Tokyo Olympics 2021 Rugby sevens TV Guide, Schedule (Men’s, Women’s)

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Rugby sevens

Rugby sevens at the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics will take place from 26 July to 31 July 2021 at the Tokyo Stadium. 24 teams (12 each for men and women) will compete in the tournament.

Venue: Tokyo Stadium
Dates: 26 July – 31 July 2021
No. of events: 2
Competitors: 288 from 16 nations

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Rugby sevens 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 Rugby Seven Schedule


DAY 1 – MONDAY, 26 JULY, 2021

Pool B: Fiji vs. Japan (10:00)
Pool B: Great Britain vs Canada (10:30)
Pool A: New Zealand vs Republic of Korea (11:00)
Pool A: Australia vs Argentina (11:30)
Pool C: South Africa vs Ireland (12:00)
Pool C: USA vs Kenya (12:30)
Pool B: Great Britain vs Japan (17:30)
Pool B: Fiji vs Canada (18:00)
Pool A: New Zealand vs Argentina (18:30)
Pool A: Australia vs Republic of Korea (19:00)
Pool C: USA vs Ireland (19:30)
Pool C: South Africa vs Kenya (20:00)

DAY 2 – TUESDAY, 27 JULY, 2021 – TOKYO

Pool B: Canada vs Japan (10:00)
Pool B Fiji vs Great Britain (10:30)
Pool A: Argentina vs Republic of Korea (11:00)
Pool A: New Zealand vs Australia (11:30)
Pool C: Kenya vs Ireland (12:00)
Pool C: South Africa vs USA (12:30)


9th Place: SF 1 3rd Best 3rd vs 3rd Best 4th (17:30)
9th Place: SF 2 Best 4th vs 2nd Best 4th (18:00)

QF 1 1st Pool A vs 2nd Best 3rd (18:30)
QF 2 2nd Pool B vs 2nd Pool C (19:00)
QF 3 1st Pool C vs 2nd Pool A (19:30)
QF 4 1st Pool B vs Best 3rd (20:00) DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY, 28 JULY, 2021
11th Place Play-off (10:00)
9th Place Play-off (10:30)
5th Place QF 1 Loser vs QF 2 Loser (11:00)
5th Place QF 3 Loser vs QF 4 Loser (11:30)

QF Winner 1 v QF Winner 2 (12:00)
QF Winner 3 v QF Winner 4 (12:30)

7th Place Play-off (17:30)
5th Place Play-off (18:00)

Bronze medal match (18:30)

Gold medal match (19:00)


DAY 1 – THURSDAY, 29 JULY, 2021

Pool B: France vs Fiji (10:00)
Pool B: Canada vs Brazil (10:30)
Pool C: USA vs China (11:00)
Pool C: Australia vs Japan (11:30)
Pool A: Russian OC vs Great Britain (12:00)
Pool A: New Zealand vs Kenya (12:30)
Pool B: Canada vs Fiji (17:30)
Pool B: France vs Brazil (18:00)
Pool C: Australia vs China (18:30)
Pool C: USA vs Japan (19:00)
Pool A: New Zealand vs Great Britain (19:30)
Pool A: Russian OC vs Kenya (20:00)

DAY 2 – FRIDAY, 30 JULY, 2021

Pool B: Fiji vs Brazil (10:00)
Pool B: Canada vs France (10:30)
Pool C: China vs Japan (11:00)
Pool C: Australia vs USA (11:30)
Pool A: Great Britain vs Kenya (12:00)
Pool A: New Zealand vs Russian OC (12:30)

DAY 2 – FINALS 9th Place: SF 1 3rd Best 3rd vs 3rd Best 4th (17:30)

9th Place: SF 2 Best 4th vs 2nd Best 4th (18:00)


QF 1 1st Pool A vs 2nd Best 3rd (18:30)
QF 2 2nd Pool B vs 2nd Pool C (19:00)
QF 3 1st Pool C vs 2nd Pool A (19:30)
QF 4 1st Pool B vs Best 3rd (20:00) DAY 3 – SATURDAY, 31 JULY, 2021

11th Place Play-off (10:00)

9th Place Play-off (10:30)

5th Place QF 1 Loser vs QF 2 Loser (11:00)

5th Place QF 3 Loser vs QF 4 Loser (11:30)


QF Winner 1 v QF Winner 2 (12:00)
QF Winner 3 v QF Winner 4 (12:30)


7th Place Play-off (17:30)
5th Place Play-off (18:00)

Bronze medal match (18:30)

Gold medal match (19:00)

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Rugby sevens Squads, Teams


Fiji: Semi Radradra, Jerry Tuwai, Waisea Nacuqu, Meli Derenalagi, Napolioni Bolaca, Kalione Nasoko, Aminiasi Tuimaba, Vilimoni Botitu, Sireli Maqala, Asaeli Tuivuaka, Josua Vakurunabili, Jiuta Wainiqolo, Iosefo Masikau

Japan: Brackin Karauria-Henry, Lote Tuqiri, Yoshikazu Fujita, Chihito Matsui, Kameli Soejima, Masakatsu Hikosaka, Kazuhiro Goya, Kazushi Hano, Ryota Kano, Naoki Motomura, Kippei Ishida, Colin Raijin Bourke, Jose Seru

Great Britain: Dan Norton, Robbie Fergusson, Ollie Lindsay-Hague, Tom Mitchell, Dan Bibby, Alex Davis, Harry Glover, Ross McCann, Alec Coombes, Ethan Waddleton, Max McFarland, Tom Bowen, Ben Harris

Canada: Conor Trainor, Nathan Hirayama, Connor Braid, Harry Jones, Philip Berna, Andrew Coe, Theo Sauder, Patrick Kay, Lucas Hammond, Justin Douglas, Jake Thiel, Mike Fuailefau, Matt Mullins

New Zealand: Kurt Baker, Tim Mikkelson, Joe Webber, Scott Curry, Regan Ware, Sione Molia, Dylan Collier, Etene Nanai-Seturo, Ngarohi McGarvey-Black, Andrew Knewstubb, William Warbrick, Amanaki Nicole, Tone Ng Shiu

South Korea: Jang Seong-min, Han Kun-kyu, Kim Gwong-min, Chang Yong-heung, Kim Nam-uk, Jang Jeong-min, Lee Jinkyu, Jeong Yeon Sik, Kim Hyunsoo, Lee Seongbae, Park Wan-yong, Choi Seong Deok, Coquillard Andre Jin

Australia: Samu Kerevi, Henry Hutchison, Lewis Holland, Nick Malouf, Joe Pincus, Maurice Longbottom, Lachlan Anderson, Josh Coward, Nathan Lawson, Lachie Miller, Dylan Pietsch, Dietrich Peter Roache, Josh Turner

Argentina: Gastón Revol, Santiago Alvarez, Rodrigo Etchart, German Schulz, Lautaro Bazan Velez, Ignacio Mendy, Felipe Del Mestre, Santiago Mare, Marcos Moneta, Matias Osadczuk, Luciano Gonzalez, Rodrigo Isgro, Lucio Cinti

South Africa: Siviwe Soyizwapi, Justin Geduld, Selvyn Davids, Branco du Preez, Chris Dry, Zain Davids, Stedman Gans, Kurt-Lee Arendse, Impi Visser, JC Pretorius, Sako Makata, Angelo Davids, Ronald Brown

Ireland: Billy Dardis, Jordan Conroy, Harry McNulty, Ian Fitzpatrick, Terry Kennedy, Mark Roche, Gavin Mullin, Jack Kelly, Greg O’Shea, Foster Horan, Hugo Lennox, Adam Leavy, Bryan Mollen, ,

United States: Carlin Isles, Folau Niua, Madison Hughes, Danny Barrett, Perry Baker, Brett Thompson, Martin Iosefo, Stephen Tomasin, Matai Leuta, Cody Melphy, Maceo Brown, Kevon Williams, Joe Schroeder

Kenya: Collins Injera, Willy Ambaka, Nelson Oyoo, Andrew Amonde, Billy Odhiambo, Eden Agero, Alvin Otieno, Jacob Ojee, Jeff Oluoch, Herman Humwa, Johnstone Olindi, Daniel Taabu, Vincent Onyala


France: Fanny Horta, Shannon Izar, Camille Grassineau, Jade Le Pesq, Lina Guerin, Chloé Pelle, Nassira Konde, Caroline Drouin, Carla Neisen, Anne-Cécile Ciofani, Seraphine Okemba, Chloe Jacquet, Coralie Bertrand

Fiji: Rusila Nagasau, Viniana Naisaluwaki Riwai, Lavenia Tinai, Ana Maria Roqica, Raijieli Daveua, Roela Radiniyavuni, Sesenieli Donu, Laisana Likuceva, Lavena Cavuru, Reapi Ulunisau, Vasiti Solikoviti, Ana Maria Naimasi, Alowesi Nakoci, Tokasa Seniyasi

Canada: Elissa Alarie, Brittany Benn, Karen Paquin, Bianca Farella, Charity Williams, Kayla Moleschi, Ghislaine Landry, Julia Greenshields, Breanne Nicholas, Keyara Wardley, Pamphinette Buisa, Kaili Lukan, Olivia Apps

Brazil: Raquel Kochhann, Haline Scatrut, Isadora Cerullo, Mariana Nicolau Da Silva, Luiza Campos, Marina Fioravanti Costa, Aline Ribeiro, Eshyllen Coimbra, Leila dos Santos Silva, Thalia Costa, Bianca Silva, Thalita da Silva Costa, Rafaela Zanellato

United States: Nia Toliver, Kristen Thomas, Alev Kelter, Lauren Doyle, Abby Gustaitis, Ilona Maher, Naya Tapper, Nicole Heavirland, Cheta Emba, Kayla Canett, Jordan Gray, Ariana Ramsey, Kristi Kirshe

China: Yu Liping, Yu Xiaoming, Chen Keyi, Liu Xiaoqian, Yang Min, Ruan Hongting, Tang Minglin, Wu Juan, Xu Xiaoyan, Wang Wanyu, Gu Yaoyao, Yang Feifei, Yan Meiling

Australia: Sharni Williams, Shannon Parry, Charlotte Caslick, Emma Tonegato, Evania Pelite, Demi Hayes, Maddison Levi, Tia Hinds, Alysia Lefau-Fakaosilea, Dominique du Toit, Faith Nathan, Sariah Paki, Madison Ashby

Japan: Mio Yamanaka, Mifuyu Koide, Honoka Tsutsumi, Riho Kurogi, Yume Hirano, Wakaba Hara, Miyu Shirako, Mayu Shimizu, Raichieru Miyo Bativakalolo, Hana Nagata, Marin Kajiki, Haruka Hirotsu, Mei Otani

ROC: Nadezhda Sozonova, Baizat Khamidova, Alena Tiron, Daria Noritsina, Daria Lushina, Iana Danilova, Anna Baranchuk, Marina Kukina, Kristina Seredina, Daria Shestakova, Elena Zdrokova, Alina Arterchuk, Mariia Pogrebniak

Great Britain: Natasha Hunt, Alex Matthews, Abbie Brown, Jasmine Joyce, Hannah Smith, Megan Jones, Celia Quansah, Helena Rowland, Emma Uren, Deborah Fleming, Holly Aitchison, Abi Burton

New Zealand: Kelly Brazier, Sarah Hirini, Portia Woodman, Theresa Matauaina Fitzpatrick, Gayle Broughton, Ruby Tui, Tyla Nathan-Wong, Tenika Willison, Stacey Fluhler, Michaela Blyde, Alena Saili, Risealeaana Pouri-Lane, Shiray Kaka

Kenya: David Ochieng, Cynthia Camilla Atieno, Michelle Omondi, Janet Okelo, Philadelphia Olando, Grace Adhiambo Okulu, Sheila Chajira, Sarah Ndunde, Stella Wafula, Christabel Lindo, Vivian Okwach, Leah Wambui, Judith Okumu

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