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2 February, 2022

How to watch the Winter Olympics

How to watch the Beijing Games for free on TV and online in the UK.

Watch the winter olympics

When is the Beijing Games?

Running from the 4th to the 20th of February (though some events start on the 2nd) with over 109 events across 15 disciplines in seven different sports including some newcomers to this years Olympics.

How to watch the Winter Olympics

Beijing is 8 hours ahead of the UK meaning you have to tune in late into the evening or early in the morning if you want to watch the live action, typically starting around midnight and finish typically around mid-afternoon in the UK.

The BBC (BBC One and BBC Two) will host over 300 hours of action with more action streamed via the BBC iPlayer and BBC sport website. Eurosport subscribers can stream online and if you have Discovery+, every event and all the action will be streamed live.

What is the Winter Olympics schedule?

With activities ranging from alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, speed skating and everything inbetween, kyou can pack out your next 18 days with some inspiring action.

Have a look at the full schedule here.

What's your favourite Olympic Sport?

Tell us your favourite Olympic sport and tag us on Instagram @beoutsidebeactive and who you'd like to meet. You never know - they may be at the National Snow Show 2022


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