How to Stream the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

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The 2020 Olympic Games will kick off in Tokyo on Friday, July 23 and will run through Sunday, August 8.

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There are several ways to watch the Olympics, but the best way to watch full coverage is to sign up for NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service. Peacock is launching an entire Tokyo Olympics destination on July 15 which will include live coverage of events like gymnastics, track and field, beach volleyball, swimming, diving, tennis, and trampoline (yes, trampoline is an Olympic sport). Most of the programming will be free to stream with the exception of U.S. Men's Basketball.

Peacock is launching six new channels that'll include daily live shows, designated Olympics channels, replays and highlights, and original programming.

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Here's what you need to know to stream the Games:

When are the Olympics?

The XXXII Olympic Games will take place Friday, July 23-Sunday, August 8 in Tokyo. The Opening Ceremony kicks off Friday, July 23 in Tokyo at 7 a.m. ET/4 a.m. PT. The Olympics Closing Ceremony will take place at 7 a.m. ET/4 a.m. PT Sunday, August 8.

Keep in mind, Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern time, so events that take place in the evening in Tokyo will air live early in the morning in the U.S. (in the middle of the night for Pacific time).

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Where to watch the Olympics?

Peacock is the place to go to stream full coverage of the Games, but you can also find coverage on your local NBC station, NBC Sports Network, USA, CNBC, the NBC Olympics channel, the Golf Channel, and Telemundo.

Other streaming options include NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports.com, as well as platforms that offer NBC, including Hulu Plus, Sling TV, FuboTV, AT&T TV, and YouTube TV.

Olympics TV and streaming schedule by sport

Sport

Dates ​​(EDT)

Where to Watch

Ceremonies

July 23 (Opening)

August 8 (Closing)

  • NBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock

Archery

July 23-July 31

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics

Artistic Swimming

August 2-7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Badminton

July 23-August 2

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Baseball

July 27-August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Basketball

July 24-August 8

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock

Basketball 3X3

July 23-28

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Beach Volleyball

July 23-August 6

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics

Boxing

July 23-August 8

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • Olympic Channel

Canoe/Kayak

July 25-August 6

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Cycling

July 23-August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

<Diving

July 25-August 7

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

<Equestrian

July 24-August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Fencing

July 23-August 1

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics

Field Hockey

July 23-August 6

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Golf

July 28-August 6

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Gymnastics

July 23-August 3

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock

Handball

July 23-August 8

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • Olympic Channel

Judo

July 23-31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Karate

August 4-7

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Modern Pentathlon

August 5-7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Rhythmic Gymnastics

August 5-7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

<Rowing

July 23-29

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Rugby

July 25-31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Sailing

July 24-August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Shooting

July 23-August 2

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Skateboarding

July 24-August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Soccer

July 24-August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock (Highlights)

Softball

July 23-27

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Sport Climbing

August 3-6

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Surfing

July 24-31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Swimming

July 24-August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock (Highlights)

Table Tennis

July 23-August 6

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Taekwondo

July 23-27

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Tennis

July 23-31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Track & Field

July 30-August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock

Trampoline

July 30-31

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics

Triathlon

July 25-27

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Volleyball

July 23-August 8

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Water Polo

July 24-August 8

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics

Weightlifting

July 23-August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

Wrestling

July 31-August 7

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics

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