Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games ⛷?

Dated: January 27 2022

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The Beijing Winter Olympics are set for February just a few months after the Summer Olympics ended in Tokyo.

The Winter Games will be held in China for the first time. The previous Games had been held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018 and Sochi, Russia, in 2014. Beijing is set to be the first city to host the Winter and Summer Olympics.

In 2018, Norway finished with the most medals (39). Norway also tied for the most goals with Germany at 14. The U.S. finished with nine gold, eight silver and six bronze medals for a grand total of 23. The U.S. finished fourth overall in gold medal and total medal tallies.

How to watch

The Opening Ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics will take place on Friday, Feb. 4, and you'll be able to watch it both LIVE and in primetime on NBC and Peacock.

See below for highlights of NBC and Peacock's Opening Ceremony coverage:

  • Identical to this past summer’s Tokyo Olympics and in a first for a Winter Games, NBCUniversal will provide unprecedented full-day coverage of the Opening Ceremony on Friday. Feb. 4. Coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. ET on NBC and Peacock with NBCU’s first-ever live morning presentation of a Winter Games Opening Ceremony.
  • Following live coverage, a special edition of TODAY will air on NBC from 9 a.m. – 11 m. ET, including reaction to the Opening Ceremony and athlete interviews.
  • From 12-3 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock, NBCU will review the highlights of the Opening Ceremony and look ahead to the biggest storylines of the Beijing Olympics with its first-ever daytime show on the opening Friday of a Winter Games.
  • The day-long coverage will culminate with an enhanced primetime presentation of the Opening Ceremony, from 8-11 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock, with a special focus on the athletes of Team USA in addition to the traditional performances, pageantry and Parade of Nations that make the Opening Ceremony one of the most-watched events worldwide.

Authenticated users can also stream all Opening Ceremony coverage on NBCOlympics.com and in the NBC Sports app.

Dates

A snowboarder catches air while training on the half pipe ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China.

A snowboarder catches air while training on the half pipe ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Competitions will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 2 with the start of the curling events. The Olympics’ opening ceremonies begin on Friday, Feb. 4. Medals will start being awarded in various competitions on Saturday, Feb. 5.

US flag bearers

U.S. flag bearers for the Winter Olympics still have to be determined.

Who is on Team USA?

The United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles as she gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.

The United States' Mikaela Shiffrin smiles as she gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca)

The U.S. will send over a roster filled with previous medalist. The experienced team includes Shaun White, Mikaela Shiffrin, Nathan Chen, Hilary Knight, Chloe Kim and others. Click here to view the full roster.

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