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Canada at the Beijing Olympics: What to Watch Sunday Night, Monday Morning – National

Canada’s first gold medal winner at Beijing Olympics will begin looking for a repeat on Day 10, with more medal opportunities in figure skating and tobogganing.

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For Canadian fans, the events will begin Sunday night and continue overnight through Monday morning.

This is the time when you can watch Canada compete (anywhere in the East).

Events with multiple matches are marked with the earliest match start time. Medal events are highlighted in bold.

This post will be continuously updated as more events are confirmed.

The women’s team has had a busy day with two round-robin sessions, first facing the Russian Olympic Committee at 8:05 p.m. ET Sunday.

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Then, at 7:05 a.m. ET Monday, the women will take on the UK.

Meanwhile, the men’s team will face Italy at 1:05 a.m. ET Monday.

Figure Skating – 8:15pm ET

Three pairs – Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha, Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Soerensen, and Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier – will compete for Canada in the freestyle ice show at 8:15 p.m. Sunday.

The combined score of Saturday freestyle and rhythmic dance will determine the final ranking.

Gilles and Poirier are the top-ranked Canadians to enter freestyle after placing sixth in rhythmic dance. Fournier Beaudry and Soerensen finished in eighth place, while Lajoie and Lagha came in 13th.

Cynthia Appiah and Christine de Bruin will race for third heat in the women’s monobob at 8:30 p.m. ET Sunday, with their goal of qualifying the fourth and final heatwave at 10 p.m. ET.

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The two-person sled competition will then kick off with the first two matches starting at 7:05 a.m. ET Monday. The second heat wave begins at 8:40 a.m. ET.

Justin Kripps and Cam Stones, Christopher Spring and Mike Evelyn, and Taylor Austin and Jay Dearborn will race to Canada.

The event will then move on to Tuesday with the next two turns – the last one will decide the final ranking.

Snowboarding – 8:30pm ET

The men’s and women’s major air qualifiers will see athletes make three runs down the field in hopes of reaching the final on Tuesday.

The ladies will begin the day off at 8:30 p.m. ET Sunday, with Jasmine Baird, Laurie Blouin and Brooke Voigt representing Canada.

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Then, the men’s turn kicks off at 12:30 a.m. ET Monday, with Canada representatives Max Parrot, Mark McMorris, Darcy Sharpe and Sebastien Toutant.

Parrot and McMorris took gold and bronze, respectively, in the sloppy event last week.

The women’s semi-final kicks off with Team Canada against Switzerland at 11:10 p.m. ET Sunday.

Canada is undefeated against Beijing and is looking to regain its gold after settling in silver at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang.

The team will have an 11-0 loss to Sweden in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Freestyle skiing – 11:30pm ET

The men’s freestyle skiing competition will be conducted with two qualifying runs starting at 11:30 p.m. ET Sunday.

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Canada will be represented by Teal Harle, Evan McEachern, Max Moffatt and Edouard Therriault.

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