What to watch today at the Olympics

Mogul stars, figure skaters highlight Canadians competing

What to watch today at the Olympics
Patrick Chan, left, and Mikael Kingsbury are among the notable Canadians competing. © Kevin Light/CBC Sports

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 to watch today:

  • Ladies' moguls qualifications, Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe, Thursday, 8 p.m. ET

Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe won gold and silver respectively four years ago in Sochi.

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Penticton, B.C., native Andi Naude enters the competition as the top-ranked Canadian woman, sitting second on this season's World Cup standings.

  • Men's figure skating team event short program, Patrick Chan, Thursday, 8 p.m. ET

Chan enters his final Olympics coming off a 10th national championship. The 27-year-old was part of Canada's silver medal squad in Sochi.

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  • Pairs figure skating team event short program, Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, Thursday, 9:45 p.m. ET

Like Chan, the Canadian duo contributed to Canada's second-place performance in the inaugural competition four years agp. Duhamel and Radford were crowned Canadian champions for a record seventh time.

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This past season, the pair were victorious at Skate Canada and were third at the Grand Prix final.

  • Men's moguls qualifications, Mikael Kingsbury, Thursday, 9:45 p.m. ET

With 47 career World Cup victories, Kingsbury stands alone atop the all-time wins list. The only thing missing from his resume is an Olympic gold medal, after finishing second to countryman Alexandre Bilodeau in Sochi.

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Marc-Antoine Gagnon, who finished fourth in that event, and Philippe Marquis are the other Canadians competing. Marquis is competing despite a torn ACL.

  • Opening Ceremony, Friday, 6 a.m. ET

Figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir carry Canada's flag, representing a record 225 athletes wearing the Red and White at a Winter Olympics.

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