Among the many highlights expected on the rinks and slopes of the Chinese capital are U.S. champion skier Mikaela Shiffrin and snowboarder Chloe Kim, as they both attempt to retain their historic gold medals.
With the Winter Olympics coming so soon after the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Games, people have probably developed a taste for wall-to-wall sport, meaning they are likely eager to know when the Beijing Games will start.
Read on to learn when to watch the best that Beijing can offer, from the date of the opening ceremony, to the dates of the record 109 scheduled events.
The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics are officially scheduled to kick off on Friday, February 4.
However, the Games are in actuality beginning on Wednesday, February 2, with the curling mixed doubles round-robin—two days before the official curtain-raiser at the Opening Ceremony.
China's capital city is 13 hours ahead of the Eastern Time Zone, which is similar to Tokyo's time difference. As aresult, sports fans should again expect to see evening events broadcast live to their screen in the morning, and vice versa.