2014 Winter Olympics: Feb. 6 live stream and TV schedule information

winter-olympics-schedule-thursday-feb-6.jpgThe XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, are starting competitions prior to the opening ceremony for the first time in the history of the games. Here's all the information you need for the Thursday, Feb. 6 events.

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Sochi is nine hours ahead of the U.S. East Coast and 12 hours ahead of the West Coast. This means that a lot of competitions are actually taking place while most of the United States is sleeping.

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However, if you're interested in staying up to watch live, every event (except the opening ceremony) will be streamed at the NBC Olympics official site, then in primetime you can catch all the action in addition to commentary, edited video packages and the like.

The figure skating-specific live stream is here.

The Feb. 6 schedule in real-time is as follows:

1 a.m. ET: Alpine skiing, women's super-combined training 1; snowboarding, men's SBS qualification

2:30 a.m.ET: Alpine skiing, men's downhill training 1

5 a.m. ET: Snowboarding, women's SBS qualification

9 a.m. ET: Freestyle skiing, women's moguls qualifications

10:30 a.m. ET: Figure skating, team men's short program

12:10 p.m. ET: Figure skating, team pairs short program

In primetime, the description for Feb. 6 teases the new figure skating team event, Hannah Kearney beginning her defense of her gold medal in women's downhill moguls and the snowboarding slopestyle event premiere -- minus Shaun White, who withdrew due to injury.
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