What to watch today at the Olympics: Feb. 9-10

Speed skater Charles Hamelin could be Canada's 1st medallist as he defends 1,500-metre title

What to watch today at the Olympics: Feb. 9-10
Charles Hamelin could win Canada's first medal in Pyeongchang as he looks to defend his Olympic 1,500-metre short track title. © Paul Gilham/Getty Images

CBC's daily broadcast schedule:

7 p.m. to 2 a.m. ET, Olympic Games Primetime, with Scott Russell

2 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET, Olympic Games Overnight with Craig Morris and Kelly VanderBeek

6 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, Olympic Games Morning, with Andi Petrillo and Alexandre Despatie

Canadians in action:

  • Curling mixed doubles, Canada vs. Switzerland, Friday, 7 p.m. ET

Following a tournament-opening loss to Norway, Canada's Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris have won three straight in curling mixed doubles. The duo will look to make it four in a row when they take on tournament favourite Switzerland at 7 p.m. ET. Lawes and Morris will then play the Olympic Athletes from Russia team for their second match of the Olympic day at 6 a.m. ET. 

  • Snowboard slopestyle men's qualifying, Friday, 8 p.m. ET

Canadians ​Mark McMorris, Max Parrot, Sebastien Toutant could pull off a podium sweep, but have to get through qualifying first. McMorris won bronze in the sport's debut in Sochi four years ago. Parrott is a eight-time X Games medallist, but is seeking to land his first Olympic podium finish. Sebastien Toutant is a two-time Olympian whose slopestyle abilities have already turned heads on snowboard's biggest stages. Tyler Nicholson, in his first Olympics, rounds out the Canadians competing.

  • Cross-country skiing women's 7.5 km x 7.5 km skiathlon, Saturday, 2:15 a.m. ET

The first medal of the Pyeonchang Olympics is up for grabs in the women's 7.5 km x 7.5 km skiathlon. 

  • Men's short track speed skating 1,500 metres, Saturday, 5 a.m. ET

Olympic veteran Charles Hamelin could put Canada on the medal table as he looks to defend his 2014 Olympic title. He'll have some competition from countryman Samuel Girard, who was the silver medallist at the 2017 world championships. Hamelin has said Pyeongchang will be his final Olympic Games.

  • Women's long track speed skating 3,000 metres, Saturday, 6 a.m. ET

Ivanie Blondin is yet another medal contender for Canada. She finished fourth at last year's world championships and won World Cup gold in her final race before Pyeongchang.