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2014 Winter Olympics preview Day 15 Canadian edition

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Four years ago at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, the Canadian men's long track speed skating pursuit team stunned the sports world by beating the United States to win the gold medal. On Saturday at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Lucas Makowsky of Regina, Saskatchewan, Mathieu Giroux of Montreal, Quebec and Denny Morrison of Chetwynd, British Columbia will try to repeat their magic when they face the Polish trio of Zbigniew Brodka, Konrad Niedzwiedzki and Jan Szymanski (CBC, 6:50 a.m.).

Meanwhile in men's parallel slalom snowboarding, there are two Canadians who are in the hunt for a medal (CBC, 2:30 a.m.). Blueberry farmer Jasey-Jay Anderson of Val-Morin, Quebec, who won a gold medal in the men's parallel giant slalom snowboarding event at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, qualified fifteenth and Michael Lambert of Toronto qualified sixteenth.

Here are the events that will be decided on Saturday with my pre-Olympic predictions:

Women's parallel slalom snowboarding (CBC, 2:15 a.m.):

Gold--Patrizia Kummer--Switzerland
Silver--Marion Kreiner--Austria
Bronze--Ekaterina Tudegesheva--Russia

Men's parallel slalom snowboarding (CBC, 2:30 a.m.):

Gold--Simon Schoch--Switzerland
Silver--Andreas Prommegger--Austria
Bronze--Nevin Galmarini--Switzerland

Women's 30km cross country skiing (TSN, 2:30 a.m.):

Gold--Marit Bjoergen--Norway
Silver--Justyna Kowalczyk--Poland
Bronze--Therese Johaug--Norway

Men's slalom (Sportsnet, 5:30 a.m.):

Gold--Felix Neureuther--Germany
Silver--Marcel Hirscher--Austria
Bronze--Mario Matt--Austria

Women's speed skating team pursuit (CBC. 6:30 a.m.):

Gold--Netherlands
Silver--Poland
Bronze--Canada

Men's speed skating team pursuit (CBC, 6:50 a.m.):

Gold--Netherlands
Silver--South Korea
Bronze--Norway

Men's biathlon relay (Sportsnet, 7:30 a.m.):

Gold--Norway
Silver--Germany
Bronze--Russia

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