NBCUniversal’s Coverage of the 2021 Tokyo Summer Games
July 20th, 2021
NBC plans to provide extensive coverage for the Games of the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. NBC’s official coverage will begin on Friday, July 23 with the Opening Ceremony and
conclude with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, August 8. Coverage will be across the networks of NBCUniversal (NBC, NBC Sports Network, CBC, MSNBC, and USA. Streaming coverage of the Games will also be available on the digital platforms of NBCUniversal, including the NBC Sports app and NBCOlympics.com.
This marks the fourth Olympics staged in Japan, following Tokyo 1964 (summer), Sapporo 1972 (winter) and Nagano 1988 (winter). There will be a record-high 339 medal events across
41 sports. While baseball and softball return to the Olympic program after not being included in 2012 and 2016, five sports will be debuting in Tokyo: Basketball 3×3, Karate, Skateboarding,
Sport Climbing and Surfing.
Visit NBCOlympics.com for Summer Olympics live streams, highlights, schedules, results, news, athlete bios and more from Tokyo 2021.
Enjoy the Games!