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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Full Schedule, Events, Where to Watch, and Everything You Should Need to Know

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics gets going with the opening ceremony at the New National Stadium on Friday 23 July and finishes up on Sunday 8 August. Following a year-long postponement because of the COVID-10 pandemic, the best athletes in the world are gathering in Japan to take part in 28 unique sports with the expectation of procuring a gold medal.

After a significant delay, athletes and fans the same are amped up for the event. There will be some soccer and softball activity going on before the Olympics start, yet the opening ceremony will mark the official beginning of the 2021 Summer Games.

The Tokyo 2020 schedule won’t kick off with the Opening Ceremony not surprisingly. The first 2 days will incorporate the preliminary matches of football as well as softball, one of the new sports to be acquainted within the Olympics. The opening ceremony will occur on July 23. The closing ceremony will be on the final day of the Olympics (August 8).

There is a mind-boggling measure of sporting competitions to anticipate at different Olympic venues. The athletics events start on July 30 at the new Tokyo Stadium and every single session will highlight finals and medal ceremonies.

The opening ceremony absolutely will be fun to watch, however, it will likewise be somewhat impactful as the world reunites for the Olympics in wake of a staggering pandemic that is still at the forefront of everybody’s mind.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Olympic opening ceremony and how to watch it as these long-awaited Olympics move ever closer.

When do the Tokyo Olympics begin in 2021?

Start date: Friday, July 23
Opening ceremony time: 7 a.m. ET/4 a.m. PT

The 2021 Olympic Games will start on Friday, July 23 with the Olympic opening ceremony. That will happen at 7 a.m. ET on Friday while it will happen at 8 p.m. local time in Tokyo. For those that would prefer not to rise and shine early, the event will be re-broadcast Friday night in the prime-time beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET. That will run until midnight.

Note that some soccer and softball match-ups are on July 21-22. Archery and rowing preliminaries start before July 23.

How to watch the 2021 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony in the USA

  • Television channel: NBC
  • Live stream: Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, fuboTV

NBC will carry live coverage of the opening ceremony and any remaining Olympic events through their family of networks. The main network, NBC, will host the opening ceremonies.

The Olympics are back on NBC, with a 24/7 stream online if you confirm you’re a cable subscriber. NBCSports Gold will have a dedicated Olympics package – pay an upfront fee and you’ll have the option to watch anyplace, uninterrupted by advertisements.

Tokyo is 16 hours in front of the West Coast, so watching live ought to get a decent spread of events. It’s a little trickier on the East Coast, where you may need to depend on features.

US residents needn’t bother with a cable or satellite TV subscription to watch the Olympics on NBC’s family of channels. NBC itself will be the main channel, yet you’ll likewise discover coverage on NBCN, CNBC, USA Network, Olympics Channel, Golf Channel, and Telemundo. The major live TV streaming services incorporate most of these NBC-related channels, and everyone incorporates NBC however not in each market. The Olympics will likewise stream in 4K HDR on two of the services, FuboTV and YouTube TV.

On the off chance that you live in an area with good reception, you can watch on NBC free of charge by connecting a reasonable (under $30) indoor antenna to almost any TV.

There are a lot of streaming alternatives for Olympics fans also. Peacock is NBC’s free streaming platform and will carry coverage of the opening ceremonies. NBCOlympics.com will be too. FuboTV, which offers a seven-day free preliminary, is additionally a streaming option for these events.

How long is the Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony?

The Olympics opening ceremony is set to be around four hours in length. The event will start at 7 a.m. ET and will run until 11 a.m. ET. In Tokyo, the event will run from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. local time.

Where are the 2021 Tokyo Olympics?

The 2021 Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo was awarded the bid for the Olympics, which were initially scheduled to happen in 2020, back in 2013. The official cost for Japan’s government to host the Games is $15.4 billion, yet different estimates recommend the actual cost was twice so much.

The location will likewise affect how watchers in North America watch and consume the Olympics. Tokyo is 13 hours in front of Eastern Standard Time, which means numerous events will be broadcast on tape delay for prime-time audiences in the United States and Canada.

There are 42 Olympic venues spread across Japan. Here is a complete list along with the sports that will occur there.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Venues

The Tokyo Olympics venues are parted into three main zones – the Heritage Zone in the centre of the city will be the main focus and contains the New National Stadium, which will play host to the ceremonies and the athletics events. Tokyo Bay region contains a raft of venues including the swimming and gymnastics centres. And afterward, there’s the ‘other’ zone, inexactly characterized as Outer Tokyo yet additionally including the northern city of Sapporo, which will host the marathons.

VenueEvents
Olympic StadiumOpening/Closing Ceremonies, Track & Field, Soccer
Tokyo Metropolitan GymnasiumTable Tennis
Yoyogi National StadiumHandball
Nippon BudokanJudo, Karate
Tokyo International ForumWeightlifting
Kokugikan ArenaBoxing
Equestrian ParkEquestrian
Musashino Forest Sport PlazaBadminton, Pentathlon
Tokyo StadiumSoccer, Pentathlon, Rugby
Ariake ArenaIndoor Volleyball
Ariake Gymnastics CentreGymnastics
Ariake Urban Sports ParkCycling, BMX Racing/Freestyle, Skateboarding
Ariake Tennis ParkTennis
Odaiba Marine ParkMarathon Swimming, Triathlon
Shiokaze ParkBeach Volleyball
Aomi Urban Sports Park3-on-3 Basketball, Sport Climbing
Oi Hockey StadiumField Hockey
Sea Forest Cross-Country CourseEquestrian — Eventing, Cross Country
Sea Forest WaterwayCanoe Sprint, Rowing
Kasai Canoe Slalom CentreCanoe Slalom
Yumenoshima Park Archery FieldArchery
Tokyo Aquatics CentreSwimming, Artistic Swimming, Diving
Tatsumi Water Polo CentreWater Polo
Asaka Shooting RangeShooting
Musashinonomori ParkCycling Road
Sapporo Odori ParkMarathon, Race Walking
Makuhari Messe HallFencing, Taekwondo, Wrestling
Tsurigasaki Surfing BeachSurfing
Saitama Super ArenaBasketball
Kasumigaseki Country ClubGolf
Enoshima Yacht HarbourSailing
Izu Velodrome and MTB CourseCyling Track, Mountain Bike
Fuji International SpeedwayCycling Road
Fukushima Azuma Baseball StadiumBaseball, Softball
Yokohama Baseball StadiumBaseball, Softball
Sapporo DomeSoccer
Miyagi StadiumSoccer
Ibaraki Kashima StadiumSoccer
Saitama StadiumSoccer
International Stadium YokohamaSoccer
CENTRAL TOKYO (Heritage Zone)EventsCapacity
New National StadiumOpening and closing ceremonies68,000
Athletics (track and field)
Football (women’s final)
Yoyogi National GymnasiumHandball13,291
Ryōgoku KokugikanBoxing11,098
Tokyo Metropolitan GymnasiumTable tennis10,000
Nippon BudokanJudo14,471
Karate
Tokyo International ForumWeightlifting5,012
Musashinonomori ParkRoad cycling (start road races)
TOKYO BAYEventsCapacity
Kasai Rinkai ParkCanoeing (slalom)8,000
Oi Hockey StadiumField hockey15,000
Tokyo Aquatics CentreAquatics (swimming, diving, synchronized swimming)15,000
Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming CenterWater polo3,635
Yumenoshima ParkArchery7,000
Ariake ArenaVolleyball15,000
Olympic BMX CourseBMX cycling6,000
Skateboarding
Ariake Gymnastics CentreGymnastics (artistic, rhythmic, trampoline)10,000
Ariake ColiseumTennis20,000 = 10,000 centre court; 5,000 court 1; 3,000 court 2; 2,000 match courts (8×250)
Odaiba Marine ParkTriathlon5,000 seated, unlimited standing room along route
Aquatics (marathon swimming)
Shiokaze ParkBeach volleyball12,000
Central Breakwater and Sea Forest WaterwayEquestrian (eventing)20,000
Rowing
Canoeing (sprint)
Aomi Urban Sports Venue3×3 basketball5,000
OUTER TOKYOEventsCapacity
Camp AsakaShooting3,200
Musashino Forest Sports PlazaModern pentathlon (fencing)10,000
Badminton
Tokyo StadiumFootball (opening round matches)49,970
Modern pentathlon (excluding fencing)
Rugby sevens
Saitama Super ArenaBasketball22,000
EnoshimaSailing10,000
Makuhari MesseFencing6,000
Taekwondo
Wrestling8,000
Baji KoenEquestrian (dressage, jumping)9,300
Kasumigaseki Country ClubGolf30,000
Izu VelodromeTrack cycling5,000
Izu Mountain Bike CourseMountain biking[36]11,500
Yokohama StadiumBaseball30,000
Softball
Fukushima Azuma Baseball StadiumBaseball (opening match)30,000
Softball (opening match)
Fuji International SpeedwayRoad cycling
(finish road races, time trial)
Odori Park, SapporoAthletics (Marathon and Race Walking)17,300
FOOTBALL STADIUMSLocationEventsMatchesCapacity
International Stadium Yokohama[40]YokohamaMen’s and Women’s preliminaries and quarter-final, Women’s semi-final, Men’s final1070,000
Tokyo StadiumTokyoMen’s and Women’s opening round449,000
Saitama StadiumSaitamaMen’s and Women’s preliminaries and quarter-final, Men’s semi-final and 3rd place play-off1162,000
Miyagi StadiumSendaiMen’s and Women’s preliminaries and quarter-final1049,000
Kashima Soccer StadiumKashimaMen’s and Women’s preliminaries, quarter-final and semi-final, Women’s 3rd place play-off1040,728
Sapporo DomeSapporoMen’s and Women’s preliminaries1042,000
New National StadiumTokyoWomen’s final260,012
OTHER VENUESEvents
Imperial Hotel, TokyoIOC hotel
Harumi FutoOlympic Village
Tokyo Big SightInternational Broadcast Center (IBC)
Media Press Center (MPC)International Broadcast Center (IBC)

Olympics schedule 2021

Here’s a full breakdown of each live event the NBC family of networks will show during the Olympics. There will be a lot of other tape-postponed coverage all through the event in light of the 13-hour time difference between Tokyo and the Eastern time zone.

Tuesday, July 20

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
SoftballJapan vs. Australia8 p.m. – 10 p.m.NBCSN
SoftballU.S. vs. Italy11 p.m. – 1 a.m.NBCSN

Wednesday, July 21

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
SoftballMexico vs. Canada2 a.m. – 4 a.m.NBCSN
Women’s SoccerGreat Britain vs. Chile3:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
Women’s SoccerChina vs. Brazil4 a.m. – 6 a.m.NBCSN
Women’s SoccerU.S. vs. Sweden4:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.USA
Women’s SoccerJapan vs. Canada6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.NBCSN
Women’s SoccerNetherlands vs. Zambia7 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
Women’s SoccerAustralia vs. New Zealand7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.USA
SoftballU.S. vs. Canada8 p.m. – 10 p.m.NBCSN
SoftballJapan vs. Mexico11 p.m. – 1 a.m.NBCSN

Thursday, July 22

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
SoftballItaly vs. Australia2 a.m. – 4 a.m.NBCSN
Men’s SoccerEgypt vs. Spain3:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
Men’s SoccerMexico vs. France4 a.m. – 6 a.m.USA
Men’s SoccerNew Zealand vs. South Korea4 a.m. – 6 a.m.NBCSN
Men’s SoccerIvory Coast vs. Saudi Arabia5:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
Men’s SoccerArgentina vs. Australia6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
Men’s SoccerJapan vs. South Africa7 a.m. – 9 a.m.NBCSN
Men’s SoccerBrazil vs. Germany7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.USA
Men’s SoccerHonduras vs. Romania8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
RowingQualifying Heats7:30 p.m. – 11:10 p.m.NBCSN

Friday, July 23

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Opening Ceremony6:55 a.m. – 11 a.m.NBC
RowingQualifying Heat & Repechages7:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
CyclingMen’s Road Race7:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
TennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doubles10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
Women’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Japan12 a.m. – 2 a.m.NBCSN

Saturday, July 24

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
TennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doubles2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
Women’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Japan2 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.NBCSN
SoftballU.S. vs. Mexico2 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.NBCSN
ArcheryMixed Team Final2 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.NBCSN
Women’s SoccerSweden vs. Australia2 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.NBCSN
CyclingMen’s Road Race2 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round2 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.USA
SwimmingQualifying Heats2 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.USA
Beach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying Round2 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.USA
BasketballMen’s 3×32 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.USA
Men’s GymnasticsQualifying6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Men’s VolleyballU.S. vs. France6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Women’s SoccerU.S. vs. New Zealand7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.NBCSN
Men’s VolleyballU.S. vs. France9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
SwimmingFinals8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
SkateboardingMen’s Street Qualifying8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
BasketballMen’s 3×38 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
SkateboardingMen’s Street Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
CyclingWomen’s Round Race8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
SoftballU.S. vs. Australia8 p.m. – 1 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doubles10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
SkateboardingMen’s Street Qualifying11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.NBC
Men’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Japan1 a.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC

Sunday, July 25

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Men’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Japan2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
DivingWomen’s Synchronized Springboard Final2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
ArcheryWomen’s Team Final2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doubles2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
CyclingWomen’s Road Race2 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.USA
Women’s 3×3 BasketballU.S. vs. Romania2 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.USA
SwimmingQualifying Heats2 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.USA
Men’s SoccerBrazil vs. Ivory Coast4:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.NBCSN
GymnasticsWomen’s Qualifying6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Men’s BasketballU.S. vs. France6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Men’s SoccerAustralia vs. Spain6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.NBCSN
SwimmingQualifying Heats8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.NBC
Women’s 3×3 BasketballU.S. vs. Taiwan8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying Round8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.NBC
Men’s SoccerJapan vs. Mexico8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.NBCSN
TriathlonMen’s Final5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.USA
TriathlonMen’s Final7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.NBC
SkateboardingWomen’s Street Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
RugbyMen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
SkateboardingWomen’s Street Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Men’s BasketballArgentina vs. Slovenia8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
SoftballU.S. vs. Japan9 p.m. – 11 p.m.USA
SwimmingFinals9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
TennisMen’s/Women’s second-round singles, doubles2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
Basketball3×311 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round11 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Women’s Water PoloU.S. vs. China11 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
SkateboardingWomen’s Street Final11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.NBC

Monday, July 26

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Men’s BasketballArgentina vs. Slovenia2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
Shooting SkeetMen’s Final2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
ArcheryMen’s Team Final2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s/Women’s second-round singles, doubles2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
Women’s Water PoloU.S. vs. China2 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
DivingMen’s Synchronized Platform Final2 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
Canoe SlalomMen’s Final2 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
RugbyMen’s Qualifying Round2 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
SwimmingQualifying Heats2 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
Basketball3×32 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
Men’s VolleyballBrazil vs. Argentina2 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
FencingMen’s Individual Foil & Women’s Individual Sabre Finals5 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
Beach VolleyballQualifying Round5 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
GymnasticsMen’s Team Final6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
TriathlonWomen’s Final5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 10:10 p.m.CNBC
Men’s Water PoloU.S. vs. South Africa8 p.m. – 10:10 p.m.CNBC
SwimmingFinals9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
TennisMen’s Round 2 singles, doubles10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Round 3 singles, Round 2 doubles10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
RugbyMen’s Qualifying Round10:10 p.m. – 12 a.m.CNBC
FencingWomen’s Team Epee Quarterfinals10:10 p.m. – 12 a.m.CNBC
Beach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying Round11 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.USA
SoftballBronze Medal Game12 a.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Women’s BasketballU.S. vs. Nigeria12:40 a.m. – 2 a.m.USA

Tuesday, July 27

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
DivingWomen’s Synchronized Platform Final2 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.USA
Slalom CanoeingWomen’s Final2 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round2 a.m. – 7 a.m.NBCSN
RugbyMen’s Quarterfinal2 a.m. – 7 a.m.NBCSN
TennisMen’s Singles, Round 22 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Singles, Round 32 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMen’s and Women’s Doubles, Quarterfinals2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
Women’s BasketballU.S. vs. Nigeria2 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
CyclingWomen’s Mountain Bike2 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
SwimmingQualifying Heats2 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
3×3 BasketballQuarterfinals2 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
Women’s SoccerU.S. vs. Australia4 a.m. – 6 a.m.USA
GymnasticsWomen’s Gymnastics Team Final6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Olympic Channel
SoftballFinal7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.NBCSN
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
Beach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Table TennisWomen’s Quarterfinal8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Men’s VolleyballU.S. vs. Tunisia8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Slalom CanoeingQualifying8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
RowingFinals and Semifinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
CyclingWomen’s Time Trial8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
CyclingMen’s Time Trial8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s Third-round singles10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, Quarterfinals10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMen’s Doubles, Semifinals10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMixed Doubles, First Round10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
Slalom CanoeingQualifying12 a.m. – 2 a.mNBC
Women’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Hungary12 a.m. – 2 a.mNBC

Wednesday, July 28

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Men’s BasketballU.S. vs. Iran12:40 a.m. – 2 a.m.Peacock
CyclingMen’s Individual Time Trial2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s Singles, Third Round2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, Quarterfinals2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMen’s Doubles, Semifinals2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMixed, First Round2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
Slalom CanoeingQualifying2 a.m. – 12 p.m.USA
Women’s Basketball3×3 Semifinal2 a.m. – 12 p.m.USA
RugbyMen’s Bronze Medal and Final2 a.m. – 12 p.m.USA
Men’s Basketball3×3 Semfinal2 a.m. – 12 p.m.USA
SwimmingQualifying Heats2 a.m. – 12 p.m.USA
3×3 BasketballFinals2 a.m. – 12 p.m.USA
Men’s VolleyballBrazil vs. Taiwan2 a.m. – 12 p.m.USA
Men’s SoccerGermany vs. Ivory Coast4 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.NBCSN
Men’s SoccerRomania vs. New Zealand4 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.NBCSN
GymnasticsMen’s All Around6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Men’s SoccerFrance vs. Japan7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.NBCSN
GolfMen’s First Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
SwimmingFinals8 p.m. – 12 a.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballQualifying Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
RugbyWomen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Table TennisWomen’s Semifinal8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Men’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Italy8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
RowingFinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
CyclingBMX Racing Quarterfinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
FencingWomen’s Team Foil Semifinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s Singles and Mixed, Quarterfinals10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, Semifinals10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel

Thursday, July 29

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
FencingWomen’s Team Foil Semifinal2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s Singles and Mixed, Quarterfinals2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, Semifinals2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
FencingWomen’s Team Foil Bronze Medal and Final2 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.NBCSN
Men’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Italy2 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.USA
Slalom. CanoeingWomen’s Final2 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.USA
RugbyWomen’s Qualifying Round2 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.USA
SwimmingQualifying Heats2 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.USA
Women’s VolleyballU.S. vs. Turkey2 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.USA
GymnasticsWomen’s All Around6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Men’s BasketballSpain vs. Argentina8:10 a.m. – 10 a.m.NBCSN
SwimmingFinals8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
GolfMen’s Second Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
Track & FieldQualifying Rounds8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Track & FieldQualifying Rounds8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.USA
Table TennisMen’s Semifinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Men’s VolleyballU.S. vs. Brazil8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
RowingFinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Women’s RugbyU.S. vs. Australia8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
CyclingBMX Racing Finals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
GymnasticsWomen’s Trampoline Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s Singles and Mixed, Semifinals11 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMen’s Doubles, Final11 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel

Friday, July 30

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
GymnasticsWomen’s Trampoline Final2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
Women’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Taiwan2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
ArcheryWomen’s Individual Final2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
Women’s VolleyballChina vs. Taiwan2 a.m. – 4 a.m.NBCSN
TennisMen’s Doubles Final, Bronze Medal2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMen’s Singles, Doubles Semifinals2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
Women’s BasketballU.S. vs. Japan2 a.m. – 2 p.m.USA
DivingWomen’s Springboard Qualifying2 a.m. – 2 p.m.USA
Women’s SoccerQuarterfinal4 a.m. – 6 a.m.NBCSN
Women’s RugbyQuarterfinals4:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.USA
SwimmingQualifying Heats6 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.USA
Women’s SoccerQuarterfinal6 a.m. – 8 a.m.NBCSN
Track & FieldWomen’s 5000m, Triple Jump Qualifying, Shot Put Qualifying6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Track & FieldMen’s 10000m Final, Mixed 4x400m Relay Round 16 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
GolfMen’s Third Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
Women’s SoccerQuarterfinal8 a.m. – 9 a.m.NBCSN
Beach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying Round9 a.m. – 10 a.m.NBCSN
Men’s VolleyballFrance vs. Taiwan10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.NBCSN
CyclingBMX Freestyle Qualifying2 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
TriathlonMixed Relay6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.USA
Track & FieldQualifying Round8 p.m. – 11 p.m.USA
Track & FieldWomen’s 400m Hurdles Round One8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
SwimmingFinals8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
CyclingWomen’s BMX Freestyle Qualifying8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Women’s VolleyballU.S. vs. Taiwan8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
FencingWomen’s Team Sabre, Semifinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
GymnasticsMen’s Trampoline Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
TennisWomen’s Singles Final, Bronze Medal11 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMen’s Singles Bronze Medal11 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Doubles Bronze Medal, Mixed Doubles Bronze11 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel

Saturday, July 31

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
GymnasticsMen’s Trampoline Final2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
ArcheryMen’s Individual Final2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
DivingWomen’s Springboard Semifinal2 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.USA
TennisWomen’s Singles Final, Bronze Medal2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMen’S Singles Bronze Medal2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
Men’s SoccerQuarterfinal4 a.m. – 6 a.m.NBCSN
Women’s RugbyFinal and Bronze Medal4:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.USA
Men’s SoccerQuarterfinal5:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.USA
BaseballU.S. vs. Korea6 a.m. – 9 a.m.NBCSN
Track & FieldMen’s Long Jump, Women’s 100m, Men’s 100m, more6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Women’s VolleyballChina vs. Italy9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.USA
Men’s BasketballU.S. vs. TBD6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
BadmintonMen’s Doubles Final9 a.m. – 3 p.m.NBCSN
GolfMen’s Final Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
Men’s SoccerQuarterfinal7 a.m. – 9 a.m.USA
FencingMen’s Team Foil, Semifinal10:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Elimination Round8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
SwimmingFinals8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
CyclingBMX Freestyle Finals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
WestlingQualifying Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
BadmintonMen’s Singles Semifinal8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Beach VolleyballElimination Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Track & FieldFinals and Qualifying Round8:10 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.USA
TennisMen’s Singles Final11 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Doubles Final, Mixed Doubles Final11 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
Beach VolleyballMen’s Elimination Round12 a.m. – 2 a.m.NBC

Sunday, August 1

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Men’s HandballNorway vs. France2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
TennisMen’s Singles Final2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisWomen’s Doubles Final2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
TennisMixed Doubles Final2 a.m. – 7 a.m.Olympic Channel
DivingWomen’s Springboard Final2 a.m. – 2 p.m.USA
Men’s HandballDenmark vs. Sweden2 a.m. – 2 p.m.USA
WeightliftingWomen’s Final3:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.NBCSN
FencingMen’s Team Foil Final3:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.NBCSN
BadmintonWomen’s Singles Final3:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.NBCSN
GymnasticsEvent Finals4 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Track & FieldEvent Finals & Semifinals4 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Men’s BasketballSpain vs. Slovenia4:20 a.m. – 6:10 a.m.USA
Men’s VolleyballU.S. vs. Argentina8:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.NBC
CanoeingSpring Qualifying2 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Elimination Round7 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Track & FieldFinals and Qualifying Rounds8 p.m. – 10:55 p.m.USA
Beach VolleyballMen’s Elimination Round8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Field HockeyWomen’s Quarterfinal8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
BadmintonWomen’s Doubles Bronze Medal & Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
WrestlingQualifying Rounds & Semifinals10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
Men’s Water PoloU.S. vs. Greece10:30 p.m. – 11:40 p.m.CNBC
CanoeingSpring Qualifying11:30 p.m. – 12:05 a.m.NBC
Women’s VolleyballU.S. vs. Italy12:05 a.m. – 2 p.m.NBC
Women’s BasketballU.S. vs. France12:40 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.USA

Monday, August 2

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Men’s BasketballQuarterfinal12:40 a.m. – 2 a.m.Peacock
DivingMen’s Springboard Qualifying2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
Beach VolleyballElimination Rounds2 a.m. – 2 p.m.NBCSN
WeightliftingWomen’s Final2 a.m. – 2 p.m.NBCSN
BadmintonMen’s Singles Final2 a.m. – 2 p.m.NBCSN
SoccerWomen’s Semifinal4 a.m. – 8 p.m.USA
SoccerWomen’s Semifinal4 a.m. – 8 p.m.USA
Beach VolleyballElimination Round4 a.m. – 8 p.m.USA
Men’s Water PoloSpain vs. Croatia4 a.m. – 8 p.m.USA
GymnasticsEvent Finals4 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Track & FieldFinals, Semifinals & Qualifying4 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
WrestlingFinals5 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Quarterfinal8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Track & FieldFinals, Semifinals & Qualifying8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Track & FieldFinals & Qualifying8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
WrestlingQualifying Rounds10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
Water PoloWomen’s Quarterfinal11 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
CanoeingSprint Finals11:30 p.m. – 12:05 a.m.NBC
VolleyballMen’s Quarterfinal11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.NBC

Tuesday, August 3

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
DivingMen’s Springboard Final2 a.m. – 4 a.m.CNBC
SoccerMen’s Semifinals4 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Quarterfinal4 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
SwimmingWomen’s Marathon4 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
GymnasticsEvent Finals4 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
Track & FieldFinals, Semifinals & Qualifying4 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
WrestlingFinals5 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
BasketballMen’s Quarterfinal8 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.USA
VolleyballMen’s Quarterfinal9:50 a.m. – 8 p.m.USA
GolfWomen’s First Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
Track & FieldFinals, Semifinals & Qualifying8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballMen’s Quarterfinal8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
SkateboardingWomen’s Park Qualifying & Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
CanoeingSprint Quarterfinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Water PoloMen’s Quarterfinal8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
Track & FieldFinals & Semifinals8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.USA
WrestlingQualifying Rounds10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
VolleyballWomen’s Quarterfinal12:05 a.m. – 2 a.m.NBC
BasketballWomen’s Quarterfinal12:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.USA

Wednesday, August 4

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Men’s BasketballSemifinal12:15 a.m. – 2 a.m.Peacock
BasketballWomen’s Quarterfinals2 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
DivingWomen’s Platform Qualifying2 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
Artistic SwimmingDuet Final2 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
VolleyballWomen’s Quarterfinals2 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
EquestrianIndividual Jumping Final2 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
SwimmingMen’s Marathon2 a.m. – 8 p.m.NBCSN
WrestlingFinals5 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
Track & FieldSemifinals & Finals6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
GolfWomen’s Second Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Semifinal8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Track & FieldFinals, Semifinals & Qualifying8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
DivingWomen’s Platform Semifinal8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Track & FieldFinals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
SkateboardingMen’s Park Qualifying & Final8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
DivingWomen’s Platform Semifinal8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
CanoeingSprint Finals8 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
WrestlingQualifying Rounds10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.Olympic Channel
VolleyballMen’s Semifinal12:05 a.m. – 2 a.m.NBC

Thursday, August 5

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Water PoloWomen’s Semifinal2 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.CNBC
DivingWomen’s Platform Final2 a.m. – 6 a.m.USA
SoccerWomen’s Bronze Medal2 a.m. – 6 a.m.USA
Track & FieldMen’s 20km Walk2 a.m. – 7 a.m.NBCSN
WrestlingFinals5:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
Water PoloWomen’s Semifinal6 a.m. – 10 p.m.USA
VolleyballMen’s Semifinal6 a.m. – 10 p.m.USA
Track & FieldFinals & Semifinals6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
BasketballMen’s Semifinal7 a.m. – 9 a.m.NBCSN
Track & FieldMen’s 50km Walk4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.NBCSN
GolfWomen’s Third Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
CanoeingSprint Qualifying8 p.m. – 10 p.m.USA
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Final8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballWomen’s Bronze Medal8 p.m. – 12:15 a.m.CNBC
GymnasticsRhythmic Individual Qualifying8 p.m. – 12:15 a.m.CNBC
SoccerWomen’s Final10 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
VolleyballWomen’s Semifinal10 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
WrestlingFinals10 p.m. – 2 a.m.Olympic Channel
SoccerWomen’s Final11:30 p.m. – 12:05 a.m.NBC
BasketballWomen’s Semifinal12:05 a.m. – 2 a.m.NBC

Friday, August 6

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
Water PoloMen’s Semifinal2 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.CNBC
DivingMen’s Platform Qualifying2 a.m. – 6 a.m.USA
HandballWomen’s Semifinal2 a.m. – 6 a.m.USA
Track & FieldWomen’s 20km Walk3:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.NBCSN
WrestlingFinals5:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
Field HockeyWomen’s Final6 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
VolleyballWomen’s Semifinal6 a.m. – 10 a.m.USA
Track & FieldFinals & Semifinals6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
SoccerMen’s Bronze Medal7 a.m. – 11 a.m.NBCSN
Track & FieldWomen’s Marathon6 p.m. – 9 p.m.USA
GolfWomen’s Final Round6:30 p.m. – 3 a.m.Golf Channel
Track & FieldWomen’s Marathon8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.NBC
Beach VolleyballMen’s Bronze Medal8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.CNBC
Beach VolleyballMen’s Final8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.CNBC
DivingMen’s Platform Semifinal9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.USA
GymnasticsRhythmic Group Qualifying9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.USA
Men’s BasketballFinal10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.Peacock
BasketballMen’s Final10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.NBC
BaseballBronze Medal11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
VolleyballMen’s Bronze Medal12:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.USA

Saturday, August 7

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
VolleyballMen’s Bronze Medal2 a.m. – 5 a.m.USA
DivingMen’s Platform Final2 a.m. – 5 a.m.USA
Water PoloWomen’s Final2 a.m. – 5 a.m.USA
BasketballWomen’s Bronze Medal2 a.m. – 5 a.m.CNBC
BasketballMen’s Bronze Medal5 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.USA
BasketballMen’s Ceremony5 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.USA
WrestlingFinals5:45 a.m. – 9 a.m.Olympic Channel
Track & FieldFinals6 a.m. – 11 a.m.Peacock
SoccerMen’s Final7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.NBCSN
VolleyballMen’s Final8 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.NBC
Track & FieldMen’s Marathon6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.USA
VolleyballWomen’s Bronze Medal6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.USA
GymnasticsRhythmic Group Final6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.USA
Track & FieldMen’s Marathon8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.NBC
HandballWomen’s Bronze Medal8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.CNBC
BasketballWomen’s Final10:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.NBC
VolleyballWomen’s Final11:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.USA
Water PoloMen’s Bronze Medal12:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
BoxingFinals12:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.CNBC
VolleyballWomen’s Final1:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.NBC

Sunday, August 8

SportEventTime (ET)Channel
BoxingFinals2 a.m. – 3 a.m.CNBC
VolleyballWomen’s Final2 a.m. – 7 p.m.USA
Water PoloMen’s Final2 a.m. – 7 p.m.USA
Tokyo Gold7 p.m. – 8 p.m.NBC
Closing Ceremony8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.NBC

Could the Tokyo Olympics 2021 be canceled again?

A few reports said that, privately, some Japanese politicians openly believed the Olympics would need to be canceled a second time. Nonetheless, the IOC president questioned that claim, saying he believes the Olympics would totally go on as scheduled.

Japan has been experiencing spikes in COVID-19 infections. Just under 30% of the Japanese populace has been basically mostly vaccinated at the time of writing, and a petition to cancel the Olympics has been signed by countless individuals. Regardless of this, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga trusts Japan can run a “safe and secure Olympics.”

As referenced above, COVID-19 cases have effectively been found in the athletes’ town.

How will Japan keep the Tokyo Olympics 2021 safe from COVID-19?

Japan has been currently issuing protocols trying to protect the Olympics. Those taking an interest in the Olympics should use Japan’s COCOA Exposure Notification app and be tested for COVID-19 every four days.

Vaccinations aren’t required for Olympic athletes participating in the games, however numerous nations are ensuring the entirety of their athletes is vaccinated before joining in.

The IOC has released various “playbooks” for members, staff, and writers covering the Olympics.

Can audiences attend the Tokyo Olympics 2021?

Tickets at first sold out for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, yet as of this moment, observers will be banned from attending the games in Tokyo and its surrounding regions. Events held external to the region covered by the crisis (like the marathon) will permit spectators, however, they’ll be asked not to support the runners on the streets.

We know without a doubt that international spectators will not have the option to join in. All abroad people have had their tickets refunded.

For what reason isn’t it called the 2021 Tokyo Olympics?

Notwithstanding the reality it’s occurring in 2021, these Olympics are as yet being officially referred to as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Events will be broadcast on NBC, USA, NBCSN, CNBC, Olympic Channel, Golf Channel, and NBC’s streaming platform, Peacock.

What events are new?

There are six new or returning Olympic games to focus on. Missing in London and Rio, men’s baseball and women’s softball are back because of their gigantic notoriety in Japan. Five countries will join the hosts in viewing for gold on the diamond. Karate, sport climbing, surfing, and skateboarding are additionally new, in a “How do you do, kids?” move by the IOC. Along these lines, basketball includes a three-on-three competition for eight countries. Rugby sevens, a variation that highlights seven players on each side, and golf return after appearing in Rio.

Tokyo Olympics medals design

Tokyo 2020 held a competition for the design of medals which pulled more than 400 entries. The medals for Tokyo Olympics 2021 are produced using recycled electronics. 5,000 gold, silver, and bronze medals were produced using recycled electronics sourced from everywhere in Japan.

The medals “symbolize the energy and diversity of the athletes.” The design of the medals additionally represents Japanese culture, with the ribbon showing off modernized ichimatsu Moyo (checkered patterns) and Kasane no irome (kimono layering techniques).

The Tokyo 2020 colors are added to the ribbon through more co2-friendly chemically-recycled polyester fibers. While the rear of the medal includes the Tokyo 2020 logo, the front represents Nike, the Greek goddess of triumph, before Panathinaikos Stadium.

Where is the next Summer Olympics?

Paris will host the 2024 Summer Olympics, having missed out on London for 2012. The US has a chance in 2028 when it’ll be in Los Angeles. The Olympics website has cool pages on each game of the modern era, returning to Athens in 1896.

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