Wrestling at the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics will feature two disciplines, freestyle and Greco-Roman, which will be further divided into different weight categories. Men will compete in both disciplines whereas women will only participate in the freestyle events, with 18 gold medals awarded. Around 288 wrestlers were expected to compete in 18 events.
Venue: Makuhari Messe Hall
Dates: 1-7 August 2021
No. of events: 18
Tokyo Olympics 2021 Wrestling 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
|Bosnia & Herzegovina||BHRT|
|Brazil||Grupo Globo, BandSports|
|Canada||CBC/Radio-Canada, Sportsnet, TSN, TLN|
|Caribbean||International Media Content Ltd., SportsMax|
|Chinese Taipei||Chunghwa Telecom, EBC, ELTA, PTS|
|Europe||Discovery, Inc., Eurosport|
|France||France Télévisions, Eurosport|
|Hong Kong||i-Cable, PCCW, TVB|
|Indian subcontinent||Sony Pictures Networks|
|Latin America||América Móvil, DirecTV|
|Malaysia||Astro, RTM, Unifi TV|
|Mexico||Televisa, TV Azteca, Imagen Televisión|
|New Zealand||Sky, TVNZ|
|South Africa||SABC, SuperSport|
|South Korea||Coupang, KBS, MBC, SBS|
|Sub-Saharan Africa||Infront Sports & Media, SuperSport|
|Thailand||AIS, GMM25, Plan B, JKN18, PPTV, TV Pool, True4U|
|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 Wrestling Complete Schedule, Time Table Fixtures
Aug. 2: Men’s Greco-Roman 60 kg, men’s Greco-Roman 130 kg, women’s freestyle 76 kg
Aug. 3: Men’s Greco-Roman 77 kg, men’s Greco-Roman 97 kg, women’s freestyle 68 kg
Aug. 4: Men’s Greco-Roman 67 kg, men’s Greco-Roman 87 kg, women’s freestyle 62 kg
Aug. 5: Men’s freestyle 57 kg, men’s freestyle 86 kg, women’s freestyle 57 kg
Aug. 6: Men’s freestyle 74 kg, men’s freestyle 125 kg, women’s freestyle 53 kg
Aug. 7: Men’s freestyle 65 kg, men’s freestyle 97 kg, women’s freestyle 50 kg
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