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Sport World Nordic skiing championships highlight winter sports TV schedule

06:10  24 february  2021
06:10  24 february  2021 Source:   nbcsports.com

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How to watch the 2021 World Nordic Skiing Championships , featuring cross-country, Nordic combined and ski jumping, on NBC Sports . Elsewhere, the Alpine skiing World Cup resumes following the two-week world championships . Mikaela Shiffrin is sitting out speed races, as she has done all season, but American Breezy Johnson will go for her first World Cup win in downhills on Friday and Saturday.

Bobsled world championships highlight upcoming winter sports programming on NBC Sports , Olympic Channel and Peacock Premium. No American has won a world title in any Winter Olympic event since, in part due to the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc with schedules . Humphries, with dual Olympian Lolo Jones as her push athlete, won the most recent World Cup on Sunday. Fellow American and triple Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor took second in that race, heading into her first world championships since 2019.

Jessie Diggins is a headliner at the world Nordic skiing championships this week, airing on NBC Sports, Olympic Channel and Peacock Premium.

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Diggins, the Tour de Ski champion and cross-country skiing World Cup overall leader, eyes medals in Oberstdorf, Germany.

Her best individual event — the 10km freestyle — is next week, but this week she’s expected to race her Olympic gold-medal event — the two-person team sprint on Sunday.

Worlds open with the individual men’s and women’s sprints on Thursday. Diggins took silver in that event at worlds in 2017, when it was in her preferred freestyle technique. This year, it’s classic skiing.

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The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships is a biennial nordic skiing event organized by the International Ski Federation (FIS). The World Championships was started in 1925 for men and

Mikaela Shiffrin races for more gold medals as the world Alpine skiing championships conclude this week, live on NBC Sports , Olympic Channel and Peacock Premium . Shiffrin, who took super-G bronze and combined gold in her first two races at worlds to become the most decorated U.S. skier in The world biathlon championships also conclude this week. If an American finishes in the top six in an individual event — yet to happen — he or she will become the first athlete to qualify for the 2022 U.S. Olympic team. So far, Norwegian Tiril Eckhoff has been the standout, earning golds in all three events

Nordic combined and ski jumping events also take place starting Thursday.

Elsewhere, the Alpine skiing World Cup resumes following the two-week world championships.

Mikaela Shiffrin is sitting out speed races, as she has done all season, but American Breezy Johnson will go for her first World Cup win in downhills on Friday and Saturday.


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World Nordic Skiing Championships — Oberstdorf, Germany

Day Time (ET) Event Network
Thursday 5:30 a.m. Sprint Finals Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
11 a.m. Women’s Normal Hill Ski Jump Peacock | STREAM LINK
12:30 p.m.* Women’s Normal Hill Ski Jump Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK
1 p.m.* Sprint Finals NBCSN | STREAM LINK
Friday 4:15 a.m. Men’s Nordic Comb. NH Ski Jump Peacock | STREAM LINK
9 a.m.* Men’s Nordic Comb. NH Ski Jump Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK
10 a.m. Men’s Nordic Comb. NH 10km Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
11:15 a.m. Women’s Team Ski Jump Peacock | STREAM LINK
1 p.m.* Women’s Team Ski Jump Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK
2:30 p.m. Men’s Normal Hill Ski Jump Qual. Peacock | STREAM LINK
Saturday 4 a.m. Women’s Nordic Comb. NH Ski Jump Peacock | STREAM LINK
5:45 a.m. Women’s Skiathlon 15km Peacock | STREAM LINK
7:30 a.m. Men’s Skiathlon 30km Peacock | STREAM LINK
9:30 a.m. Women’s Nordic Comb. NH 5km Peacock | STREAM LINK
10:30 a.m. Men’s Normal Hill Ski Jump Peacock | STREAM LINK
11 a.m.* Women’s Skiathlon 15km Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK
12 p.m.* Men’s Skiathlon 30km Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK
Sunday 4 a.m. Men’s Team Nordic Comb. Ski Jump Peacock | STREAM LINK
7 a.m. Team Sprints Peacock | STREAM LINK
8 a.m.* Men’s Team Nordic Comb. Ski Jump Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK
9 a.m. Men’s Team Nordic Comb. XC Relay Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
10:30 a.m.* Team Sprints Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK
11 a.m. Mixed Team Ski Jump Peacock | STREAM LINK

Alpine Skiing World Cup — Val di Fassa, Italy (women) and Bansko, Bulgaria (men)

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Nordic Skiing . The schedule for the Alpine Ski World Cup 2020/2021 is set: Over 80 races will decide who will be celebrating holding one of the crystal globes in the end. Also public TV stations broadcast the races on TV and via livestream on the net, if winter sports are popular in this country. I am over 70, have never been on skis , but it is the only sport I enjoy watching on television .

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Day Time (ET) Event Network
Friday 5:45 a.m. Women’s Downhill Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
7 p.m.* Women’s Downhill NBCSN | STREAM LINK
Saturday 4 a.m. Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1 Peacock | STREAM LINK
5 a.m. Women’s Downhill Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
7 a.m. Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2 Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
6:30 p.m.* Women’s Downhill NBCSN | STREAM LINK
Sunday 4 a.m. Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1 Peacock | STREAM LINK
5 a.m. Women’s Super-G Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
7 a.m. Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2 Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK
2 p.m.* Women’s Super-G NBCSN | STREAM LINK

Freestyle Skiing World Cup — Bakuriani, Georgia

Day Time (ET) Event Network
Saturday 2:30 a.m. Men’s and Women’s Ski Cross Peacock | STREAM LINK
Sunday 2:30 a.m. Team Ski Cross Peacock | STREAM LINK

*Delayed broadcast

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Nordic skiing: Johaug bounces back to claim skiathlon gold for Norway

  Nordic skiing: Johaug bounces back to claim skiathlon gold for Norway Nordic skiing: Johaug bounces back to claim skiathlon gold for NorwayJohaug crashed to the snow after colliding with Karlsson, who broke a ski pole in the clash, towards the end of the first of four laps, which allowed Andersson to briefly cruise into the lead as the second lap began.

See more of FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Seefeld 2019 on Facebook. Exactly one year ago the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Seefeld 2019 has made history! We look back on the event once again and ask you to participate in the survey about the image of the event. ☺️. Among all participants 2 x 2 tickets for the Vierschanzentournee Innsbruck 2021 in Innsbruck will be raffled!

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017 was the 40th World Championships in nordic skiing and took place in Lahti, Finland from 22 February to 5 March 2017.

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Star disqualification, broken ski pole mar cross-country worlds 50km finish .
Norwegian Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo appeared to make history in the national sport of cross-country skiing. Minutes later, he walked off without a medal.Klaebo, the 24-year-old phenom, crossed the finish line first in the 50km classic finale of worlds in Oberstdorf, Germany, holding off countryman Emil Iversen and Russian Aleksander Bolshunov in a sprint after 2 hours, 10 minutes on course.

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