiing; freestyle skiing; Nordic combined; ski jumping; snowboarding 
  • Ice sports: curling; figure skating; ice hockey; short track speed skating; speed skating 
  • Sliding sports: bobsleigh; luge; skeleton
PyeongChang 2018 venues

There are 12 venues located across the two main clusters.

PyeongChang Mountain Cluster

  • Alpensia Biathlon Centre (biathlon) 
  • Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre (cross-country skiing; Nordic combined) 
  • Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre (ski jumping; Nordic combined; big air snowboarding) 
  • Olympic Sliding Centre (luge; bobsleigh; skeleton) 
  • Phoenix Snow Park (snowboard) 
  • Jeongseon Alpine Centre (alpine skiing – downhill; super-G; combined) 
  • Yongpyong Alpine Centre (slalom; giant slalom)

Gangneung Coastal Cluster

  • Gangneung Hockey Centre (men’s ice hockey) 
  • Gangneung Oval (speed skating) 
  • Gangneung Ice Arena (short track speed skating; figure skating) 
  • Gangneung Curling Centre (curling) 
  • Kwandong Hockey Centre Open (ice hockey)

Non-competition venues

  • PyeongChang Olympic Stadium (opening and closing ceremonies) 
  • PyeongChang Olympic Plaza 
  • PyeongChang Olympic Village 
  • Gangneung Olympic Park 
  • Gangneung Olympic Village
Which TV channel will show coverage of the Winter Olympics?

The BBC, which is broadcasting live from PyeongChang 2018. The BBC’s team includes snowboarder Jenny Jones and British Olympic gold medallists Robin Cousins, Amy Williams, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. Former British Olympic skiers Chemmy Alcott and Graham Bell will provide analysis.

Winter Olympics 2018 schedule

We take a look at the schedule at PyeongChang 2018. All times UK.

Saturday, 24 February

  • Sports schedule: alpine skiing (2am); bobsleigh (12.30am); cross-country skiing (5am); curling (6.35am); ice hockey (12.10pm); snowboarding (midnight); speed skating (11am)
  • Gold medal events: alpine team event small final (3.28am); alpine team event big final (3.34am); men’s 50km mass start classic cross-country skiing (5am); men gold medal game curling (6.35am); men’s big air snowboard (2am); ladies’ parallel giant slalom small final snowboarding (5.28am); ladies’ parallel giant slalom big final snowboarding (5.30am); men’s parallel giant slalom small final snowboard (5.34am); men’s parallel giant slalom big final snowboarding (5.37am); ladies’ mass start final speed skating (12.30pm); men’s mass start speed skating (1pm)

Sunday, 25 February

  • Sports schedule: bobsleigh (12.30am); cross-country skiing (6.15am); curling (12.05am); ice hockey (4.10am)
  • Gold medal events: four-man bobsleigh (2.15am); ladies’ 30km mass start classic cross-country skiing (6.15am); women gold medal game curling (12.05am); men gold medal game ice hockey (4.10am)
  • Other events: Winter Olympics closing ceremony (11am-1pm UK time)

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