Winter Olympics Underway

February 3, 2022 Winter Olympics Underway

By: Carlos Alvarez

Opening Ceremonies are Scheduled for Friday, But Sports Are Off and Running in Beijing

We’re officially a go in Beijing! The 2022 Winter Olympics won’t light the torch until Friday morning, but Wednesday’s initial action featured curling, skiing and women’s ice hockey. Once again, the geographical challenges mean we’ll have overnight sports with re-airs and morning updates on delay. The Games run until Feb. 20. Here’s a look at what’s coming in the next few days.


Upcoming Schedule (Thursday—Friday)


Figure Skating, Rhythm Dance, Freestyle Skiing

(8:00 pm — 12:00 am ET, NBC)


Freestyle Skiing, Curling

(3:00 am — 7:30 am ET, USA Network)


Women’s Ice Hockey: USA vs. Finland

(8:10 am — 10:30 am ET, USA Network)


Opening Ceremony

(6:30 am — 9:00 am ET, NBC)


Full Upcoming Winter Olympics Schedule


Additional Storylines

NBC Sports: USA Steals Win in Mixed Doubles Curling (Video)

NPR: The 7 New Olympic Events to Watch in Beijing

The Ringer: Every Winter Olympic Event, Ranked By NOPE Factor


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