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Thursday, January 30th, 2020

LAND ROVER U.S. GRAND PRIX SKI AND SNOWBOARD FROM MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN HEADLINES OLYMPIC PROGRAMMING ACROSS NBC SPORTS

Live Coverage of Ski Slopestyle from Mammoth Live Friday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Ski Halfpipe Live Coverage Saturday at 5 p.m. ET on NBC

 Live Coverage of Snowboard Halfpipe from Mammoth Friday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Snowboard Slopestyle Live Coverage Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Alpine Skiing World Cup Men’s Downhill & Giant Slalom in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, This Week; Women’s Downhill and Super-G in Rosa Khutor, Russia

U.S. Figure Skating Championships Gala Featuring Nathan Chen Airs Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC

All Olympic Sports Coverage Televised and Streamed Across NBC Sports Platforms is Presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 30, 2020 – This week’s Olympic sports programming across NBC Sports is highlighted by ski and snowboard slopestyle and halfpipe events from the Land Rover U.S. Grand Prix taking place at Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth, Calif.

Live ski slopestyle coverage from the Land Rover U.S. Grand Prix will begin on Friday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Later in the day, NBCSN will present live coverage of the snowboarding halfpipe competition from Mammoth at 4:30 p.m. ET. NBC will air an encore of the event on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET. On Saturday, snowboarding slopestyle coverage, expected to be led by two-time Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson, will air live at 1 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

Also on Saturday, live ski halfpipe competition from Mammoth will be presented at 5 p.m. ET on NBC. Two-time Olympic gold medalist David Wise is expected to lead the American team. The event will also air later in the day at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The men’s alpine skiing World Cup will be held this weekend in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, where three-time Olympian Steven Nyman, PyeongChang Olympians Ryan Cochran-Siegle and Bryce Bennett and 2014 Olympian Travis Ganong, who won the 2017 downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, are expected to lead the American men in downhill. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety and Olympian Tommy Ford, who won at Beaver Creek earlier this season, are expected to headline the U.S. men in giant slalom. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present live coverage of the downhill this Saturday, beginning at 5:27 a.m. ET. NBCSN will have coverage later in the day at 12:30 a.m. ET. On Sunday, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present live coverage of the men’s giant slalom at 7:30 a.m. ET, and NBCSN will have coverage of the event at 4 p.m. ET.

The women’s alpine skiing World Cup will be held this weekend in Rosa Khutor, Russia, with downhill and super-G events. Rosa Khutor hosted alpine skiing events during the 2014 Winter Olympics. Breezy Johnson, who finished fifth in last weekend’s downhill event in Bansko, Bulgaria, is expected to lead the American women. Live downhill coverage begins on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA on Saturday at 3:27 a.m. ET. Coverage continues on Sunday with the super-G at 6:30 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

The 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Gala, part of the 2020 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity, will air on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. The two-hour special program is headlined by Nathan Chen, who recently won his fourth straight U.S. title over the weekend at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. Coverage of the European Figure Skating Championships from Graz, Austria, will air Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. For more information and the complete schedule, click here.

All coverage on NBC and NBCSN will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. All coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will stream on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app, in addition to NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

Additional Olympic sports programming this week includes:

HSBC WORLD RUGBY SEVENS SERIES – SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE BEGINNING TOMORROW AT 5:30 P.M. ET

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, an annual series of international rugby sevens tournaments featuring national teams from 17 countries in men’s and women’s competition, continues with a stop in Australia this week. Both the American men’s and women’s teams will compete in Sydney; the U.S. women are currently fourth in the season standings (the Americans won the opening tournament of the series).

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will have live coverage throughout the tournament, with pool play beginning tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. ET. The semifinal matches in Sydney will air live at 11:30 p.m. ET on Saturday and medal matches will air live Sunday morning at 3:30 a.m. ET.

BOBSLED & SKELETON WORLD CUP – ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND

LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS FRIDAY AT 3:30 A.M. ET ON OLYMPICCHANNEL.COM

The bobsled & skeleton World Cup season continues with a stop in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The women’s team is expected to be led by Kaillie Humphries, a two-time Olympic gold medalist for Canada who switched to compete for the U.S. team during the 2019 offseason. Humphries, who won last week’s event in Koenigssee, Germany, is currently atop the women’s World Cup standings.

Live coverage on OlympicChannel.com begins Friday at 3:30 a.m. ET with the first run of the men’s skeleton. OlympicChannel.com will have live coverage of the women’s bobsled Saturday beginning at 3:30 a.m. ET and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present coverage later in the day at 11 a.m. ET. For a full schedule, click here.

FREESTYLE SKIING WORLD CUP

LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS SATURDAY AT 3:20 P.M. ET ON OLYMPICCHANNEL.COM AND NBC SPORTS GOLD

2018 Olympian Jaelin Kauf and Hannah Soar, who owns three top-ten finishes thus far this season, are expected to lead the American moguls contingent in Calgary, Alberta. Live coverage begins Saturday at 3:20 p.m. ET on OlympicChannel.com and NBC Sports Gold and coverage will air later in the day at 9 p.m. on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

The ski cross season continues in Megeve, France, with live coverage on Saturday starting at 6:35 a.m. ET on OlympicChannel.com and NBC Sports Gold.

FOUR CONTINENTS SPEED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS – MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN

COVERAGE BEGINS FRIDAY NIGHT AT 1 A.M. ET ON OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

Mia Kilburg-Manganello, an Olympic team pursuit member that won bronze in PyeongChang, is expected to lead the Americans competing in the Championships at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Wisc. Jason Knapp and Olympic gold medalist Joey Cheek will commentate the Championships.

Coverage begins Friday night on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA at 1 a.m. ET and continues Saturday night with coverage of Day 2 at 1 a.m. ET. Day 3 coverage will be presented on Sunday at 12 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and coverage of the three-day event will conclude on Monday at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

SKI JUMPING WORLD CUP

LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS FRIDAY AT 2:25 A.M. ET ON OLYMPICCHANNEL.COM AND NBC SPORTS GOLD

The ski jumping World Cup season continues this weekend with both men’s and women’s competitions. The men will compete in Sapporo, Japan, while women’s events will be held in Oberstdorf, Germany.

This weekend’s live coverage begins Friday with men’s qualifying on OlympicChannel.com and NBC Sports Gold at 2:25 a.m. ET. Women’s events begin on Saturday morning with live coverage at 9:20 a.m. ET on OlympicChannel.com and NBC Sports Gold.

For a complete schedule, click here.

LUGE WORLD CUP – OBERHOF, GERMANY

LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS SATURDAY AT 4:10 A.M. ET ON OLYMPICCHANNEL.COM

The luge World Cup season continues in Europe in Oberhof, Germany. Two-time Olympian Tucker West is the top American in the men’s singles standings so far this season, while Summer Britcher is the top U.S. woman.

This week’s live coverage begins on Saturday at 4:10 a.m. ET on OlympicChannel.com with the men’s singles event. On Sunday, NBCSN will present coverage of the women’s singles at 5 p.m. ET. For a full schedule, click here.

NORDIC COMBINED WORLD CUP – SEEFELD, AUSTRIA

NBC SPORTS GOLD PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE BEGINNING FRIDAY

The Nordic Combined World Cup continues this weekend with a season stop in Seefeld, Austria. Friday’s action from Seefeld will be presented live on NBC Sports Gold and feature the men’s HS 109 and individual 5km events.

NBC Sports Gold presents live coverage on Saturday, beginning at 7 a.m. ET with the men’s HS 109. Live coverage continues on Sunday at 6 a.m. ET, and concludes at 8:30 a.m. ET with the men’s individual 15km event.

CYCLO-CROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – DUBENDORF, SWITZERLAND

LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS SATURDAY AT 5:05 A.M. ET ON NBC SPORTS GOLD

The cyclo-cross World Cup season concludes with the world championships on the airfield of Switzerland’s Dubendorf airport. The airfield will be clear of planes for the races. Cyclo-cross, a non-Olympic discipline, combines cycling, steeplechase and NASCAR all into one, with athletes racing around a circuit course with steep hills, difficult descents, mud, grass, sand and dirt.

NBC Sports Gold presents live coverage of the women’s and men’s junior and under-23 events on both Saturday and Sunday beginning at 5:05 a.m. ET. Later on Saturday morning, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present live coverage of the women’s elite at 9 a.m. ET. On Sunday, the men’s elite event will be shown live at 8:30 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

SAILING WORLD CUP – MIAMI, FLORIDA

The 2020 Sailing World Cup features top-level competition campaigning for the Tokyo Olympic Games, where medals will be awarded to seven champions.

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present an encore of the Sailing World Cup from Miami, Fla. on Friday at 6 p.m. ET.

–NBC SPORTS–