The ones that should have been the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020 became, because of the COVID-19, at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. History has been postponed a year, but the desire and desire of the best athletes in the world to get the long-awaited gold medal has not diminished one iota.
Discover how you can watch the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games totally free, both online and on your television, in the most comfortable way. Get ready for these Olympics that begin shortly after Euro 2020 and that could bring many joys to lovers of the great cast of sports in which ours will try their luck.
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Dates and start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games:
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were originally scheduled to take place between July 24 and August 9. However, taking into account that the Eurocup also had to be postponed and that the coronavirus could roam freely, there was no choice but to set new dates.
Thus, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) first decided to keep the name Tokyo 2020 for these Olympics, and establish a new calendar that we are going to explain to you below.
Thus, The official start date of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be July 23, 2021, while the closing ceremony will take place on August 8, 2021. As tradition dictates, the opening ceremony of these Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on the same day July 23, 2021 and that you can see live from here.
You know when this sporting show will take place, an event that only takes place every four years and brings together the best athletes from all over the world. A good time to prepare an interesting calendar of celebrations.
In the same way that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have received an adapted calendar, exactly the same will happen with the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which will take place between August 24 and September 5 of this year 2021. We are sure that you will not want to lose them, true heroes fighting against adversity.
How to watch the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for free and online
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Similarly, RTVE (Radio Televisión Española) will broadcast certain content from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in free-to-air on its different television channels, especially "TDP" or Teledeporte. You will be able to consult the on-demand content on its website for a week after being broadcast. Of course, you will have to be attentive to the calendar of the content that is broadcast. Similarly, RTVE will also broadcast the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.Try a free month DAZN and don't miss anything from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
How to watch the Olympics on Vodafone, Movistar and Orange
The main internet and VOD service providers in Spain will also broadcast content related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on their respective channels:
- Orange: Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 on dials 100 and 101 with the Orange TV Total package.
- Movistar: Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 on dials 61 and 62 with any Movistar Fusion fare.
- Vodafone: Eurosport 1 will be available with any of its rates that include television. Of course, you will not have the Eurosport 2 channel, which will cost about € 5 more per month.
As you have seen, all internet and cable television providers in Spain take advantage of Eurosport content to offer the Tokyo Olympics 2020. If, on the other hand, you only want to hire Eurosport, which will issue all disciplines without exception, you can make the following offer:
- Monthly payment: 6,99€
- Annual payment: 39,99€
The venues of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
The Japanese capital will center all its headquarters in three locations in order to offer an effective development of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games:
- Tokyo Bay: Olympic Aquatic Center, Ariake Coliseum, Ariake Arena.
- Heritage Zone: Tokyo Olympic Stadium, Nippon Budokan and Imperial Palace Garden.
- Metropolitan area: Aska Field, Saitama Super Arena and Yokohama Stadium.
Japan, for its part, has again declared a State of Emergency due to the rise of COVID-19, therefore there will be no public in the stands, neither local nor foreign. ANDThis will notably cloud the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as well as the closing one.
It is a good time to remember that in the last Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016 the Spanish delegation It was made up of a total of 306 athletes who participated in 25 different sports. In this case, Spain was 14th in the medal order, thus obtaining 7 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 6 bronze medals. This, in particular, has been Spain's second best participation in the Olympic Games since Barcelona 1992. Therefore, taking into account that we now have more participants, it is expected that we can even beat our own record.
We hope you have found this interesting list of options where you can see the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, so you will not miss an iota of everything that happens in the most anticipated sporting event by sports lovers, these Olympics promise to be very interesting taking into account the special situation that has occurred during the pandemic, now it's time to enjoy.
All sports from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
We have some variations, you know that the International Olympic Committee usually varies some of the disciplines in which it participates, however, the classics are still maintained:
- Track and field
- Basketball 3 × 3
- Freestyle BMX cycling
- Cycling BMX Racing
- Mountain biking
- Track cycling
- Road Race
- Rock climbing
- Artistic gymnastics
- Rhythmic gymnastics
- Artistic swimming
- Swimming in open water
- Modern pentathlon
- Slalom canoeing
- Canoeing in spring
- Beach volleyball
- Water polo
Obviously, among these disciplines we are going to find some of the most popular modalities such as the pole vault or the 100 meter dash.
The role of Spain in the Olympic Games
The Spanish Olympic Committee (for its acronym COE) will contribute to the Tokyo Olympic Games no less than 321 athletes in 29 different disciplines. This year the Spanish flag bearers will be the canoeist Saúl Craviotto and the swimmer Mireia Belmonte. Of these athletes, Spain will contribute 184 men and 137 women who will fight to win the gold medal, as it could not be otherwise.
Spain should be in a range of between 14 and 24 medals, while the maximum to beat is the 22 medals obtained at the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992. Although achieving gold is expensive, we will have to keep an eye on Karate, the Triathlon and Canoeing.
- Karate: Sandra Sánchez, the female representative of Spain, has been world champion in 2018 and in 2019, so this achievement positions her as a favorite for the gold medal. The same happens with Damián Quintero, the Malaga is number 1 in the ranking and runner-up in the world, so the medal should be assured.
- Canoeing: Saúl Craviotto is looking for his fifth medal to match David Cal, among others he will fight for glory with Cristian Toro who was a gold medalist in Rio 2016.
- Basketball: It goes without saying that the Spanish men's basketball team is a clear candidate for the gold medal alongside the United States of America, but we do not lose sight of the Spanish women's basketball team, European champions in 2019 and third in the world in 2018. positioned as one of the best basketball teams in history.
- Men's soccer team: Although his only gold dates from 1992 and he did not participate in Rio 2016, the team made up of renowned footballers such as Pedri or Marco Asensio will fight to bring the gold to Spain.
These are some of the sports in which Spain hopes to get a name metal medal and therefore you should have your agenda ready so as not to miss a glimpse of the possible success of ours.
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