Bobsleigh live stream: how to watch Beijing 2022 online for free, 4-man, 2-woman to go

Swiss Bobsleigh driven by Clemens Bracher is seen during their final run in the Men's 4-
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Germany and the USA have dominated the bobsleigh so far at the Winter Olympics 2022 with the former performing a clean sweep of the medals in the 2-man bobsleigh and the latter bagging gold and silver in the women's monobob. With the 4-man and 2-woman left to run, is there room for another country to get a look in at Beijing 2022? Here's how to watch every bobsleigh live stream wherever you are.

Beijing 2022 bobsleigh schedule

Women's monobob: Feb 13 - 14

Two-man: Feb 14 - 15

Two-woman: Feb 18 - 19

Four-man: Feb 19 - 20

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Reaching velocities of up to 93mph, the bobsleigh is as iconic of the winter Games as the Olympic Flame itself and has featured at ever single Winter Olympiad but one. The Four-man, Two-man and Two-woman events are scheduled as usual but new to the programme for 2022 is the Women's monobob.

Like all sliding events at Beijing 2022, the bobsleigh takes place at the Yanqing National Sliding Centre, in the Xiaohaituo mountains, 74km north-west of the Chinese capital. The track is 1615m long, features 16 bends, a maximum gradient of 18% and, quite terrifyingly, is the first ever to feature a 360-degree turn. Athletes had best go easy on their breakfast.

Hot favourites for a medal are Germany who won gold in all three events last time around but don't discount Team GB with Mica McNeill hopeful of a medal in the women's event. The Winter Olympics bobsleigh takes place from February 13 -20. Below you'll find all the information on how to watch a bobsleigh live stream from the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, wherever you are in the world.

Beijing 2022 bobsleigh: dates and times

February 13

Women's Monobob, Heats 1: 1.30am GMT, (Feb 12) 8.30pm ET, 5.30pm PT

Women's Monobob, Heats 2: 3am GMT, (Feb 12) 10pm ET, 7pm PT

February 14

Women's Monobob, Heats 3: 1.30am GMT, (Feb 13) 8.30pm ET, 5.30pm PT

Women's Monobob, Heats 4: 3am GMT, (Feb 13) 10pm ET, 7pm PT

Two-man, Heats 1: 12.15pm GMT, 7.15am ET, 4.15am PT

Two-man, Heats 2: 1.40pm GMT, 8.40am ET, 5.40am PT

Watch the bobsleigh live stream with a VPN

There are so many events going on at the Winter Olympics that not every country's TV and streaming coverage shows every discipline. If you can't get the bobsleigh where you are, then you can use a VPN to tune into a live stream from another country – something you might need to do if travelling abroad.

By downloading and installing a VPN, you can effectively trick your computer into thinking that it's back at home in the same country as the streaming service that you're trying to access. That way you can enjoy your home coverage without having to find an illegal stream - assuming you comply with the broadcaster's fine print, of course.

Use a VPN to watch the bobsleigh live stream from anywhere

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How to use a VPN

Using a VPN is as easy as one-two-three...

1. Download and install a VPN - as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN

2. Connect to the appropriate server location - open the VPN app, hit 'choose location', eg: select 'US' for Peacock, or 'UK' for BBC, 'Australia' for 7Plus or 'Canada' for CBC. 

3. Go to the broadcaster's live stream - so that might be 7Plus, CBC, BBC iPlayer or Peacock TV.

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Bobsleigh live stream: how to watch Beijing 2022 online in the UK

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As ever, the BBC is providing FREE coverage of the 2022 Winter Olympics and that will very likely include the bobsleigh, although bear in mind that the BBC doesn't coer the Winter Olympics in its absolute entirety.

If you want to guarantee every event and every session then you'll need the Discovery+ or Eurosport Player.

Discovery+ is your best option for the most comprehensive Winter Olympics coverage, with a subscription costing £6.99 per month or £59.99 per year after a 7-day FREE trial. (Current Eurosport Player subscribers will get the same access ahead of their Discovery+ migration. There is also some TV coverage on Eurosport 1 and 2)

Not in the UK during the Winter Olympics? No worries - residents of the country can just download and install a VPN to port themselves back home to a UK location, then watch live as usual.

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USA: bobsleigh live stream: watch every Beijing 2022 event on Peacock

Peacock TV

You can live stream all of the 2022 Winter Olympics on Peacock TV including the bobsleigh.

That's every event across every sport, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies.

Peacock costs $4.99 a month for an ad-supported version of the service that offers coverage not only of Beijing 2022, but also a host of EPL soccer games, the Super Bowl, every big WWE event, plus plenty more live sports. 

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NBC will also provide some Winter Olympics coverage on TV, which you can live stream directly through the NBC website if you have the channel on cable. Cable-cutters can use Sling and FuboTV, but Peacock is the main hub for all things Beijing 2022.

If you're abroad right now, you can still tune in just like you would at home with the help of a good VPN. Or consult our guide to the best Peacock VPN options for more details.

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Bobsleigh live stream: how to watch Beijing 2022 online in Australia

Channel 7

Aussie sports fans can watch the Winter Olympics for FREE Down Under, thanks to Channel 7, including a bobsleigh live stream.

And if you’d like to stream the action from Beijing online instead, Channel 7's coverage is also available to watch via the network’s 7Plusstreaming service.

Australian's get a huge choice of live events thanks to on-demand access on 7Plus. A fantastic win for Aussie viewers!

Not in Australia? Use a VPN if you're away from home, in order to tap into your usual Winter Olympics coverage.

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Bobsleigh live stream: how to watch Beijing 2022 online in Canada

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CBC is providing comprehensive coverage of the Winter Olympics in Canada, including the bobsleigh, which is great because its coverage is available absolutely FREE on its website and apps.

CBC also offers a premium (ad-free) subscription to the channel's standalone streaming service, CBC Gem. There's currently a 1-month FREE trial. After that, a subscription costs CA$4.99 per month.

And don't forget that using a VPN is the way to get your regular Winter Olympics live stream if you're away from Canada during the event.

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Watch the bobsleigh: live stream Beijing 2022 in New Zealand

Sky Sport

Winter Olympics coverage in New Zealand comes courtesy of Sky Sport, which is available as part of a range of pay TV packages.

Subscribers can watch online using the country's Sky Go service, while cord-cutters and anyone else can try the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform - where a weekly pass costs $19.99 and a monthly pass costs $39.99 after a 7-day free trial.

Anyone in New Zealand from abroad or vice-versa can use the VPN route outlined earlier to access their preferred coverage just like they would at home.

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics schedule and events

  • Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony - February 4
  • Alpine Skiing - February 6-19
  • Bobsleigh - February 13-20
  • Biathlon - February 5-19
  • Cross-Country Skiing - February 5-20
  • Curling - February 2-20
  • Freestyle Skiing - February 3-19
  • Figure Skating - February 4-20
  • Ice Hockey - February 3-20
  • Luge - February 5-10
  • Nordic Combined - February 9-17
  • Snowboarding - February 5-15
  • Ski Jumping - February 5-14
  • Skeleton - February 10-12
  • Speed Skating - February 5-19
  • Short Track Speed Skating - February 5-16
  • Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony - February 20