Winter Olympics 2022 on TV: discovery+ and BBC coverage
Your complete guide about how to watch the Winter Olympics 2022 including all the latest TV details from BBC and discovery+.
The Winter Olympics 2022 has hit full swing this week with a number of events across a range of disciplines going ahead.
Germany and Norway have launched their way to the summit of the medal table in the early stages of the Games, while hosts China boast three golds and Team GB are yet to get off the mark as of Wednesday evening.
There's plenty of action still to come and we're across all the events so you know exactly what is coming up, when it's happening and how to watch every moment.
- Winter Olympics 2022 schedule – daily list of events and expert analysis
Team GB boast plenty of high hopes going into the Games. There's a record 109 events in these Games across seven sports, divided into 15 disciplines. There are British ambitions in sports ranging from alpine skiing to bobsleigh to snowboard cross.
There's something for everyone at the Winter Olympics and we round up the ways you can enjoy all the live coverage on BBC and discovery+ in this guide.
RadioTimes.com brings you all the details on how to watch the Winter Olympics including BBC and discovery+ coverage information.
Winter Olympics on BBC
The BBC is set to screen over 300 hours of live coverage on BBC One and BBC Two with more to be shown across its free-to-air platforms – a sensational result for viewers at home in Britain ready to roar Team GB on to victory from thousands of miles away.
BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website will be in operation to show full coverage of many events throughout the duration of the Games.
You can check out the full daily schedule for BBC coverage further down the page.
Winter Olympics on discovery+
You can stream over 1,200 hours of live coverage on discovery+.
They will show all of Eurosport's extensive coverage of the Winter Olympics, complete with multiple feeds from multiple events at the same time, while the BBC are limited to showing just one feed.
The discovery+ Entertainment & Sport plan is available for £6.99 a month.
For a limited time only, you can get 50% off an annual discovery+ Entertainment and Sport pass, allowing you to see a whole year’s worth of live sport and real-life entertainment for just £29.99.
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Winter Olympics TV schedule
BBC's daily plan will be as follows:
- From midnight – Ayo Akinwolere presents the overnight action on BBC One
- 6am – Jeanette Kwakye presents live action on BBC Two
- 9:15am – Hazel Irvine leads coverage on BBC One
Second live stream available on BBC iPlayer, Red Button and BBC Sport website. You can restart live broadcasts on BBC iPlayer.
discovery+ coverage will be pretty much wall-to-wall. Simply log into their website or app and scroll through to find the live or on-demand action you want to see and away you go!
We will produce a daily guide picking out the daily highlights closer to the time, so you'll know precisely when your favourite sports will be shown on any given day.
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Winter Olympics highlights
Highlights and replays will be shown sporadically throughout the day on BBC and discovery+ platforms but they each boast dedicated highlights shows on a daily basis.
- 3pm – JJ Chalmers presents extended replays on BBC Two
- 7pm – Clare Balding presents Today At The Games on BBC Two
- 8pm – Aimee Fuller presents extended highlights on BBC Three
discovery+ will air Beijing Today each evening in UK time with a full round-up of all the day's biggest moments so that you're across all the developing stories as the tournament progresses.
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