How to watch the Winter Olympics 2018 Online – PyeongChang Olympics live stream

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Are you wondering how to watch the Winter Olympic Games online?

With 100 nations competing in 102 events. The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea is sure to be the year’s biggest sporting event!

From the opening ceremony on February 9th to skiing, curling, figure skating, ice hockey and more, you can use a VPN to secure your connection and stream in HD!

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See all Winter Olympics streaming options below – FREE options available.

[Recommended] Watch the 2018 Olympics on YouTube TV (Free)

YouTube TV includes NBC and a bundle of other channels, so you can enjoy the Olympics and a host of other content. Not ready to commit to a full subscription? Just use the free trial!

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Go to and sign up for the free trial
  4. Enjoy the game!

Note: some users may also need to supply a ZIP code from their chosen VPN location and spoof their geolocation.

[Recommended] Watch Winter Olympics without a Cable, Satellite, or Telco TV Provider (Free)

The BBC is a great option to watch the games for free. You will need to complete a free registration process to watch (takes around 2 minutes), but here’s how to access the BBC stream when it arrives:

  1. You’ll need to have access to ExpressVPN
  2. Once ExpressVPN is running, connect to a UK server location
  3. Open your mobile browser and navigate to the BBC Olympics page
  4. If you have any trouble, contact ExpressVPN Support 24/7!

Watch the Winter Olympic Games on NBC (cable subscription needed)

In the U.S., NBC is the official broadcaster for the 2018 games. The best part? It’s free!

To enjoy the steam from anywhere:

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Visit
  4. Enjoy the Winter Olympics!

Stream the Winter Olympics on the NBC Sports app (cable subscription needed)

Prefer watching on mobile, tablet, Roku, Chromecast, or another console? Use the NBC Sports app for free streams!

Here’s how to watch:

  1. Download ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Get the NBC Sports app
  4. Sit back and enjoy!

Stream the Winter Olympics 2018 on Eurosport ($7/day)

If you live across the pond, Eurosport is one of the official broadcasters for the UK. There is a £5/day plan and a £30/year plan to choose from. To watch:

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a UK server location
  3. Visit the Eurosport website and sign up
  4. Tune into the games!

Watch Winter Olympics 2018 streams on CBC

As the official Olympics broadcaster in Canada, CBC will offer live streams and additional coverage. There have not been price announcements yet, but here’s how to watch:

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a Canadian server location
  3. Head to the CBC page
  4. Enjoy the games!

Enjoy 2018 Olympics broadcast on 7 Live

For those of you living Down Under, 7 Live will provide official streams. Here’s how to tune in:

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to an Australian server location
  3. Visit the 7 Live website
  4. Tune into the games!

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When are the 2018 Winter Olympics?

The 2018 Winter Olympics start February 8th and lasts until the 25th.

Want to know which events are happening when? Check out the schedule highlights below!

2018 PyeongChang Olympics schedule highlights

Thursday, Feb. 8


Ski Jumping

Friday, Feb. 9

Opening ceremony

Figure Skating

Freestyle Skiing

Saturday, Feb. 10


Cross-country skiing

Ice Hockey


Short-Track Speedskating



Thursday, Feb. 15


Freestyle Skiing

Sunday, Feb. 18


Sunday, Feb. 25

Closing Ceremony

You can also view the full 2018 Winter Olympics schedule.

Winter Olympics streams: Frequently Asked Questions

I am not in the U.S., what’s my best Winter Olympics streaming option?

If you don’t live in the U.S., the BBC is your best option. The BBC will offer free live coverage of the PyeongChang Olympics.

Learn how to watch the Winter Olympics with BBC.

I am in the U.S., what’s my best Winter Olympics streaming option?

If you live in the U.S. and have a U.S. cable subscription, NBC will broadcast the game for free.

Learn how to watch the PyeongChang Olympics with NBC.

If you live in the U.S. but don’t have a U.S. cable subscription, consider watching for free with the BBC or streaming on YouTube TV.

How can I watch the Winter Olympics free?

Looking for free 2018 Olympics streams? Your best pick depends on where you’re located.

If you’re outside the U.S., watch the Winter Olympics with BBC. You’ll need an ExpressVPN subscription.

If you’re inside the U.S., watch the Winter Olympics with NBC Sports or streaming on YouTube TV.

How can I watch Olympic ice hockey streams?

The 2018 Olympics ice hockey events have already started, but that doesn’t mean you can’t catch the action.

Quarterfinals matches go until February 21st, with men’s semifinals events starting the 23rd.

What is curling?

Curling is one of the biggest Winter Olympic sports. It’s also one of the most bizarre.

Presumably dating back to 16th century Scotland, curling is a sport where players use brooms to glide stones down a sheet of ice.

As one of the biggest surprise events this year, you can watch curling live with a VPN.

When is the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony?

After two amazing weeks, the Winter Olympic Games will officially come to an end on Feb 25th.

The 2018 closing ceremony is expected to be a big one, so don’t forget to check start times with your broadcaster(s) of choice.

I have trouble streaming the PyeongChang Olympics with ExpressVPN

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102 thoughts on “Winter Olympics

  1. I’ll be watching the 2018 Olympics on YouTube TV with ExpressVPN from Pakistan.
    Thanks for the recommendation and the offer, Great.

  2. I am watching the Winter Olympics through Express VPN from Cambodia. It is great to watch from a country that doesn’t compete and most people do not know about the Games.

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