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2024 World Figure Skating Championships Livestream: How to Watch the Competition Online

The best figure skaters in the world descend upon Montreal, Canada this week for the 2024 World Figure Skating Championships.

This year’s event officially runs from March 18-24, though the actual competition kicks off on Wednesday, March 20.

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Want to watch this year’s World Figure Skating Championships? Here’s what you need to know.

World Figure Skating Championships 2024 Dates, Time, Location

As mentioned above, the 2024 World Figure Skating Championships will take place in Montreal at the famed Bell Centre, home to the NHL’s Montreal Canadiens. The competition will run over three days, from March 20 to 23, with the exhibition gala on Sunday, March 24.

How to Watch 2024 World Figure Skating Championships on TV

This year’s event is airing across NBC and USA Network. If you want to watch the World Figure Skating Championships on TV, you’ll need a cable package that includes NBC and USA. Don’t have cable? There are a few ways to watch the competition online.

How to Watch 2024 World Figure Skating Championships Online

This year’s World Figure Skating Championships are streaming online exclusively on Peacock. The streaming service will have a live feed of every event, beginning with the pairs short program on March 20 through to the exhibition gala on March 24.

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A Peacock subscription costs just $5.99 and lets you watch live figure skating on your phone, laptop, tablet or TV through the Peacock app. You’ll also be able to watch figure skating replays on-demand to rewatch your favorite teams and programs.

Another way to livestream the World Figure Skating Championships online? Use a live TV streaming service like DirecTV Stream or Fubo. Both services include USA Network as part of its channel lineup.

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How to Livestream 2024 World Figure Skating Championships Online Free

Want to watch the World Figure Skating Championships online for free? While Peacock doesn’t offer a free trial, you can watch live coverage on USA Network for free through DirecTV Stream and Fubo.

DirecTV Stream has a 5-day free trial that you can get here. Fubo, meantime, offers a 7-day free trial that will let you livestream the World Figure Skating Championships online free. Use your free trial to watch the events on USA Network as they air live. Fubo’s free trial also includes DVR in case you want to record the competition and programs to watch back on-demand.

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You could also use a virtual private network like ExpressVPN to access a free World Figure Skating Championships livestream on Canadian broadcaster CBC’s website. NordVPN is another good option, offering a free trial. Use it to test out their VPN service and change your IP location to Canada, to access the Canadian live feed.

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2024 World Figure Skating Championships Skaters, Predictions

Japan has three of the four defending figure skating World Champions, with Shoma Ono, Kaori Sakamoto, and Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara as defending Men’s, Women’s and Pairs World Champs respectively. Americans Madison Chock and Evan Bates are the defending champions in Ice Dance.

All of the above athletes are back for this year’s World Championships and are predicted to once again top the podium. Other contenders include in the men’s event include Japan’s Yuma Kagiyama (the 2022 Olympic silver medalist); two-time U.S. Champ Ilia Malinin (a.k.a. the “Quad God”); and 2024 European Champion Adam Siao Him Fa, from France.

On the women’s side, defending champ Sakamoto will be challenged by European Champ Loena Hendrickx, and Japanese teammate Hana Yoshida, who recently became just the 19th woman to successfully land a triple axel in competition. Newly-crowned U.S. women’s champ Amber Glenn could also land on the podium.

The pairs competition looks like a showdown between Japan, Canada and Italy, with Miura/Kihara; the Canadian veterans Deanna Stellato-Dudek and Maxime Deschamps; and reigning bronze medalists Sara Conti and Niccolò Macii from Italy.

And the ice dance podium will also likely be a three-country affair, with Chock and Bates from the U.S.; Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier from Canada; and Charlène Guignard and Marco Fabbri from Italy all fighting for the gold medal.

How to Get 2024 World Figure Skating Championships Tickets

Tickets to this year’s World Figure Skating Championships are still available on Ticketmaster, as well as secondary sites like Vivid Seats and SeatGeek. Looking for discounted tickets to the World Figure Skating Championships? Use promo code HOLLYWOOD10 for $10 off at SeatGeek and THR2024 for $20 off at VividSeats.com.

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World Figure Skating Championships 2024 Schedule

Here is a look at the 2024 World Figure Skating Championships schedule (all times in PT).

Pairs Short Program

9:00 a.m.

March 20

Women’s Short Program

2:00 p.m.

March 20

Men’s Short Program

8:10 a.m.

March 21

Pairs Free Program

6:10 p.m.

March 21

Rhythm Dance

8:20 a.m.

March 22

Women’s Free

3:00 p.m.

March 22

Free Dance

10:30 p.m.

March 23

Men’s Free

3:00 p.m.

March 23

Exhibition Gala

11:00 a.m.

March 25

(all times Pacific)

The 2024 World Championships will mark Canada’s 11th time hosting. Montreal was originally scheduled to host the 2020 World Championships, but they were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Watch the World Figure Skating Championships live online on PeacockTV.com.

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