Aussie Olympians chase gold in prime time

Get ready for some golden moments in prime time, Australian sports fans.

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games are coming to the screens of Seven, the 'OlympicsOn7' app and right here on 7Sport -- and it all starts this weekend.

The South Korean city is just two hours behind Melbourne and Sydney, one hour behind Brisbane and one hour ahead of Perth. That means you'll be able to watch Australia's strongest team chase more medals throughout the day and into the night without losing any sleep.

The team is headlined by aerial skiers and Sochi medallists Lydia Lassila and David Miller and world champions Scotty James (snowboard halfpipe) and Britt Cox (mogul skiing).

It all kicks off at 11am AEDT on Friday, before the opening ceremony entertains the world from 10pm AEDT.

Coverage will begin each day at 11am until the last events and closing ceremony conclude the two-week program on Sunday Feb 25.

And we won't have to wait long for Australia's medal hopes to find the action, with Britt Cox scheduled to compete in the moguls finals from 9.30pm AEDT on Sunday Feb11.

It only gets better from there.

Melbourne teenager Tess Coady -- born weeks after Sydney 2000 -- is a former junior snowboard world champion making the step up to the big time.

The women's snowboard slopestyle final is schedule to take place from midday on Monday Feb 12, and that night Matt Graham will chase a medal in the men's moguls finals.

The 23-year-old will hope to replicate childhood idol Dale Begg-Smith's 2006 gold for Australia when the final gets underway at 9.30pm AEDT.

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Australia's moguls hopes: Britt Cox, Matt Graham, Brodie Summers and Jakara Anthony. Pic: Getty

Aussie champion Scotty James is the nation's likely flagbearer for the opening ceremony. And from 12.30pm AEDT on Wednesday Feb14, he'll challenge the world for gold in the men's snowboard halfpipe final.

Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin, Jarryd Hughes and Adam Lambert are all vying for a place in the men's snowboard cross finals, which will take place from 3.30pm AEDT on Thursday Feb 15.

The afternoon of Friday Feb 16 could be a big one for Belle Brockhoff. The 25-year-old from Melbourne only returned from 11 months out with a knee injury this week at the final snowboard cross event before the Olympics.

The women's final will take place from 2.15pm AEDT.

Vancouver gold medallist Lydia Lassila will be joined by Laura Peel and Danielle Scott in the chasing pack for a medal in the women's aerials. Lassila stopped competing for three years after taking out bronze in Sochi but the veteran is back for one last crack at the Olympics.

The finals get underway at 10pm AEDT on Friday Feb 16.

Four years and one day after he won silver in Sochi, David Morris will vie for gold in the men's aerials finals from 10pm AEDT on Sunday Feb18.

While an expert team on the ground calls all the action from PyeongChang, The Front Bar with Mick Molloy, Sam Pang and Andy Maher returns for three special episodes on February 8, 16 and24.

Catch all the spectacular action on the screens of Seven, the 'OlympicsOn7' app and right here on 7Sport.

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