How to Watch the Tokyo Olympics: TV & Streaming Schedule

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When are the Tokyo Olympics?

The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will take place Friday, July 23 – Sunday, August 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The opening ceremony will be held Friday evening, July 23 in Tokyo, 7:00 am EDT and 4:00 am PDT. The Olympics closing ceremony will take place on Sunday, August 8 at 7:00 am EDT.

 

Where can I watch the Tokyo Olympics?

NBC is home to the Olympics, so tune into your local NBC station for primetime coverage. You can also watch the games streaming on NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports, and Peacock.

 

What is the time difference between the US and Japan?

Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern time, which means many events held in the evening in Tokyo will be in the early morning hours for US viewers.

 

Full Tokyo Olympics Schedule by Sport: TV & streaming 

Watch the Tokyo Olympics on local NBC channels, NBC Sports, CNBC, USA, Telemundo or stream on NBC Olympics or Peacock.

*Olympic schedule subject to change – last updated 7/26/21

Sport Dates (EDT) *Where to Watch
Ceremonies Friday, July 23

Sunday, August 8

Archery Friday, July 23 – 

Saturday, July 31

Artistic Swimming Monday, August 2 – 

Saturday, August 7

Badminton Friday, July 23 – 

Monday, August 2

Baseball Tuesday, July 27 – 

Saturday, August 7

Basketball Saturday, July 24 – 

Saturday, August 7

  • CNBC
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
Basketball 3X3 Friday, July 23 – 

Wednesday, July 28

Beach Volleyball Friday, July 23 – 

Friday, August 6

Boxing Friday, July 23 – 

Sunday, August 8

  • CNBC
  • NBC Sports
  • Olympic Channel
Canoe/Kayak Sunday, July 25 – 

Friday, August 6

Cycling Friday, July 23 – 

Saturday, August 7

Diving Sunday, July 25 – 

Saturday, August 7

Equestrian Saturday, July 24 – 

Saturday, August 7

Fencing Friday, July 23 – 

Sunday, August 1

Field Hockey Friday, July 23 – 

Friday, August 6

Golf Wednesday, July 28 – 

Friday, August 6

Gymnastics Friday, July 23 – 

Tuesday, August 3

  • NBC, CNBC
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
Handball Friday, July 23 – 

Sunday, August 8

Judo Friday, July 23 – 

Saturday, July 31

Karate Wednesday, August 4 – 

Saturday, August 7

Modern Pentathlon Thursday, August 5 – 

Saturday, August 7

Rhythmic Gymnastics Thursday, August 5 – 

Saturday, August 7

Rowing Friday, July 23 – 

Thursday, July 29

Rugby Sunday, July 25 – 

Saturday, July 31

Sailing Saturday, July 24 – 

Wednesday, August 4

Shooting Friday, July 23 – 

Monday, August 2

Skateboarding Saturday, July 24 – 

Wednesday, August 4 

Soccer Saturday, July 24 – 

Saturday, August 7

Softball Friday, July 23 – 

Tuesday, July 27

Sport Climbing Tuesday, August 3 –

Friday, August 6

Surfing Saturday, July 24 – 

Tuesday, July 27

Swimming Saturday, July 24 – 

Wednesday, August 4

  • NBC, USA
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
Table Tennis Friday, July 23 – 

Friday, August 6

Taekwondo Friday, July 23 – 

Tuesday, July 27

Tennis Friday, July 23 – 

Sunday August 1

Track & Field Thursday, July 29 – 

Saturday, August 7

  • CNBC
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
Trampoline Friday, July 30 – 

Saturday, July 31

Triathlon Sunday, July 25 – 

Tuesday, July 27

Volleyball Friday, July 23 – 

Sunday, August 8

  • NBC
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
Water Polo Saturday, July 24 – 

Sunday, August 8

Weightlifting Friday, July 23 – 

Wednesday, August 4

Wrestling Saturday, July 31 – 

Saturday, August 7

 

Tokyo Olympics Schedule by Day: TV & streaming 

*Where to watch is subject to change; please check back closer to the Olympic Games for watch and stream event availability.

 

What Olympic events can I stream on Peacock?

Peacock will stream major events live every morning including Women’s and Men’s gymnastics, Track and Field, and Team USA Men’s Basketball on their channels. Here is a comprehensive list of Olympic content you can find on Peacock; including a full list of live Olympic events, original programming and docuseries, specials, Olympic channels and more.

Peacock Olympic Channel Schedule

Tokyo LIVE (6:00 am – 11:00 am)

  • Recaps from “overnight” events and live look-ins at marquee events, like gymnastics and track and field.

Tokyo Gold (11:00 am – 7:00 pm)

  • Highlight show with the best of the past day and preview of must-see events.

On Her Turf at the Olympics (7:00 pm – 7:30 pm)

  • Spotlight on the powerful women of Team USA.

Tokyo Tonight (7:30 pm – Midnight)

  • Live studio show with quick-turn highlights from Tokyo.