Beijing 2022

Coming to Sky Sport in February

As the Home of Sport, being able to showcase New Zealanders competing on the world stage at the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games is incredibly important to us.  It is our privilege to have the Summer, Winter and Youth Olympic Games, and we’re delighted to have the Commonwealth Games in 2022 and 2026 returning to Sky and Prime.  These events celebrate the absolute pinnacle of sporting endeavour and have inspired generations of athletes.

Sky is proud to bring you coverage of the 2022 Olympic Winter Olympics in Beijing, China from 4 – 20 February 2022. Watch all your favourite winter sports, from freestyle skiing, snowboarding, ice hockey, figure skating and bobsleigh, live across our six Olympic channels between 2:00pm and 4:00am (NZT) each day and catch up on all the highlights, key New Zealand team moments and daily recaps on Sky Go.

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  • Sky Box and standard Installation included
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• Stream 6 Winter Olympics Channels, plus Prime TV, Replays and Highlights On Demand
• Instant access. No Sky Box needed. 
• Pass options: Olympic Winter Games Pass ($24.99) or a Week pass ($19.99) or Month pass ($39.99) 
• Stream on selected Smart TVs, Tablets or Mobiles. 
• 7 Day Free Trial available on Month Pass. 

Olympic Games Content Hub
As a Sky Sport subscriber, you can catch up on all Olympic Games replays and highlights via Sky Go.

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 taking place?
The Olympic Winter Games are taking place from February 4 until February 20 2022.
Who is hosting the Olympic Winter Games?
The Olympic Winter Games are being held in Beijing, China
How can I watch the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022?
Sky will offer six Olympic channels with live content between NZT 2pm & 4am.  You can catch all the action on Sky Sport on your Sky Box and can also stream Olympic coverage on Sky Go and Sky Sport Now. Highlights and best moments will be available on Sky Sport Now and free to access on Sky Sport’s YouTube channel. 
Do I need Sky Sport to watch the Olympic Winter Games?
Yes, you do need to subscribe to Sky Sport if you want to catch every moment. Sky is the official broadcaster for the Olympic Winter Games here in Aotearoa New Zealand.  We have six channels featuring the Olympic Winter Games on your Sky Box which you can also stream on Sky Go. Sky Go is free to all Sky Box customers.  You can also watch all the same content on Sky Sport Now our sport streaming service. For the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, free-to-air coverage will be available through Prime.  This will include coverage of Kiwi athletes competing at the Games and other awesome events and highlights. 
How do I upgrade to Sky Sport to watch the Olympic Winter Games?
That’s super easy – just head to and change your preferences in My Account or call us on 0800 759 759.  Or you can head to and sign up to stream all the sport you need to your smart TV, mobile, computer or tablet. Sky Sport Now offers week, month and annual passes to suit and we also have a special Olympic Winter Games Pass which is valid for the period of the event, 4 – 20 February 2022.
What time does coverage start each day for the Olympic Winter Games?
China is 5 hours behind us which means live action each day will start around midday and continue through to around 2 am.  This does mean some competitions will be late at night for New Zealand viewers which is why Sky Go, My Sky, our highlights and Sky Sport Now will be super handy.  They all give you the ability to go back to watch key events, record the events you want to watch but just can’t stay awake for, and to catch up on the best bits of the action.  Our team will make sure you just don’t miss anything magic – especially when it comes to the New Zealand Olympic team.
Why are the Olympic Winter Games on Sky?
Sky is honoured to be the official broadcaster for the Olympic Winter Games here in New Zealand and an official partner to the New Zealand Olympic team. This means we have the rights to share all the action from the Olympic Winter Games and tell the stories of our home-grown stars. Sky is also the broadcast partner for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
For the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, free-to-air coverage will be available through Prime. Other free to air content will be available on Sky Sport’s You Tube channel.
Which sports are in the Olympic Winter Games?
Alpine skiing, Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Cross-country skiing, Curling, Figure skating, Freestyle skiing, Ice hockey, Luge, Nordic combined, Short track speed racing, Skeleton, Ski jumping, Speed skating, Snowboarding.
Which sports are new in for Beijing 2022?
Women’s Monobob (one-person bobsleigh), Freestyle Skiing Big Air (men and women), Short track Speed Skating Mixed Relay, Ski Jumping Mixed Team, Freestyle Skiing Aerials Mixed Team and Snowboard Cross Mixed Team.
Which sports are New Zealanders competing in at Beijing 2022? 
Currently, confirmed sports are Alpine Ski Racing Giant Slalom, Freeski Halfpipe, Freeski Slopestyle, Snowboard Slopestyle and Snowboard Big Air. 
Kiwi athletes confirmed currently are: Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (Snowboard Slopestyle and Big Air), Nico Porteous (Freeski Halfpipe), Alice Robinson (Alpine Ski Racing Giant Slalom), Finn Bilous (Freeski Slopestyle and Big Air) and Margaux Hackett (Freeski Slopestyle and Big Air), with further athletes to be confirmed. 
When did New Zealand start competing in the Olympic Winter Games?
New Zealand first attended the Olympic Winter Games in 1952, sending a team of three athletes to Oslo, Norway. The 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea was New Zealand’s largest Olympic Winter Games team, with 26 athletes competing and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Nico Porteous winning our first Winter Olympic medals in 26 years. 
Who was the first New Zealander to win a Winter Olympic medal?  
In 1992, Annelise Coberger of New Zealand became the first person from the Southern Hemisphere to win a medal at the Winter Olympics when she won silver in the slalom at Albertville in France. When are the Winter Olympic Games 2022 taking place?
Who is presenting the Olympic Games on Sky?
In Beijing, Sky’s team is Rikki Swannell, Kristina Eddy and Jeff McTainsh.  In Aotearoa New Zealand, Sky’s coverage and analysis will be presented by Goran Paladin and guests.
How many people are Sky sending to Beijing?
A team of 12 including three presenters: Rikki Swannell, Kristina Eddy and Jeff McTainsh. Goran Paladin and guests will present key coverage here in Aotearoa New Zealand.