The 2022 Olympics start off Friday in Beijing, promising top-level games and a lot of players, despite of current pandemic  and national tensions.

Winter Olympics started, with many incredibly famous contenders taking part in 109 games (counting seven new ones) in the span of 2 weeks.

Opening ceremony will be on Friday, which will start at 7 a.m. ET at Beijing's National Stadium including all the performances and speeches.

However, on Thursday India  announced a diplomatic ban on the Beijing Winter Olympics after Beijing decided to have Qi Fabao.

Earlier India supported for the Beijing Olympics, more than any other countries, but after Indo-China border tensions, India boycotted from Winter Olympics.

NBCUniversal, which which will be cover Olympics event, will be broadcasting the opening ceremony on NBC and Peacock beginning at 6:30 a.m. ET

The closing ceremony is on 20th February. And, before you know it, it'll be time for the Winter Paralympics to commence  on March 4.