Posted: 4:13 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014
By Gina Carbone
The 2014 Winter Olympics officially got underway last night (Friday, February 7) with the Opening Ceremonies in Sochi, Russia. Did you miss it? Watch 2.5 hours of the show in the video below, starting with Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage's voice-over introducing a look at the history of the Russian people:
Now that the games have begun, you may be wondering what's happening today, Saturday, February 8. Here are the Saturday events (via Zap2it), in their order on the schedule. The first event started at 12:30 a.m. ET and the team figure skating pairs start at 1 p.m. ET, since Sochi, Russia is nine hours ahead of the U.S. Eastern time zone.
• Men's snowboarding slopestyle semifinals
• Women's alpine skiing super-combined training 3
• Men's alpine skiing downhill training 3
• Women's hockey Group A game 1, USA vs. Finland
• Men's snowboarding slopestyle finals
• Women's cross country skiathlon 7.5 km classic + free
• Men's speed skating 5000 m finals
• Women's hockey Group B game 2, Canada vs. Sweden
• Men's luge singles run 1
• Men's biathlon 10 km sprint
• Team figure skating ice dancing short program
• Team figure skating women's short program
• Men's luge singles run 2
• Men's ski jumping normal hill qualifying round
• Women's freestyle skiing moguls finals
• Team figure skating pairs long program
Watch live stream videos and get news updates at NBC's official site. You can also watch NBC's coverage of the day's events starting at 8 p.m. ET.
Are you enjoying the Olympics so far? What did you think of the Opening Ceremonies?