Tokyo Olympics 2021 Athletics TV Guide, Schedule, Timing

Athletics at the 2021 Summer Olympics will be held from 30 July – 8 August 2020, at the Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan. The sport of athletics at these Games is split into three distinct sets of events: track and field events, road running events, and racewalking events. A total of 48 events will be held, one more than in 2016, with the addition of a mixed relay event.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Athletics Live Streaming + TV Channel Details, Broadcast Rights

The Sony Pictures Networks India has been awarded the broadcast rights in India and its subcontinent for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. It will provide television coverage on Sony and live streaming through their SonyLiv app and website with a premium subscription. Jio users can enjoy live streaming of Olympics for free on Jio TV app. DD Sports will also televise all Indian matches of Olympics 2021. DD sports is free to air channel in India.

In Australia, Seven West Media secured the exclusive Australian free-to-air and subscription broadcast television rights, as well as radio rights with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through until 2020. CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s Olympic network will telecast event for Canadian audiences. CBC’s detailed coverage of Tokyo 2020 will feature live broadcasts from every venue and include every Canadian medal-winning moment, with more than 3775 hours of live coverage on multiple platforms and it also partners with TSN and Sportsnet to provide live event coverage, giving audiences multiple options as to what to watch on TV each day.

Channel 7 hold the exclusive broadcast rights to the Tokyo Olympics and the coverage will be spread across the network’s channels — 7, 7TWO and 7mate. The coverage will also be streamed via 7plus, with a 24/7 live stream and a dedicated Olympic channel throughout the games. 7plus will also be free once you sign up with an email address and some personal details.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded broadcast rights in Africa for the next four editions of the Olympic Games. DStv SuperSport, Econet Media and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has secured free-to-air rights to provide detailed coverage in the Sub-Saharan.

In the United Kingdom the BBC will be sole broadcaster of the games. BBC One and BBC Two will broadcast more than 350 hours of action live from Tokyo, covering all 33 sports, while a second live stream will be available on BBC iPlayer. The Tokyo 2020 Tokyo Games also going to be live on Eurosport.

NBCUniversal, the parent company of CNBC will show more than 7,000 hours of content from the Tokyo Olympics across its networks and streaming platforms. NBCUniversal will air more than 7,000 hours of Olympics coverage including the USA men’s basketball team’s chase for a 16th gold medal, women’s basketball, women’s soccer, swimming and gymnastics featuring USA champion Simone Biles. More than 5,000 hours will stream on NBColympics website. In addition, cable sports network NBCSN will broadcast more than 440 hours and USA Network more than 380 hours on USA Network. The Olympic Channel will show Team USA competitions, including wrestling and tennis. The Golf Channel will show golf events, and Telemundo Deportes will air competitions in Spanish language.

European fans can watch live coverage of Summer Olympics on Discovery, Inc. and Eurosport. German spectators can watch TV telecast of Tokyo summer Olympics 2021 on ARD and ZDF TV channels as well as on its digital platform that include official website and apps. Host Japan sports enthusiasts can enjoy live streaming of Olympics 2021 on Japan Consortium TV channel.


TV Channel/Broadcast Rights

Armenia APMTV
Asia Dentsu
Australia Seven Network
Austria ORF
Argentina TyC Sports
Barbados CBC
Belarus Belteleradio
Belgium VRT, RTBF
Bolivia Bolivisión
Bosnia & Herzegovina BHRT
Brazil Grupo Globo, BandSports
Bulgaria BNT
Canada CBC/Radio-Canada, Sportsnet, TSN, TLN
Caribbean International Media Content Ltd., SportsMax
Chile TVN
China CCTV, Migu
Chinese Taipei Chunghwa Telecom, EBC, ELTA, PTS
Croatia HRT
Colombia Caracol Televisión
Costa Rica Repretel
Czech Republic ČT
Denmark DR
Ecuador RTS
Estonia Postimees Group
Europe Discovery, Inc., Eurosport
Finland Yle
France France Télévisions, Eurosport
Georgia GPB
Germany ARD, ZDF
Greece ERT
Hungary MTVA
Honduras VTV
Hong Kong i-Cable, PCCW, TVB
Iceland RÚV
Indian subcontinent Sony Pictures Networks
Indonesia TVRI
Ireland RTÉ
Italy RAI
Japan Japan Consortium
Kenya KTN
Kosovo RTK
Latin America América Móvil, DirecTV
Latvia LTV
Lithuania TV3
Luxembourg RTL
Malaysia Astro, RTM, Unifi TV
Mexico Televisa, TV Azteca, Imagen Televisión
MENA beIN Sports
Moldova TVR
Montenegro RTCG
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky, TVNZ
North Korea SBS
North Macedonia MRT
Norway TVNorge
Oceania Sky
Paraguay SNT
Peru Grupo ATV
Philippines Cignal TV
Poland TVP
Portugal RTP
Romania TVR
Serbia RTS
Singapore Mediacorp
Slovakia RTVS
Slovenia RTV
Spain RTVE
South Africa SABC, SuperSport
South Korea Coupang, KBS, MBC, SBS
Sub-Saharan Africa Infront Sports & Media, SuperSport
Sweden Kanal 5
Switzerland SRG SSR
Thailand AIS, GMM25, Plan B, JKN18, PPTV, TV Pool, True4U
Turkey TRT
Ukraine Suspilne
United Kingdom BBC, Eurosport
United States NBC Universal, Candy TV, Plus+

Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Athletics Schedule and Timing

July 24
Men’s 3000m steeplechase round 1 (Olympic Stadium)
Men’s high jump qualifying round
Men’s discus throw qualifying round
Women’s 800m round 1
Men’s 400m hurdles round 1
Women’s 100m round 1
Women’s 5000m round 1
Women’s triple jump qualifying round
Women’s shot put qualifying round
Men’s 4x400m relay round 1
Men’s 10,000m final

July 31
Women’s 400m hurdles round 1
Women’s discus throw qualifying round
Men’s pole vault qualifying round
Men’s 800m round 1
Women’s 100m hurdles qualifying round
Men’s 100m preliminary round
Men’s long jump qualifying round
Women’s 100m semi-finals
Men’s 100m round 1
Men’s discus throw final
Women’s 800m semi-finals
Mixed 4x400m relay final
Women’s 100m final

August 01
Women’s hammer throw qualifying round
Women’s 3000m steeplechase round 1
Women’s long jump qualifying round
Women’s shot put final
Men’s 400m round 1
Men’s high jump final
Men’s 100m semi-finals
Women’s 100m hurdles semi-finals
Women’s triple jump final
Men’s 800m semi-finals
Men’s 400m hurdles semi-finals
Men’s 100m final

August 02
Men’s hammer throw qualifying round
Women’s 1500m round 1
Men’s long jump final
Women’s 200m round 1
Women’s 100m hurdles final
Men’s pole vault qualifying round
Women’s 200m semi-finals
Women’s discus throw final
Men’s 400m semi-finals
Women’s 400m hurdles semi-finals
Men’s 3000m steeplechase final
Women’s 5000m final

August 03
Men’s triple jump qualifying round
Men’s 1500m round 1
Women’s javelin throw qualifying round
Women’s 400m round 1
Women’s long jump final
Men’s 200m round 1
Men’s 400m hurdles round 1
Men’s 110m hurdles round 1
Men’s shot put qualifying round
Men’s pole vault final
Men’s 5000m round 1
Women’s hammer throw final
Men’s 200m semi-finals
Women’s 800m final
Women’s 200m final

August 04
Men’s 100m decathlon Olympic Stadium
Men’s javelin throw qualifying round
Women’s heptathlon 100m hurdles
Men’s decathlon long jump
Women’s heptathlon high jump
Men’s 110m hurdles semi-finals
Women’s 400m hurdles final
Men’s decathlon shot put
Men’s decathlon high jump
Women’s 1500m semi-finals
Women’s heptathlon shot put
Women’s 400m semi-finals
Women’s 3000m steeplechase final
Men’s hammer throw final
Women’s heptathlon 200m
Men’s 800m final
Men’s decathlon 400m
Men’s 200m final

August 05
Men’s decathlon 110m hurdles Olympic Stadium
Women’s high jump qualifying round
Women’s heptathlon long jump
Men’s decathlon discus throw
Women’s 4x100m relay round 1
Men’s triple jump final
Men’s shot put final
Men’s 4x100m relay round 1
Men’s 110m hurdles final
Men’s decathlon pole vault
Women’s heptathlon javelin throw
Men’s 20km race walk final Sapporo Odori Park
Men’s decathlon javelin throw Olympic Stadium
Women’s pole vault final
Women’s 4x400m relay round 1
Men’s 1500m semi-finals
Men’s 400m final
Women’s heptathlon 800m
Men’s decathlon 1500m

August 06
Men’s 50km race walk final Sapporo Odori Park
Women’s 20km race walk final
Men’s 4x400m relay round 1 Olympic Stadium
Women’s javelin throw final
Men’s 5000m final
Women’s 400m final
Women’s 1500m final
Women’s 4x100m relay final
Men’s 4x100m relay final

August 07
Women’s marathon final Sapporo Odori Park
Women’s high jump final Olympic Stadium
Women’s 10,000m final
Men’s javelin throw final
Men’s 1500m final
Women’s 4x400m relay final
Men’s 4x400m relay final

August 08
Men’s marathon final

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