Where is the Winter Olympics 2022 being held? Date, Time, Venue, USA TV Schedule and Streaming options



The Winter Olympics are finally here and here are all the details of the date, time, venue, streaming options and USA TV schedule 

The Winter Olympics are one of the biggest sporting events in the world. This year’s competition has 91 nations participating in 109 events taking place across 15 disciplines.

While this is not as big as the Summer Olympics, this still is a chance for some athletes to etch their names in history.

The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing, China. This is the second Olympic Games the city will have held after being host to the 2008 Summer Olympics. Beijing also became the first city to host both the games.

Beijing is home to the 2022 Winter Olympics
USA’s Brianna Decker is taken out of the rink on a trolley after colliding with Finland’s Ronja Savolainen (out of frame) during their women’s preliminary round group A match of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games ice hockey competition, at the Wukesong Sports Centre in Beijing on February 3, 2022. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP) (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images)

There are a few events taking place in Yanqing and Chongli, but the majority of the show will take place in Beijing.

Winter Olympics 2022 date 

The opening ceremony will take place on 4 February 2022 and the competition will end on 20 February. 

However, some of the tournaments and events actually start off from 2 February. These would be the curling, freestyle skiing and ice hockey competitions. It is to be noted that the competition will go on even after the 2nd and 3rd of February since these are the initial rounds for these events. 

Winter Olympics 2022 time 

The events are spread throughout the day with most of them starting at 6:30 AM (ET) and going on well into the night.

The time difference between China and the US does make it difficult to follow all the sports. However, the daily Olympic schedule provides a great opportunity to check out the listing and what times the sports are held.

Some of the events also start at 3:30 AM (ET), which is a tough time to wake up to and follow the sport.

Winter Olympics 2022 venue 

The Winter Olympics will be held in three zones with Beijing hosting most of the competitions. The capital of China will host the opening and closing ceremony and award shows at the Beijing National Stadium.

A photo of the Olympic village
A general of the Olympic Village at the National Sliding Centre in Yanqing district, Beijing, is seen on February 3, 2022 ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. (Photo by Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP via Getty Images)

The Beijing National Aquatics Center, Beijing National Indoor Stadium, National Speed Skating Oval, Capital Indoor Stadium, Wukesong Sports Centre and Big Air Shougang will hold all the events. There is also the Winter Olympic Village which will house the athletes. 

The Yanqing zone has the National Alpine Ski Centre, National Sliding Centre and the Olympic Village. While the Chongli district has the Snow Ruyi, National Biathlon Centre, Genting Snow Part, National Cross-Country Centre and the Zhangjiakou Olympic Village and Medals Plaza. 

Winter Olympics 2022 USA TV Schedule 

A total of 224 athletes will represent the USA in the 2022 Winter Olympics. 116 men and 108 women will be part of the show and the US will hope to win the competition outright.

There are several sports where the US athletes will participate and you can track the schedules both on the Olympic website and the NBC site.

The timing on the Olympic website is based on the local region. However, that can be changed basis your location. 

The Winter Olympics has several new competitions
Austria’s Hannah Prock takes part in the women’s singles luge training session at the Yanqing National Sliding Centre in Yanqing on February 3, 2022, ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. (Photo by Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP via Getty Images)

The NBC website has a great breakdown of each event and when it is going to take place, and will be updated after the performance of the American stars. 

The NBC site also allows you to sync your calendar with all the events, thus ensuring you will never miss out on any of the action. 

Winter Olympics 2022 streaming options 

The 2022 Winter Olympics will be shown on NBC. NBC is the home of the Olympics for the USA and CNBC, USA and the Olympic Channel will all show some of the events.

Spanish coverage is also present for the Olympics with Universe and Telemundo. There is also the streaming option with Peacock. The outlet provides live coverage of all events and you can also see taped highlights and events on demand.

There are other options to catch the Olympic action as well. NBCOlympics.com. The NBC mobile app will provide streaming action as well as regular updates on your devices.

Furthermore, other outlets such as Sling TV, FuboTV, Live TV and YouTube could feature some highlights of the competition.