Tokyo Olympics: Live Stream, TV Coverage & More info

Published 18 July 2021 By: James

The Summer Olympic Games are right upon us! After getting delayed by a year, we’ll finally be able to watch Summer Olympics 2020 this July!

The games are happening in Tokyo as scheduled. Though, initially, they were set to happen in 2020. However, because of the situation created by the pandemic, the games were delayed to 2021. Despite the extension, the games are still officially known as Summer Olympics 2020.

Stream Tokyo Olympics for Free

To watch Olympics live online on BBC iPlayer, you just need to:

  1. Get a VPN for Olympics
  2. Connect to the UK server
  3. Visit BBC iPlayer  &  start streaming now 

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Summer Olympics Live Online from anywhere

There are plenty of options for you to stream the Olympic games on. The Olympic Games will be broadcasted in almost every country around the world. You can refer to the table below to learn which channel will be streaming Olympic games in your country.

While there may be plenty of options to watch Olympics on, most of them aren’t free to watch. In fact, most of the channels that will be streaming Summer Olympics are actually paid and require a monthly subscription.

However, there are channels that will be streaming the Olympic games for free. BBC iPlayer, Channel 7, and Peacock TV are three channels that are free to watch and are also streaming Summer Olympics live this summer.  These channels are not available in every country, though. This means that if you live outside the UK, Australia, or the US, then you won’t be able to access any of these channels from your local IP address.

You shouldn’t give up hope though, because we have a hack that would allow you to access any of these channels and watch Olympics live online for free from anywhere. This hack requires the use of a VPN, but that can be easily arranged. In short, you just need to follow the steps mentioned below for each of the channels and you will be able to enjoy all the Olympic action without needing to pay any fee at all.

Watch Olympics live online on Channel 7

Streaming Olympics on Channel 7 is easy. You just need to follow these steps:

  1. Get a VPN
  2. Connect to the Australian server
  3. Visit Channel 7 & Watch Olympics for free!

Olympics live online on Peacock TV

To watch Olympic Games on Peacock TV, you just need to:

  1. Get a VPN
  2. Connect to an American server
  3. Create an account on Peacock TV
  4. Watch Olympics live online from anywhere

Where to watch Olympics live online?

Olympic Games are renowned worldwide. This is why there are loads of channels that will be broadcasting the games live on the internet. Here is the list of channels that will be streaming the Olympic Games this summer. For your convenience, we’ve mentioned which of these channels are paid and which are free.

Note: You can use a VPN to access and stream Olympic Games on any of these channels.

Where to Watch Olympics Online – Broadcaster list

For those looking forward to watch the Closing Ceremony without TV, they will need to access Rio Olympics online streaming channels. Below is the list of channels for live Olympics streaming. If you select the channel that are free and does not require any subscription charges, you will be able to watch Olympics Closing Ceremony online for free.

 

  • United States: NBCUniversal NBColympics.com NBCSN USA Network  CNBC
  • Canada :  Different broadcasters show the games such as Sportsnet, TSN, CBC, and TLN.
  • United KingdomBBC and Eurosport. Both channels have the rights
  • Australia : Channel 7
  • New Zealand : TVNZ
  • Ireland : RTE
  • Poland : TVP
  • Switzerland : SRG SSR, SRF & RTS
  • Netherlands : NOS
  • Armenia: APMTV
  • Asia: Dentsu
  • Austria: ORF
  • Argentina: TyC Sports
  • Barbados: CBC
  • Belarus: Belteleradio
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
  • Brazil: Grupo Globo and BandSports
  • Bulgaria: BNT
  • Caribbean: International Media Content Ltd.SportsMax
  • Chile: TVN
  • Chinese Taipei: Chunghwa TelecomEBCELTAPTS
  • Croatia: HRT
  • Colombia: Caracol Televisión
  • Costa Rica: Repretel
  • Czech Republic: ČT
  • Denmark: DR
  • Estonia: Postimees Group
  • Europe: Discovery, Inc.Eurosport
  • Finland: Yle
  • Georgia: GPB
  • Greece: ERT
  • Hungary: MTVA
  • Honduras: VTV
  • Hong Kong: i-Cable, PCCW,T VB
  • Iceland: RÚV
  • Indian subcontinent: Sony Pictures Networks
  • Kenya: KTN
  • Kosovo: RTK
  • Latin America: América Móvil, DirecTV
  • Latvia: LTV
  • Lithuania: TV3
  • Luxembourg: RTL
  • Mexico: Televisa, TV Azteca, Imagen Televisión
  • MENA: beIN Sports
  • Moldova: TVR
  • Montenegro: RTCG
  • North Korea: SBS
  • North Macedonia: MRT
  • Norway: TVNorge
  • Oceania: Sky
  • Paraguay: SNT
  • Peru: Grupo ATV
  • Poland: TVP
  • Portugal: RTP
  • Romania: TVR
  • Singapore: Mediacorp
  • Slovakia: RTVS
  • Slovenia: RTV
  • Spain: RTVE
  • South Africa: SABCS, SuperSport
  • South Korea: SBS
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: Infront Sports & Media, SuperSport
  • Sweden: Kanal 5
  • Switzerland: SRG SSR
  • Thailand: AIS,GMM25,Plan B,NEW18,PPTV, TV Pool, True4U
  • Turkey: TRT
  • Ukraine: Suspilne

Watch Olympics on Bein Sports ( MENA and AFRICA)

Bein Sports is the official broadcaster of Summer Olympics 2020 in MENA region. The service available in more than 25+ countries including UAE and African region too. Bein Sports MENA is restricted, so you can’t watch it outside these unless you have a VPN.

Watch Olympics live with Zattoo  (Switzerland)

Zatt0o owns the official broadcasting rights to telecast the entire event for free in Switzerland. If you want to watch the event in German commentary, all you need is to get a VPN and connect it Swiss server.

Stream the Tokyo Olympics live in Ireland

RTE Player in Ireland will be broadcasting the Olympics 2021 for Free without any hidden cost. Just connect to Irish server if you are trying to access it outside the region

Stream Tokyo Olympics on the CBC (Canada)

Canadians can stream and cheer for their online through CBC network. CBC is another free option to watch the Summer Olympics 2021. CBC will cover all the events of the tournaments including extras.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Schedule and Events

  • Olympics Opening Ceremony – July 23
  • 3×3 Basketball – July 24-28
  • Archery – July 23-31
  • Artistic Gymnastics – July 24 – August 3
  • Artistic Swimming – August 2-7
  • Athletics – July 30 – August 8
  • Badminton – July 24 – August 2
  • Baseball/Softball – July 21 – August 7
  • Basketball – July 25 – August 8
  • Beach Volleyball – July 24 – August 7
  • Boxing – July 24 – August 8
  • Canoe Slalom – July 25-30
  • Canoe Sprint – August 2-7
  • Cycling BMX Freestyle – July 31 – August 1
  • Cycling BMX Racing – July 29-30
  • Cycling Mountain Bike – July 26-27
  • Cycling Road – July 24-28
  • Cycling Track – August 2-8
  • Diving – July 25 – August 7
  • Equestrian – July 24 – August 7
  • Fencing – July 24 – August 1
  • Football – July 21 – August 7
  • Golf – July 29 – August 7
  • Handball – July 24 – August 8
  • Hockey – July 24 – August 6
  • Judo – July 24-31
  • Karate – August 5-7
  • Marathon Swimming – August 4-5
  • Modern Pentathlon – August 5-7
  • Rhythm Gymnastics – August 6-8
  • Rowing – July 23-30
  • Rugby Sevens – July 26-31
  • Sailing – July 25 – August 4
  • Shooting – July 24 – August 2
  • Skateboarding – July 25-26, August 4-5
  • Sport Climbing – August 3-6
  • Surfing – July 25 – August 1
  • Swimming – July 24 – August 1
  • Table Tennis – July 24 – August 6
  • Taekwondo – July 24-27
  • Tennis – July 24 – August 1
  • Trampoline Gymnastics – July 30-31
  • Triathlon – July 26-31
  • Volleyball – July 24 – August 8
  • Water Polo – July 24 – August 8
  • Weightlifting – July 24 – August 4
  • Wrestling – August 1-7
  • Olympics Closing Ceremony – August 8

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Frequently Asked Question

Who will Perform in the Opening Ceremony?

Exhibition flight by Blue Impulse, the aerobatics squadron of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force.

When are the 2020 Summer Olympics taking place?

Japan

How can I watch the Tokyo Games?

You can watch Olympics on NBC, BBC iPlayer, CBC, ARD to name few

What’s the schedule for the Olympics?

23rd July – 8th August