The 2021 Tokyo Olympics officially began on Friday, July 23, 2021 (7/23/21) following the opening ceremony from Tokyo, Japan.
The next 16 days will be filled with non-stop action across 41 sports, and fans can watch most of the action for free via a trial of fuboTV or Peacock.
NBC and its affiliates will broadcast the Olympics in the United States.
Because of the 13-hour time difference between Japan and Eastern Standard Time, NBC will broadcast most of the major prime-time events on tape delays while providing a little late-night and early-morning live coverage.
USA Network, NBCSN and CNBC will focus on airing the other major events (live and delayed). The Golf Channel will broadcast men’s and women’s golf and the Olympic Channel will cover most sports, but principally tennis and wrestling.
Peacock, NBC’s free streaming service, will air the team gymnastics competitions and the U.S. men’s basketball team’s games live and will also have coverage available to watch on tape delay.
Here are the full schedules for select sports at the Olympics:
-- Track and Field
-- Men’s Soccer
-- Women’s Soccer
According to NBC Sports, Peacock’s channel schedule outside of live coverage of “major events live every morning including Women’s and Men’s gymnastics, Track and Field, and Team USA Men’s Basketball” includes:
Tokyo LIVE (6:00 am – 11:00 am)
Tokyo Gold (11:00 am – 7:00 pm)
On Her Turf at the Olympics (7:00 pm – 7:30 pm)
Tokyo Tonight (7:30 pm – Midnight)
fuboTV is an over-the-top internet live TV streaming service that offers more than 100 live streaming channels, like ESPN, NFL Network, beIN Sports and news, entertainment and local channels beyond that. It also offers DVR storage space, and is designed for people who want to cut the cord, but still don’t want to miss out on their favorite live TV and sports.
How much doesfuboTVcost?
The cheapest option is the family package at $64.99 and includes 120 channels, 250 hours of DVR space and can be used on three screens at once.
The fubo Elite package is $79.99 per month, and offers more than 170 channels, including Showtime channels, extra sports channels and extra news and entertainment channels.
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