By Mary Cunningham

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.

NBC is home to the Olympics, and you can also watch the games streaming on NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports, and Peacock.

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.

Tokyo Olympics Schedule by Sport: TV & streaming 

*Where to watch is subject to change; please check back closer to the Olympic Games for watch and stream event availability. (Last updated 6/28/21)

SportDates (EDT)*Where to Watch
CeremoniesFriday, July 23

Sunday, August 8

  • NBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
ArcheryFriday, July 23 –

Saturday, July 31

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics
Artistic SwimmingMonday, August 2 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
BadmintonFriday, July 23 –

Monday, August 2

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
BaseballTuesday, July 27 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
BasketballSaturday, July 24 –

Sunday, August 8

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
Basketball 3X3Friday, July 23 –

Wednesday, July 28

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
Beach VolleyballFriday, July 23 –

Friday, August 6

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics
BoxingFriday, July 23 –

Sunday, August 8

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

Friday, August 6

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
CyclingFriday, July 23 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
DivingSunday, July 25 –

Saturday, August 7

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
EquestrianSaturday, July 24 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
FencingFriday, July 23 –

Sunday, August 1

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics
Field HockeyFriday, July 23 –

Friday, August 6

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
GolfWednesday, July 28 –

Friday, August 6

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
GymnasticsFriday, July 23 –

Tuesday, August 3

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
HandballFriday, July 23 –

Sunday, August 8

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • Olympic Channel
JudoFriday, July 23 –

Saturday, July 31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
KarateWednesday, August 4 –

Saturday, August 7

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
Modern PentathlonThursday, August 5 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
Rhythmic GymnasticsThursday, August 5 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
RowingFriday, July 23 –

Thursday, July 29

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
RugbySunday, July 25 –

Saturday, July 31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
SailingSaturday, July 24 –

Wednesday, August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
ShootingFriday, July 23 –

Monday, August 2

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
SkateboardingSaturday, July 24 –

Wednesday, August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
SoccerSaturday, July 24 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock (Highlights)
SoftballFriday, July 23 –

Tuesday, July 27

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
Sport ClimbingTuesday, August 3 –

Friday, August 6

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
SurfingSaturday, July 24 –

Saturday, July 31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
SwimmingSaturday, July 24 –

Wednesday, August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock (Highlights)
Table TennisFriday, July 23 –

Friday, August 6

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
TaekwondoFriday, July 23 –

Tuesday, July 27

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
TennisFriday, July 23 –

Saturday, July 31

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
Track & FieldFriday, July 30 –

Saturday, August 7

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
  • Peacock
TrampolineFriday, July 30 –

Saturday, July 31

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics
TriathlonSunday, July 25 –

Tuesday, July 27

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
VolleyballFriday, July 23 –

Sunday, August 8

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
Water PoloSaturday, July 24 –

Sunday, August 8

  • CNBC
  • NBC Olympics
WeightliftingFriday, July 23 –

Wednesday, August 4

  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics
WrestlingSaturday, July 31 –

Saturday, August 7

  • CNBC, NBC Sports
  • NBC Olympics