The 2022 Winter Olympics take centre stage in February, with China hosting just over two weeks of thrilling top-class action.
The prestigious event runs from February 4-20 and will be staged across three zones – Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou.
Norway, Germany and Canada are expected to be frequent medal winners, while the United States, Netherlands and Sweden are other countries who excel at winter sports.
The all-time Winter Olympics medals count features mostly European countries but hosts China will have a good chance of climbing the all-time table.
Read on as we provide you with a guide to the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Winter Olympics 2022 Schedule
The opening ceremony in the Beijing National Stadium on February 4 will kick off just over a fortnight of high-quality winter sports action.
There are three events on the first day – curling, figure skating and ice hockey – with another 12 sports joining the party over the following two weeks.
The event concludes on February 20 with four sports reaching their climax – bobsleigh, cross-country skiing, curling and ice hockey.
Winter Olympics 2022 Venues
The following venues will be used to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics.
- Beijing National Indoor Stadium – Ice hockey
- Beijing National Stadium – Opening and closing ceremony
- National Speed Skating Oval – Speed skating
- Beijing National Aquatics Centre – Curling
- Capital Indoor Stadium – Figure skating, short track speed skating
- Wukesong Sports Centre – Ice hockey
- Big Air Shougang – Big air
- Xiaohaituo Alpine Skiing Field – Alpine skiing
- Xiaohaituo Bobsleigh, Skeleton and Luge Track – Bobsleigh, skeleton, luge
- Kuyangshu Biathlon Field – Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country)
- Kuyangshu Ski Jumping Field – Ski jumping, Nordic combined (ski jumping)
- Hualindong Ski Resort – Biathlon
- Genting Ski Resort – Snowboarding (slopestyle, half-pipe), freestyle skiing
- Taiwu Ski Resort – Snowboarding (cross), freestyle skiing
- Wanlong Ski Resort – Snowboarding (parallel slalom)
Winter Olympics 2022 Sports
There will be a total of 109 medal events across the following 15 sports:
- Alpine Skiing
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Figure Skating
- Freestyle Skiing
- Nordic Combined
- Short Track
- Ski Jumping
- Speed Skating
How to Watch the 2022 Winter Olympics
These are the first Winter Olympics where Eurosport will be the primary rights holder in the United Kingdom.
The BBC will provide a limited amount of coverage on free-to-air television. Broadcasters in other countries worldwide are as follows:
- Armenia – APMTV
- Australia – Seven Network
- Asia – Dentsu
- Belgium – RTBF, VRT
- Brazil – Grupo Globo
- Canada – CBC/Radio-Canada, Bell Media
- China – CCTV, Migu
- Colombia – Caracol Television
- Croatia – HRT
- Denmark – DR, TV 2
- Estonia – Postimees Group
- Europe – Eurosport
- Finland – Yle
- France = France Televisions
- Germany – ARD, ZDF
- Greece – ERT
- Hungary – MTVA
- Iceland – RUV
- Japan – Japan Consortium
- Kazakhstan – Khabar, RTRK
- Kosovo – RTK
- Latin America – America Movil
- Lithuania – TV3
- Macau – TDM
- Malaysia – Astro, RTM, Unifi TV
- MENA – beIN SPORTS
- Netherlands – NOS
- New Zealand – Sky
- North Korea – SBS
- Pacific Islands – Sky
- Peru – Grupo ATV
- Poland – TVP
- Serbia – RTS
- Singapore – Mediacorp
- Slovenia – RTV
- South Africa – SABC, SuperSport
- South Korea – SBS
- Spain – RTVE
- Sub-Saharan Africa – Econet Media, Infront Sports & Media, SuperSport
- Thailand – Plan B
- United States – NBCUniversal
You can also see our live sports streaming sites list to find more options to stream the Winter Olympics live online.
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