Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live Stream: How to watch 2021 Summer Olympics Free

Tokyo Olympic 2021 live streaming

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live Stream: How to watch 2021 Summer Olympics and listen on the radio, and online
2021 Tokyo Olympics Live Streaming, Telecast, TV channels, Broadcaster, Schedule, Medal Tally, Table results, wiki, Participating countries, Medallist. Summer Olympics 2021 is still a year away, but we have been feeling the hype for months now.

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Tokyo 2021 is still a year away, but we have been feeling the hype for months now. The upcoming 2021 Summer Olympics has officially been entitled the Games of XXXII Olympiad, also known as Tokyo 2021. It is the next international multi-sport event that will take place from July 23 to August 8, 2021, in Tokyo Japan.

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Looking to watch the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games? Whether you want to do so on your TV, via a live stream online, or on the radio, we’ve got you covered – this is our ultimate guide with everything you need to know.

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2021 Summer Olympics Details, location, and date

As mentioned, it will happen from July 23 to August 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

Tokyo came as the host city back then during the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires on September 7, 2013. The games will be the mark of returning the Summer Olympics to Tokyo for the first time after 1964.

It will also mark the record that Tokyo is the first city in Asia that hosts the Olympics twice. In total, there are four Olympics held in Japan.

The Seven Network is the only place to watch the Olympics on TV this year. The deal for the 2021 Games is the same one that came into effect for the 2016 Games and gives Seven exclusive rights for Australian television audiences.

Seven will be broadcasting their Olympics coverage across all three of their channels – 7, 7TWO, and 7mate.

Seven is also the place to go if you are keen on finding a live stream for any event. They are live streaming all three of their channels’ coverage live online, both through their website and through the Olympics on 7 apps, available for iOS and Android.

However, that’s not all – if you’re keen to watch an event that is not being shown on one of Seven’s three channels, you do still have the ability to live stream it online or through the app.

Unlike four years ago though, you won’t need to pay for the right to watch every single event out of Japan. Instead, it’ll all be for free through a yet to be confirmed Channel Seven digital application. All you’ll need to provide is an email address and some personal details to access thousands of additional hours of content, which Seven have also said will be streamed in HD.

So how are you going to know when you need to watch? We’ve got you covered of course, with the ultimate Olympics TV Guide for Australians, to let you know what’s on TV and when all in AEST time.

If you’re looking for even more detail, you can hit up our Olympics Events Guide for Australians which lists every single event on Tokyo 2021, and the AEST time and date that it’ll occur.

If you’re wanting to listen in to the Olympics coverage on the radio instead, there are a couple of different options.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Schedule

  • Aquatics
  • Artistic swimming
  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water polo
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Basketball
  • 3×3 basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoeing
  • Slalom
  • Sprint
  • Cycling
  • BMX freestyle
  • BMX racing
  • Mountain biking
  • Road cycling
  • Track cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Dressage
  • Eventing
  • Jumping
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Artistic
  • Rhythmic
  • Trampoline
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Kata
  • Kumite
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Rugby sevens
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Skateboarding
  • Sport climbing
  • Surfing
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • Freestyle
  • Greco-Roman

Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics TV Rights

Just like the other fantastic big sporting event, the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be available on TV across the world. Besides the officials from Japan, there will be numerous international broadcasters involved in the party. Olympic Broadcasting Services will also produce the world the content to the local broadcasters for their coverage.

Most of the broadcasters have obtained the rights to further games in the future as well. For instance, in Europe, the IOC’s has been launching an exclusive deal with Discovery Communications. The 2021 Games rights are available in almost all the European countries, except France because of the existing rights deals. The other country which is not getting power in Russia. Here is a list of TV channels per country.

  • Armenia: APMTV
  • Asia: Dentsu
  • Australia: Seven Network
  • Austria: ORF
  • Belarus: Belteleradio
  • Belgium: VRT
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
  • Brazil: Grupo Globo
  • Bulgaria: BNT
  • Canada: CBC/Radio-Canada Sportsnet TSN TLN
  • Caribbean: International Media Content Ltd. SportsMax
  • China: CCTV
  • Croatia: HRT
  • Czech Republic: ČT
  • Denmark: DR
  • Estonia: Eesti Meedia
  • Europe: Discovery Communications Eurosport
  • Finland: Yle
  • France: France Télévisions Canal+
  • Georgia: GPB
  • Germany: ARD ZDF
  • Greece: ERT
  • Hungary: MTVA
  • Iceland: RÚV
  • Indian subcontinent: Sony Pictures Networks
  • Ireland: RTÉ
  • Japan: Japan Consortium
  • Kosovo: RTK
  • Latin America: América Móvil
  • Latvia: LTV
  • Lithuania: TV3
  • Luxembourg: RTL
  • Macedonia: MRT
  • MENA: beIN Sports
  • Montenegro: RTCG
  • Netherlands: NOS
  • New Zealand: Sky Television
  • North Korea: SBS
  • Norway: TVNorge
  • Oceania[iii]: Sky Television
  • Poland: TVP
  • Portugal: RTP
  • Romania: TVR
  • Singapore: Mediacorp
  • Slovakia: RTVS
  • Slovenia: RTV
  • South Africa: SABC SuperSport
  • South Korea: SBS
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: Kwesé Sports
  • Sweden: Kanal 5
  • Switzerland: SRG SSR
  • Ukraine UA: PBC
  • United Kingdom: BBC/Eurosport
  • United States: NBCUniversal

Stream the Tokyo Games on the CBC (Canada)

Price: Free

The CBC is one of the official broadcasters in Canada for the Summer Olympics. Be sure to check with the CBC’s schedule to know when to tune in. Signing up is painless.

Live stream the Olympics on 7plus (Australia)

Price: Free

Channels: The Olympic Channel

The Australian streaming service 7plus recently added the Olympic Channel to its channel lineup. On 7plus, you can catch various sports during the Summer Olympics. And it’s completely free.

To watch the Olympics on 7plus:

Watch summer Olympics streams on TVNZ (NZ)

Price: Free

Channels: TVNZ 1

TVNZ will be airing the 2021 Summer Olympics in New Zealand, providing 12 hours of free-to-air coverage each afternoon and evening during the event. For the start time of the broadcasts, check the TVNZ TV Guide.

To watch the Olympics on TVNZ:

Watch Olympic streams on Sportsnet (Canada)

Price: 10 CAD and up

Sportsnet in Canada also holds broadcasting rights for the Tokyo Olympics. Sportsnet offers two subscription plans: SN Now (20 CAD/month) and SN Now+ (7-Day Pass for 10 CAD, monthly subscription for 28 CAD/month, or Annual Pass for 20.83 CAD/month).

To watch the Olympics on Sportsnet:

Which countries are competing in the 2021 Summer Olympics?

The following countries will participate in the 2021 Summer Olympics:

Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chad, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan (host), Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudia Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

When is the opening ceremony?

The Summer Olympic Games officially begin on July 24, 2021.

The Olympic opening ceremony, which will take place at the New National Stadium in Tokyo, is expected to be a huge event, so remember to check start times with your broadcaster(s) of choice and tune in.

Channels Broadcasting Olympics Live Stream Online

Apart from the countries and their channels mentioned above, you may be wondering about other regions and their official broadcasters for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.

The Summer Olympics is a great deal around the globe, and you are not alone to be excited for the games to begin. This should explain why there are so many broadcasters, as well. To verify whether your country is listed, take a look at these countries and their official broadcaster for the 2021 Olympics:

  • Brazil – GloboTV
  • Finland – Yle
  • India – Sony Liv
  • China – CCTV
  • Ireland – RTE
  • Korea – SBS
  • New Zealand – Sky NZ
  • MENA – beIN Sports
  • Germany – ARD