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PyeongChang 2018: Dates, sports, venues, live TV details, British medal hopes

PyeongChang 2018: Everything you need to know
By Eurosport

12/10/2017 at 12:21Updated 06/02/2018 at 19:04

What are the dates, sports, venues and live TV details for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

WHEN ARE THE WINTER OLYMPICS?

The Winter Olympics officially starts with the opening ceremony on Friday 9 February and runs through to Sunday 25 February.

However, there are Curling and Ski Jumping events on Thursday 8th February.

HOW CAN I WATCH IT?

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player.

However, Eurosport Player is the only place to see the Olympics live and in their entirety, broadcasting more than 100 events live and on demand, providing access on any device, at any time.

Eurosport Player One Year Pass for just £29.99

It will make PyeongChang 2018 the most digital Olympic Games across Europe, capturing every moment of action for viewers, as well as creating further mass engagement on Eurosport's digital sites and social media platforms.

WHAT IS THE TIME DIFFERENCE?

The time difference between London and Pyeongchang is nine hours. For example, the opening ceremony is scheduled to begin at 8pm local time, so will start at 11am UK time.

WHERE ARE THEY TAKING PLACE?

The games will be held in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. There are two main hubs where the competition will take place.

PYEONGCHANG MOUNTAIN CLUSTER

  • PyeongChang Olympic Stadium
  • Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre
  • Alpensia Biathlon Centre
  • Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre
  • Olympic Sliding Centre
  • Yongpyong Alpine Centre
  • Jeongseon Alpine Centre
  • Phoenix Snow Park

GANGNEUNG COASTAL CLUSTER

  • Gangneung Hockey Centre
  • Gangneung Oval
  • Gangneung Ice Arena
  • Gangneung Curling Centre
  • Kwandong Hockey Centre

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WHAT ARE THE EVENTS AND SPORTS?

There will be 102 events across 15 sports, with, for the first time, over 100 gold medals on offer.

  • Alpine skiing (11 gold medals)
  • Biathlon (11 gold medals)
  • Bobsleigh (3 gold medals)
  • Cross-country skiing (12 gold medals)
  • Curling (3 gold medals)
  • Figure skating (5 gold medals)
  • Freestyle skiing (10 gold medals)
  • Ice hockey (2 gold medals)
  • Luge (4 gold medals)
  • Nordic combined (3 gold medals)
  • Short track speed skating (8 gold medals)
  • Skeleton (2 gold medals)
  • Ski jumping (4 gold medals)
  • Snowboarding (10 gold medals)
  • Speed skating (14 gold medals)

BRITISH TALENT TO WATCH OUT FOR

NAME DISCIPLINE
Dave Ryding Alpine skiing
Charlie Guest Alpine skiing
Joel Fearon Bobsleigh
Bruce Tasker Bobsleigh
Andrew Musgrave Cross-country
Eve Muirhead Curling
Kyle Smith Curling
James Woods Freestyle skiing
Izzy Atkin Freestyle skiing
Katie Summerhayes Freestyle skiing
Rowan Cheshire Freestyle skiing
Elise Christie Short track
Charlotte Gilmartin Short track
Lizzy Yarnold Skeleton
Emily Sarsfield Ski cross
Maisie Potter Snowboarding
Billy Morgan Snowboarding
Jamie Nicholls Snowboarding
Katie Ormerod Snowboarding
Aimee Fuller Snowboarding
Zoe Gillings-Brier Snowboard cross
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