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2010 Olympics open thread: Day 12

Excoos me, ooh ah Olympeek shampeyon? Canada certainly isn't the Olympic champions--at least not yet. Going into game 12, the Great White North sits fifth in medal-count with 10 medals (5G, 4S, 1B)--that fifth gold coming last night in the ice dance competition thanks to Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. Another five sets of medals are to be given out today, so Canadian athletes are hoping to add to that total.

The biggest event of the day today are the men's hockey qualification games. Canada's hoping to bounce back after their loss to the United States with Roberto Luongo in net as they take on Germany--they need to win to get a chance at getting a chance to get a chance at a medal. The curling tournament round robin continues today, as well, with two games for Canada's women and one for Canada's men, and the ever-exciting women's ski cross is on, too--featuring five Canadians (in 35 competitors overall).

The full schedule is after the jump, please join us through the day to talk about what's happening on the ice and snow.


  • Alpine skiing
    Men's Giant Slalom, Run 1 of 2 (12:30 p.m. EST)
    Men's Giant Slalom, Run 2 of 2 (4:00 p.m. EST)
  • Bobsleigh
    Women's, Run 1 of 4 (8:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's, Run 2 of 4 (9:10 p.m. EST)
  • Biathlon
    Women's 4 x 6km Relay (2:30 p.m. EST)
  • Curling
    Women's: Japan vs. Sweden (noon EST)
    Women's: Switzerland vs. Germany (noon EST)
    Women's: United States vs. China (noon EST)
    Women's: Canada vs. Great Britain (noon EST)
    Men's: China vs. Canada (3:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's: Sweden vs. Denmark (3:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's: Great Britain vs. Norway (3:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's: Switzerland vs. France (3:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Switzerland vs. United States (10:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Canada vs. Russia (10:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Japan vs. Denmark (10:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Sweden vs. Germany (10:00 p.m. EST)
  • Freestyle skiing
    Ladies' Ski Cross -- Qualification (1:30 p.m. EST)
    Ladies' Ski Cross -- Medal Round (4:00 p.m. EST)
  • Figure skating
    Ladies' -- Short Program (7:30 p.m. EST)
  • Hockey
    Men's Playoff Qualifier: Switzerland vs. Belarus (3:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's Playoff Qualifier: Canada vs. Germany (7:30 p.m. EST)
    Men's Playoff Qualifier: Czech Republic vs. Latvia (10:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's Playoff Qualifier: Slovakia vs. Norway (midnight EST)
  • Nordic combined
    Team Large Hill -- Ski Jumping (1:30 p.m. EST)
  • Speed skating
    Men's 10,000m (2:00 p.m. EST)
Anyone else think it's weird how, for hockey, it's 'women' playing, but for figure skating, it's 'ladies'?