This years multi-sport event kicks off from the 4th and will come to climax on 20th February 2022, in Beijing in the People’s Republic of China.
In the USA, NBCUniversal holds the exclusive rights to broadcast the 2022 Winter Olympics, while CBC, Sportsnet and TSN have the exclusive rights for the Canadian audience.
How to watch the Winter Olympics Beijing 2022 in the USA – Livestream and TV Guide
You can watch NBC Universal on Hulu, Roku, NBC App and its streaming platform Peacock TV.
How to watch the Winter Olympics Beijing 2022 in Canada – Livestream and TV Guide
CBC, Sportsnet and TSN
You can watch CBC on Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV official app and stream CBC/CBC Gem.
Live streaming through Sportsnet NOW Mobile App.
TSN Channels: TSN1, TSN 2, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5, TSN 4K.
Are you warming up for the Winter Olympics in Beijing this 2022? Well, you have no problem at all as we took our time to bring you the list of sports that would be present at the event and explain the details of the sport.
Know about the sports at the Winter Olympics
1. Alpine skiing
Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, players are seen sliding down snow-covered slopes on skis with fixed heel bindings. It one of the fascinating recreational sports in the world
The biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. Here, participating athletes or players are in a shooting race through a cross-country trail.
Contestants have to be careful not to miss a shot. Else, missed shots would result in extra distance or additional time, which could lead to a poor finish in the end.
Bobsleigh or bobsled involves making timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sleigh. Here, speed matters, so you and your teammates should make the finish line as fast as possible.
4. Cross-country skiing
Cross-country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers have to move across snow-covered terrain. Cross-country skiing is one of the most enjoyable recreational activities in the world.
In the Curling sport, two teams, each with four players, take turns sliding heavy. Players slide stones on a sheet of ice toward a target area.
6. Figure skating
Figure skating is a sport where individual groups perform figure skates on ice. Separate disciplines are also combined into a team event, usually male and female.
7. Freestyle skiing
Freestyle skiing is a sport in which skiers perform aerial flips and spins and can include skiers sliding rails and boxes on their skis.
8. Ice hockey
Ice hockey is a contact sport played by two teams on ice skates. It is one of the most popular sports in the world.
Luge is a sport that involves is a small one or two-person sledge on which one sledge supine.
10. Nordic combined
Athletes compete in cross-country skiing and ski jumping.
12. Short track speed skating
Short track speed skating is competitive ice speed skating. It involves multiple skaters on an oval ice track.
Skeleton is a sliding sport in which a person rides a small sledge down a frozen track while lying face down and head-first. It is also known as a skeleton bobsled.
11. Ski jumping
Ski Jumping is a type of sport that involves competitors aiming to achieve the farthest jump after sliding down from a curved high track or designed ramp on their skis.
Snowboarding involves descending a snow-covered slope on a snowboard.
13. Speed skating
Speed Skating is a sport involving competitors racing each other in the distance on skates.
In Beijing 2022, over 2,825 athletes from 91 countries would battle for a winners position in the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals categories.
North America & Caribbean
- United States
- Virgin Islands
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Puerto Rico
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- Great Britain
- Republic of Ireland
- North Macedonia
- Russian Olympic Committee (ROC)
- San Marino
- China (Host)
- Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)
- South Korea
- Saudi Arabia
- New Zealand
- Hong Kong
- East Timor
Do not miss the action. Watch the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing via NBCUniversal in the USA and TSN, Sportsnet and CBC in Canada.