Here’s What You Missed Yesterday at the Winter Olympics

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The 2022 Winter Olympics are underway and NBC Sports has you covered with how to watch and stream every event. Keep reading to find the highlights from yesterday’s coverage of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

For a look ahead at the live-stream schedule for this morning, afternoon, and tonight refer to our daily what to watch for the Olympics guide. For a look at what is in store for the rest of the games, check out our Winter Olympics day-by-day guide. For a full live streaming schedule and to see what Olympic events are on right now, check out the NBC Olympics live schedule page.

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Check back every day for updated event recaps, of the biggest moments of the previous day.

What happened at the 2022 Winter Olympics yesterday?

Saturday, February 18th Olympic Highlights:

Finland wins its first-ever hockey gold medal:

Finland defeated the Russian Olympic Committee 2-1 to claim its first gold medal in Olympic ice hockey – men’s or women’s. It’s their seventh medal overall in men’s hockey (two silver, four bronze).

Ice Hockey – Men’s
Gold Finland
Silver ROC
Bronze Slovakia

Jessie Diggins wins silver in mass start, becomes first non-European medalist:

Jessie Diggins (Afton, Minnesota) took the silver in the Women’s 30km marking her second medal of the Beijing Games. She is now the most-decorated cross-country American skier ever with three medals, one of every color. Diggins is the 6th American to win two medals in Beijing. (Diggins, Nathan Chen, Madison Hubbell, Zach Donohue, Elana Meyers Taylor, and Lindsey Jacobellis).

Cross Country Skiing – Women’s 30km
Gold Therese Johaug (Norway)
Silver Jessie Diggins (USA)
Bronze Kerttu Niskanen (Finland)


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Team USA, once again, wins women’s medal count at Winter Olympics:

The U.S. finished ranked fifth in the overall medal standings finishing with a total of 25 medals (8 gold, 10 silver, 7 bronze). However, the American women brought home the majority of the hardware winning 17 medals. See the full breakdown here.

2022 Winter Olympics medal count

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Winter Olympics news, live streaming, and TV schedule options

Note: Times and events are subject to change. Check NBCOlympics.com for the most up-to-date live schedule.

See below for more detail on how you can keep up with how to watch the 109 medal events across the following 15 sports:

Additionally, the 2022 Winter Olympics will feature seven new events: Women’s Monobob, Men’s and Women’s Big Air (Freestyle Skiing), Mixed Team Snowboard Cross, Mixed Team Aerials, Mixed Team Short Track Relay, and Mixed Team Ski Jumping.