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Summer Olympics

Summer Olympics

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  • Genre: Sports
  • Type: Live Action
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    Summer version of Winter Olympics 
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The Games of the XXXII Olympiad take place Friday, July 23 - Sunday, August 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan, with some team events starting days earlier. The opening ceremony was held Friday evening, July 23 in Tokyo, 7am ET/4am PT on NBC, with a replay that night at 7:30pm ET/PT. The Olympics closing ceremony will take place on Sunday, August 8 at 7am ET.

NBC is home to the Olympics, so tune into your local NBC station for primetime coverage. Programing is also be featured on NBC Sports Network, USA, CNBC, the NBC Olympics channel, the Golf Channel and Telemundo. Or viewers can stream the Games at Peacock, and NBC Tokyo Olympics programming can also be seen on streamers that feature NBC such as Sling TV, Roku, Hulu Plus, FuboTV, AT&T TV, Xfinity and YouTube TV.

Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern time and 16 hours ahead of Pacific time, which means many events held in the evening in Tokyo will be in the early morning hours for U.S. viewers.

A total of 33 sports will be contested in Tokyo, with five new sports that have been approved for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games: Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboarding, Sport Climbing and Surfing.