Winter Olympics Sochi 2014

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Sochi Day 9: What to Watch

Tune in to the ice dancing competition, super-G, snowboard cross and speed skating events

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    Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States compete in the Figure Skating Team Ice Dance - Short Dance during day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

    The action continues in Sochi Sunday with figure skating's ice dancing competition, an event the U.S. dominates and is favored to win. A victory in the Ice Palace would serve as a nice pick-me-up for the team after the U.S. men failed to crack the top three in their individual competition.

    Snowboard cross also makes its Sochi Olympic debut with the women's competition. In the elimination-style race, two snowboarders at a time go head-to-head down a course peppered with banks, moguls and other obstacles.

    The men's super-G, meanwhile, was rescheduled to 1 a.m. ET in hopes that the temperatures will be a little more winter-like at that time.

    Here are the viewing details on the day's events:

    1 a.m. ET: U.S. Alpine skiers Bode Miller and Ted Ligety have another chance to redeem themselves after disappointing finishes in the men's super combined. Neither decorated Olympic vet has notched a medal at the Sochi Games. Watch them try for their first in the men's super-G here.

    Or, if you're still catching up on Saturday, tune into NBC for replays of the women's super-G, the 1500m speed skate race, men's skeleton finals, men's 1000m short track finals and large hill ski jumping.

    12 a.m. ET: This could be it for the U.S. men's curling team. Currently 2-4, if they don't manage to beat Canada (5-2) they will lose any shot for a medal. Tune in here.

    3 a.m. ET:  For more hockey action after Saturday's thrilling U.S. win over Russia, tune in for the first game of the day, Austria-Norway, here.

    4:15 a.m. ET: Snowboarding is back for its second-to-last event of the Games — snowboard cross. Women kick it off at 2 a.m. with a seeding round, followed by quarter-, semi-finals and finals. American Lindsey Jacobellis is one of the favorites going into the event, along with Canadian Dominque Maltais. The 2006 Olympic silver medalist could have had the gold. She attempted a fancy and unnecessary jump at the end of the Turin course, blowing the landing and falling out of gold medal position. Some accused her of showboating. In 2010 she failed to make it to the medal round and is looking for redemption at Sochi. Tune in  here at 4:15 a.m. when the action heads up in the semis. 

    7:30 a.m. ET: A day after USA's match-up against Russia, both teams take to the ice again. The U.S. plays Slovenia and is expected to easily clinch a spot in the quarterfinals, while Russia takes on Slovakia. Watch the U.S. game here, and Russia here.

    9 a.m. ET: The women's 1500m is the last speed skating race on the Sochi schedule that any U.S. racer has a realistic shot at winning. The skaters to keep an eye on are Heather Richardson, who finished 7th in the 1000m and Brittany Bowe, who was right behind her in that race, and came in 8th. The team already tried swapping suits for more speed. But that didn't appear to help the men's team, who, like the women, have suffered a string of disappointing finishes at the Sochi Games. Tune in to the 1500m here.

    10 a.m. ET: Figure skating continues with the U.S.-dominant ice dancing competition. Two teams are expected to fight for the gold: Team USA's Meryl Davis and Charlie White ("Marlie") and Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. Tune in here.

    Meanwhile, the men's biathlon 15k mass start gets underway. Watch that event live here.

    11:15 a.m. ET: It's bobsled time. The men's two-man teams take their first two runs of the Games. tune in here.

    12 p.m. ET: Catch the last men's hockey game of the day (Canada vs. Finland) here.

    3 p.m. ET: NBC has afternoon replays of the women's snowboarding competition and the 4x10km cross-country relay.

    7 pm. ET/PT: NBC replays the super-G Alpine race, snowboarding, figure skating, bobsledding and speed skating.