Additionally, BeIN Sports will broadcast more than 20 hours of Olympic Winter Games content on its free-to-air channel.
BeIN Sports will exclusively broadcast the XXIV Olympics Winter Games Beijing 2022 live from Beijing in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) – with over 500 hours of live coverage – from February 2 until February 20.
A host of Arab athletes will take part in this year’s Winter Olympics, including a debut from Saudi Arabia with Fayik Abdi representing the country at the alpine skiing competition. Lebanon will have athletes Cesar Arnouk, Manon Ouassis, and Elie Tawk participate in the alpine skiing and cross-country skiing competition, while Morocco will be represented by Abderrahim Kemmissa and Yassine Aouich in the same category.
The opening and closing ceremonies will be broadcast live from the Beijing National Stadium (also known as the Bird’s Nest) from 14:00 MECCA on Friday 4th and Sunday 20th respectively, both with a dedicated studio for viewers across MENA.
Beijing 2022 is scheduled to include a record 109 events over 15 disciplines in seven sports – representing an increase of seven events from 2018. Events at this year’s Winter Olympics include alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, ski jumping, snowboarding, and more.
BeIN Sports will broadcast all sporting events through live feeds across its eight channels. It will also broadcast more than 20 hours of Olympics Winter Games content on its free-to-air channel.
Live from Doha, Qatar, beIN Sports’ coverage will include Arabic and English commentary from a host of Olympic Games experts – as well as daily highlights of the best action.