2014 Winter Olympics: When and Where to Watch Tuesday's Action

1 year ago February 11, 2014 Feb 11, 2014 Tuesday, February 11 2014 Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:24:12 AM CST in News
By: Jake Lasofsky, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

(Programming note: You can find highlights and complete online coverage on KOMU's Olympic Zone.)

Day 4 of the 2014 Winter Olympics features eight gold medal finals in a wide range of sports. Shaun White, Andy Newell, Keri Herman, and Devin Logan will compete for gold in what could be Team USA's biggest day in Sochi. 

The women's cross country sprint event represents the best chance for what would be only the second Olympic medal in U.S. cross-country history. It will be contested in the freestyle technique, which is the stronger technique of Alaska's Kikkan Randall, the 2009 world silver medalist.

Two-time Olympian Andy Newell has been the top U.S. sprinter in recent years, but he will be racing against some of the top international skiers, including Norwegian star Petter Northug.

Germany is hoping to slide to its fifth straight gold in this event, as competitors from several other nations try to crash the podium in Sochi. The veteran leader of the U.S. squad is 2009 world champion Erin Hamlin, a 27-year-old from the small town of Remsen, New York, who makes her third Olympic appearance in Sochi.

Keri Herman, a 31-year-old who took up competitive skiing after growing up as a hockey player, and Devin Logan, a promising contender in both halfpipe and slopestyle, are among the Americans who should compete for medals.

In one of the most highly anticipated events of the Games, action sports icon Shaun White will attempt to become the first American man to win the same individual event at three Olympic Winter Games. Standing in his way will be 15-year-old Japanese phenom Ayumu Hirano and a de facto home favorite, Russian-born Swiss rider Iouri Podladtchikov.

Women's ski jumping makes its long-awaited Olympic debut. After tearing her ACL in August, 19-year-old Park City native Sarah Hendrickson, the reigning world champion, is attempting to return to full strength in time to become the event's first gold medalist. The other top teen in the event is 17-year-old Japanese phenom Sara Takanashi, who placed second behind Hendrickson at the 2013 World Championships.

For up to the minute standings, log on to KOMU's Olympic Zone Medals Count

Check out NBC's full slate of 2014 Winter Olympics action below.

KOMU
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Men's Cross-Country - Individual Sprint Gold Medal Final
Women's Cross-Country - Individual Sprint Gold Medal Final
Women's Luge - Gold Medal Final Runs
Women's Freestyle Skiing - Slopestyle Competition

7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Men's Snowboarding - Halfpipe Gold Medal Final
Figure Skating - Pairs' Short Program
Women's Freestyle Skiing - Slopestyle Gold Medal Final
Women's Ski Jumping - Individual K-95 Gold Medal Final

11:05 p.m. - 12:05 a.m.
Women's Speed Skating - 500m Gold Medal Final
Women's Biathlon - 10km Pursuit Gold Medal Final

12:05 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.
Primetime Encore

NBCSN
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Figure Skating - Pairs' Short Program (LIVE)

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Women's Ski Jumping - Individual K-95 Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women's Speed Skating - 500m Gold Medal Final

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Game of the Day: Hockey

CNBC
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Women's Curling - USA vs. Great Britain

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA- The United States Supreme Court froze plans that would set strict limits on carbon emissions in each state. ... More >>
9 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:08:42 PM CST in Continuous News
BRIDGETON (AP) — St. Louis County Health Department says workers will conduct a health survey of respiratory ailments near the... More >>
9 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:43:26 PM CST in Continuous News
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with fatally shooting his girlfriend in southwest Missouri. Thirty-seven-year-old... More >>
10 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:39:55 PM CST in Continuous News
COLUMBIA (AP) — An appeals court has reversed a judge's decision ordering the reinstatement of a fired Columbia police officer.... More >>
10 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:28:16 PM CST in Continuous News
KENNETT (AP) — Musician Sheryl Crow has surprised teachers at her former southeast Missouri high school with a $21,600 donation.... More >>
10 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:21:44 PM CST in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A House committee has approved a bill that would require Missouri high school students to pass... More >>
10 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:04:58 PM CST in Continuous News
COLUMBIA – Boone County has its first and only four-wheel drive ambulance, and officials said people in need of emergency... More >>
2 weeks ago January 24, 2016 Jan 24, 2016 Sunday, January 24 2016 Sunday, January 24, 2016 2:00:38 PM CST in Continuous News
CAMDENTON - The cause of a fire to a 14,000 square foot, four-story mansion on Castleview Road Tuesday afternoon is... More >>
11 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 5:10:55 PM CST in Continuous News
FARMINGTON (AP) — An eastern Missouri man has been acquitted of charges that he fatally shot a man in the... More >>
11 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:55:04 PM CST in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are taking action to block a health department rule that would increase wages for... More >>
12 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:40:52 PM CST in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Doctors could charge Medicaid patients a fee for missing appointments under a bill that has won... More >>
12 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:18:12 PM CST in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY - A Senate committee heard a bill today that would require youth and adult offenders be separated in... More >>
12 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:17:04 PM CST in Continuous News
COLUMBIA - Tourists spent more money in Boone County last year than ever before. Tourism brought in almost $396 million... More >>
12 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:08:27 PM CST in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Public Service Commission approved an agreement Wednesday afternoon that will enact energy efficiency programs under... More >>
12 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:53:55 PM CST in Continuous News
COLUMBIA - Columbia police have confirmed an individual has been hospitalized after allegedly shooting themselves by accident. Police say... More >>
13 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:24:29 PM CST in Continuous News
IRONTON (AP) — Authorities say a missing 3-year-old southeast Missouri boy whose parents feared he had wandered away has been... More >>
13 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:46:28 PM CST in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY - A bipartisan effort to increase land-grant funding for Lincoln University in the upcoming fiscal year is being... More >>
14 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:00:48 PM CST in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY - The IRS office in Jefferson City remained closed Wednesday because it's only employee is away at training.... More >>
14 hours ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:59:37 PM CST in Continuous News
Interactive Radar Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 20°
5am 22°
6am 21°
7am 20°
8am 20°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

4:30 am
KOMU 8 News Today
5:00 am
KOMU 8 News Today
6:00 am
KOMU 8 News Today
4:30 am
Paid Program
5:00 am
Paid Program
5:30 am
Paid Program

Tonight's Schedule

7:00 pm
You, Me and the Apocalypse
8:00 pm
The Blacklist
9:00 pm
Shades of Blue
7:00 pm
DC's Legends of Tomorrow
8:00 pm
The 100
9:00 pm
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30 pm
Seinfeld