Tokyo Olympics 2021 Opening Ceremony Date & Time
Are you wondering when is the Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony? When will the 2020 Olympics begin? The first show of Summer Olympics 2021? Well, look no further. We have all the information right here.
The Olympics is an international sporting event. The last one was supposed to be held in March of 2020 but had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it is set to be held behind closed doors. The Tokyo Olympics 2020 name will be retained for marketing and branding purposes despite being held in the year 2021. After this, the Summer Paralympics will be held between 24 August and 5 September 2021.
Japan will host the Olympics for the second time with the first time being in 1964. This will make Tokyo the first city in Asia to host the Olympics twice. This will also be the fourth Olympic games held in Japan with the Winter Olympics held twice before in 1972 (Sapporo) and 1998 (Nagano). Watch & Bet here =>
When is the Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony?
The opening ceremony will take place on Friday evening (23rd July) at the New National Stadium to officially open the competition and will be broadcast on BBC One.
What time is the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony?
The Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony is set to get underway at 8 PM local time which turns to midday in UK. It will continue for three hours before completion and launching the start of the Olympic games 2021.
Where is the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony being held?
The opening ceremony for the 2021 Olympics is due to be held in the main Olympic Stadium, as per tradition. This main stadium will host athletic events and all the football matches.
How to watch the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony?
The Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony will be broadcasted live on BBC and Eurosport in the UK. For further viewing, info check out –
- How To Watch 2020 Olympics? Tokyo Olympics 2021 TV Channel Guide!
- Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live Stream Free Online!
What can we expect from the Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony?
Sports fans across the world know that the Olympics opening ceremony is a special event. It is a process of introducing all the participating nations and allow them to express their culture. Specific details of this year’s opening ceremony have of course, been kept under wraps. Earlier rumours surfaced about plenty of Japan’s technological advancements being utilised for the ultimate show. We might get to see video game characters.
At the Rio Olympics in 2016, former Prime Minster Shinzō Abe dressed up as Mario from the Mario Brothers video game franchise as part of the closing ceremony.
Will there be fans at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony?
Japan has had to lay down COVID-19 protocols to keep the Olympic games safe and running smoothly. So far, the even is set to go ahead. Those participating in the Olympics will have to use Japan’s COCOA Exposure Notification app and be tested for COVID-19 every four days.
Vaccinations are not compulsory for all athletes but individual countries are making sure their athletes are all vaccinated. As far as the live audience is concerned, Japan will not allow them to the Olympic games.
Tickets initially sold out last year for the events but now they will all be held behind closed doors. All overseas fans have had their tickets refunded.
Tokyo Olympics 2021 Full Schedule After Opening Ceremony
Here is the full schedule for all 2021 Tokyo Olympics Sports Events –
- 3×3 Basketball – July 24-28
- Archery – July 23-31
- Artistic Gymnastics – July 24 – August 3
- Artistic Swimming – August 2-7
- Athletics – July 30 – August 8
- Badminton – July 24 – August 2
- Baseball/Softball – July 21 – August 7
- Basketball – July 25 – August 8
- Beach Volleyball – July 24 – August 7
- Boxing – July 24 – August 8
- Canoe Slalom – July 25-30
- Canoe Sprint – August 2-7
- Cycling BMX Freestyle – July 31 – August 1
- Cycling BMX Racing – July 29-30
- Cycling Mountain Bike – July 26-27
- Cycling Road – July 24-28
- Cycling Track – August 2-8
- Diving – July 25 – August 7
- Equestrian – July 24 – August 7
- Fencing – July 24 – August 1
- Football – July 21 – August 7
- Golf – July 29 – August 7
- Handball – July 24 – August 8
- Hockey – July 24 – August 6
- Judo – July 24-31
- Karate – August 5-7
- Marathon Swimming – August 4-5
- Modern Pentathlon – August 5-7
- Rhythm Gymnastics – August 6-8
- Rowing – July 23-30
- Rugby Sevens – July 26-31
- Sailing – July 25 – August 4
- Shooting – July 24 – August 2
- Skateboarding – July 25-26, August 4-5
- Sport Climbing – August 3-6
- Surfing – July 25 – August 1
- Swimming – July 24 – August 1
- Table Tennis – July 24 – August 6
- Taekwondo – July 24-27
- Tennis – July 24 – August 1
- Trampoline Gymnastics – July 30-31
- Triathlon – July 26-31
- Volleyball – July 24 – August 8
- Water Polo – July 24 – August 8
- Weightlifting – July 24 – August 4
- Wrestling – August 1-7
The Tokyo Olympics 2021 ends with Olympics Closing Ceremony on August 8, 2021. You can watch the Olympics Closing Ceremony live online.