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The highly anticipated 2017 Figure Skating World Championships get underway Wednesday in Helskinki.

Action begins with the ladies short program, where 17-year-old Russian Evgenia Medvedeva–the defending World and European champ who is undefeated since November 2015–stands as the decided favorite.

“She is technically flawless, and if there is an athlete that we should be chasing, obviously it’s Yevgenia,” said Ashley Wagner, who took silver last year and is the United States’ best shot at pulling an upset.

Also on the docket for Wednesday is the pairs short program. Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford are looking to win a world title for the third straight year, though they enter with some question marks after finishing third at the Grand Prix Final and second behind Sui Wenjing and Han Cong at the Four Continents Championships.

Here’s a rundown of when and where to watch all the action:


Ladies Short Program

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Time: 3:40 a.m. ET – 9:30 a.m. ET (You can click here for the complete start order for each competitor)

TV Channel, United States: NBC Sports Network, starting at noon ET

TV Channel, Canada: CBC, starting at 8 p.m. ET

Live Stream, United States: NBC Sports Live Extra (11 a.m. ET), Sling TV (noon ET) or Ice Network (3:40 a.m. ET)

Live Stream, Canada: CBC.ca (3:40 a.m. ET)


Pairs Short Program

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Time: 11:10 a.m. ET – 4 p.m. ET (Start Order)

TV Channel, United States: NBC Sports Network, starting at 2 p.m. ET

TV Channel, Canada: CBC, starting at 8 p.m. ET (Ladies short program and pairs short program are part of same broadcast. You can find the full schedule here)

Live Stream, United States: NBC Sports Live Extra (2 p.m. ET), Sling TV (2 p.m. ET) or Ice Network (11:10 a.m. ET)

Live Stream, Canada: CBC.ca (11:10 a.m. ET)