• The 2022 Olympics begin in Beijing defying the pandemic induced lockdown and diplomatic tensions
• The games feature 109 sporting events
• Seven new sporting events are introduced
• The event will keep going for more than two weeks
Nothing including the ongoing pandemic and diplomatic tensions could deter China from holding the 2022 Olympics beginning this Friday. The games will run well over two weeks and world-renowned sportspersons are expected to participate in the biggest festival of sports.
2022 Olympics Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony will be held at 7 a.m. ET in Beijing’s National Stadium and includes speeches by prominent personalities, artistic spectacles, and performances. But the biggest highlight of the event would be the parade by athletes from the participating country.
NBCUniversal will stream the live coverage of the opening ceremony of the grand event on NBC and Peacock starting at 6:30 a.m. ET. Also, there will be an “enhanced primetime presentation” with a special focus on Team USA beginning 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET.
For live coverage, you can visit NPR’s opening ceremony live blog on NPR.org. Also, you can check the NPR One app for live coverage of the opening ceremony and more.
Stay Tuned To 2022 Olympics
NBC has made exclusive arrangements for 200 hours of live coverage and it includes 18 nights in the primetime beginning at 8 p.m. ET. Also, viewers can visit NBC, Peacock, USA Network, CNBC, NBCOlympics.com, and the NBC Sports app for live Olympics coverage and reporting.
Check out the following apps for more digital stories on Olympics coverage
• NPR.org and the Morning Edition live blog
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