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Here’s a look at the 2018 Winter Olympic events that begin today

By in Press Enterprise on February 7, 2018

By Kurt Snibbe

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will feature 102 events in 15 sports, making it the first Winter Olympics to surpass 100 medal events. Big-air snowboarding, mixed-doubles curling, mass start speed skating, and mixed-team alpine skiing were added as events.

Several events begin competition and training Wednesday.

Time difference

South Korea is 17 hours ahead of the West Coast.

If it is 5 p.m. Thursday in California it is 10 a.m. Friday in South Korea.

BROADCAST: NBC networks and digital platforms will cover the action. NBC will broadcast the opening ceremony on Friday at 5 p.m. You can watch the games live on NBCOlympics.com.

Week 1 schedule

Week 2 schedule

Week 2 Countries with most Winter Olympic medals

More than 40 countries have won at least one. Here are the 10 nations with the most.

MedalsWinter Games evolution

Winter Oly history

Sources: Sports-Reference.com, NBC Sports, Pyeonchang2018.com, U.S. Olympic Committee

Researcher Charles Apple contributed to this report

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