Winter Olympics 2022: schedule, sports, where to watch

Winter Olympics 2022: schedule, sports, where to watch

After what seemed like a long wait for Tokyo 2020, the Beijing 2022 Winter Oympics are already here. In this article we will show you everything you need to know about Beijing 2022, from the Opening Ceremony to how to watch the Winter games online for free.

When is the 2022 Winter Olympics?

The 2022 Winter Olympics begins on Friday the 4th February 2022 and finishes on Sunday 20th February. The 2022 Winter Paralympics will then follow shortly after on March 4th and finish on March 13th. 

What is the 2022 Winter Olympics schedule?

Here is the Beijing Winter Olympics schedule. You can find it on the Olympic website where you can look at the events in more detail. This table shows the dates, the sports and when the medal event is.

Beijing 2022 schedule
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Currently there is not a similar schedule for the 2022 Winter Paralympics. 

What sports are at the 2022 Winter Olympics?

There are currently 15 sports in the Winter Olympics, each consisting of a number of different events. A complete list of all of the Winter Olympics events can be found on the official website

Winter Olympics 2022 sports
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Where to watch the 2022 Winter Olympics?

Like the Summer Olympics, the Winter Olympics is one of the most broadcast live sporting events in the world, and there are plenty of free broadcasts available in many countries. If you are currently outside of your country but want to watch your country's Olympic stream, then you can install a VPN and change your IP address.

How to watch the Winter Olympics in the US

In the US you can watch the Winter Olympics on a number of platforms: Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu and also on the Peacock TV app

How to watch the Olympics in the UK

In the UK, BBC iPlayer is the best way to watch the  2022 Winter Olympics live, and for free. There is also Eurosport Player however this is a paid service, and subscriptions cost £6.99 per month or £39.99 for a year.


In Canada coverage is shared between a number of broadcasters, such as CBC, TSN, TLN and Sportsnet.


In Australia, you can watch the Olympics on Channel 7 for free, or on 7Plus.

New Zealand

In New Zealand, you can watch the Olympics for free on TVNZ, where there is also an on-demand streaming service.

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