By Staff Reporter (staff@latinospost.com) | First Posted: Dec 27, 2013 09:18 PM EST

An artist performs with fire during a ceremony to launch a countdown clock for the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Bolshoi Ice Dome in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia that took place Thursday. (Photo : Reuters)

The Winter Olympics is fast approaching, and by February, the games will already take place in Sochi, Russia. Few final team-trial events left will soon take place over a variety of winter sports for Team USA. The U.S. Olympic Trials will act as quality assessment toward the big events scheduled early next year.

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Team USA will be competing in the following events, as noted on its Official Website:

  • Biathlon
  • Bobsled
  • Curling
  • Figure skating

                        -ice dance

                        - pairs

                        - singles (men's and ladies)

                        - team

  • Ice hockey
  • Luge
  • Short track speedskating
  • Skeleton
  • Skiing

- Alpine

- cross country

- freestyle

- jumping/Nordic combined

  • Snowboarding
  • Speedskating

From the Bleacher Report, here is the list of the remaining trial events for the U.S. Team, which will be aired live on NBC Sports:

Date

Sport

Coverage

TV

Time (ET)

Friday, Dec. 27

Speedskating

Men's 5000m/Women's 3000m

NBCSN

8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Speedskating

Men's/Women's 500m

NBC

3 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Women's Hockey

U.S. vs. Canada

NBCSN

4 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 29

Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined

Men's/Women's Trials

NBC

1:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 29

Speedskating

Men's/Women's 1000m

NBC

3 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Speedskating

Men's/Women's 1500m

NBCSN

6 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Speedskating

Men's 10000m/Women's 5000m

NBCSN

5 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 3

Short Track

Men's/Women's 1500m

NBCSN

8 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 4

Short Track

Men's/Women's 500m

NBCSN

4 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Short Track

Men's/Women's 1000m

NBC

4 p.m.

 

The 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia, beginning February 7 until February 23, 2014. This event will mark the first time for the Russian Federation to host the said event. Russia previously hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.

For more updates and information about the 2014 Winter Games, visit the official website of the city of Sochi, at http://sochi2014.com/en/

 

 

 

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