Re NBCOlympics.com live streaming (not to be confused with NBCSN):
Access to Sochi 2014 live streaming will require validation (same as for London 2012), as previously announced.
FAQ and video explanation from Ryan Seacrest here:
Excerpt of the text FAQ:
What do I need to watch video on NBCOlympics.com/LiveExtra?
You must be a subscriber to a TV provider video package that includes specific NBCU networks (varies by provider). You will also need to provide your online credentials during the verification process.
Dec 16 press release -- on the first day that customers were able to complete the verification process -- includes instructions:
Cross-posting from the thread in The Edge:
Originally Posted by Chemistry66
One little caveat
NBCSN will not
be showing the first day of team skating competition (which takes place the day before the opening ceremony).
So team/pairs SP and team/men's SP will not be shown.
Official NBC press release:
Following is a breakdown of NBCSN’s figure skating coverage (from the press release):
Date Time (ET) Event/Program
Sat., Feb. 8 9:30 a.m. Team Event: Ice Dancing Short, Ladies’ Short, Pairs’ Free
Sun., Feb. 9 10 a.m. Team Event: Men’s Free, Ice Dancing Free, Ladies’ Free
Tues., Feb. 11 10 a.m. Pairs Short
Wed., Feb. 12 10:45 a.m. Pairs Free
Thurs., Feb. 13 10 a.m. Men’s Short
Fri., Feb. 14 10 a.m. Men’s Free
Sun., Feb. 16 10 a.m. Ice Dancing Short
Mon., Feb. 17 10 a.m. Ice Dancing Free
Wed., Feb. 19 10 a.m. Ladies’ Short
Thurs., Feb. 20 10 a.m. Ladies’ Free