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How To Watch Winter Olympics Live Streams | TV Channels Coverage Worldwide | USA, UK, And Canada

The Beijing Winter Olympics will officially kick off with the opening ceremony on February 4. The games will run until February 20. Many TV Channels are offering Winter Olympics Live Streams.

In total, the Winter Olympics will feature 109 events across 15 disciplines in seven different sports. It will include seven events that will see their first-ever Olympic champions crowned.

Winter Olympics Live Streams Channels

Tuesday, February 2nd, the BBC will stream coverage on the iPlayer and BBC Sports websites. The streaming will start from 12:00 pm to 2:05 pm GMT. Eurosport 1 has coverage from 1 pm.

Apart from that, NBC will cover the coverage in USA and Canada. Details are mentioned below:

  • Country wise
  • Paid Streaming channels wise
  • Free to air

United Kingdom

Beijing is eight hours ahead of the UK, which means British fans have to face late nights and early starts if they want to see the action live.

In the UK, the Games will be shared between free-to-air coverage on the BBC and subscription channel Eurosport.

The former will show more than 300 hours of action across BBC One and BBC Two, while Eurosport will offer even more extensive coverage.

United States of America

Free streams: NBC is the home of all Olympics broadcasting in the United States. For America, English-language coverage will air on NBC, CNBC, and the Olympic Channel. Apart from English, Spanish-language coverage will air on Telemundo and Universo. Also, The channels will offer live coverage and tape-delayed coverage in prime time.

Paid Streams: NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports mobile app will both offer streaming coverage, but it’s not free. Users need a cable subscription for access.

Peacock will also be offering complete 2,800+ hours of NBC’s coverage of the Olympics to subscribers of the service. It will provide live coverage of all events, as well as tape-delay replays of events on-demand as well. Its subscription fee is $4.99 a month.

Winter Olympics Live Streams Worldwide

The Opening Ceremonies is not until February 4th, but the competition begins on the 2nd of February and wraps up on February 20th.

NBC is the home of all Olympics broadcasting. However, In some countries, broadcast rights to the 2022 Winter Olympics are already agreed upon through an existing long-term deal.

These are:

CountriesPaid Stream ChannelsFree to Air
United Kingdom Eurosport, BBC AppBBC iPlayer (limited coverage)
United States Of AmericaYoutube Live, PeacockNBC (limited coverage)
ChinaMigu streaming serviceCCTV
CanadaNBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports NBC
Australia 7 PlusChannel 7
SpainEurosport, TelemundoN/A
GermanyEurosport, ZDF and ARDN/A
WorldwideNBC’s Peacock app N/A

In UK & France, Eurosport will be the main rightsholder to stream the event. However, BBC will sub-license a limited amount of coverage on free-to-air television. January 2022, the BBC announced it will be broadcasting over 300 hours of free-to-air live coverage, as well as highlights programs.

China domestic rights to telecast the event are owned by China Central Television CCTV. Meanwhile, the Migu streaming service will telecast the paid live stream for users.

In the United States, these Games will be broadcast by NBCUniversal properties, as part of its US$7.75 billion contracts to air the Olympics through 2032.

The Chinese city will make history by becoming the first host of both the Summer and Winter Olympics. The iconic Bird’s Nest Stadium which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies in 2008 will do so again this time around.

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