2010 Winter Olympics TV Schedule: What To Watch on Feb. 25
Seven medals will be handled out on Thursday's action, punctuated by the gold medal match in Women's Ice Hockey and Women's Figure Skating. The United States takes on Canada in highly rated affair that will pit the two border rivals for the biggest prize in women's hockey.
Later tonight, Women's Figure Skating reaches its highest point with the free skate event that will lead to medals.
Five additional pieces of hardware will be handed out, including the bronze medal game in Women's Hockey and the gold medal in Men's Aerial Skiing. Look inside to see when it all happens.
Women's Hockey - Gold Medal Game
The U.S. Women's hockey team goes for its first gold medal since the 1998 Winter Games in Nagano. The U.S. and Canada meet in the gold medal match for the first time since 2002 in Salt Lake City which Canada won.
Canada is the defending gold medalist, while the U.S. team won the bronze at the 2006 Games. The puck drops at 3:30 p.m. local time
Women's Hockey - Bronze Medal Game
Sweden goes for its third consecutive Olympic medal when it takes on rival Finland at 11:00 a.m. local time. Sweden won the silver at the 2006 Games and a bronze at the 2002 Games.
Finland, conversely, has not won a medal since the 1998 Games when it won the bronze. Sweden comes off a 9-1 loss to the United States. Finland lost 5-0 to Canada in the semifinals.
Women's Figure Skating
The gold medal in Women's Figure Skating will be handed out tonight. Korean Yu-Na Kim enters tonight's free skate in first place with Japan's Mao Asada and Canada's Joannie Rochette in third. American Rachael Flatt ranks fifth in the competition but could be on the outside looking for a medal barring a significant failure by those ahead of her.
Men's Aerial Skiing Final
The final of Men's Aerial Skiing goes off at 6:00 p.m. local time. Canada has another strong shot at the gold with Steve Omnischl and Kyle Nissen among the favorites to take the top of the podium. American Jeret Peterson (pictured) is a bit on the outside but could snag a spot on the podium with a strong performance. The Chinese team, led by Guangpu Qi, cannot be overlooked.
Women's Giant Slalom - Medal Run
The final run of Women's Giant Slalom goes off today at 9:30 a.m. local time. Austria's Elisabeth Goergl (pictured) sits in the top spot entering the medal run with France's Taina Barioz 0.02 seconds behind and Austrian teammate Kathrin Zettel 0.16 seconds behind. American Sarah Schleper begins the race 1.07 seconds behind the leader. Julia Mancuso, a two-time silver medalist in Vancouver, is 1.30 seconds behind Goergl.