- in Chris Mack's words
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The Tokyo Olympics, which had been postponed a year due to the pandemic, have finally arrived, much to the delight of sports fans everywhere.
Less than two weeks remain until the start of the largest sporting event ever, in which over 2,000 athletes representing over 200 countries will compete in 33 separate events.
Before now, the Olympic flame would have arrived in the country that is hosting the games. e Japan, as the 2020 Summer Olympics are about to begin in Tokyo. You should read this if you live in Canada and are planning on watching the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
In Canada, here's how to tune in to the Tokyo Olympics 2021 live stream.
The Olympics are without a doubt the largest sporting event in history, and because athletes are traveling from all over the world to compete, spectators in every corner of the globe will be glued to their screens. The online streaming industry loses out even if the majority of the events are broadcast on traditional television.
If you're a Canadian resident looking to stream the Olympics online, the official website is a great option; it also has a mobile app and a FireStick app. To add insult to injury, many of the OTT platforms that are airing the Tokyo Olympics live stream are restricted to specific regions. However, if you have ExpressVPN, you can bypass this restriction and gain access to any streaming service in Canada.
CBC will stream the Tokyo Olympics live on their website and mobile app so Canadians can watch all the action from the 2020 Games from the comfort of their own homes.
Check out our guide on how to watch Peacock TV in Canada if you're interested in watching it there.
For a month, you can subscribe to YouTube TV and access more than 85 channels. For .99 a month, you can get access to any of these channels.
- The Golf Channel
- Channel de Olimpiada
- United States of America Network
If you're having trouble accessing YouTube TV in Canada due to a proxy error, check out our updated tutorial on the subject: How to Fix YouTube TV: VPN/Proxy Detected Error in Canada [July 2021].
Finally, if you're looking to watch the game on Hulu, check out this article: 5 Best VPNs for HULU in Canada [Tested in July 2021].
Location & Host of the 2021 Summer Olympics
Tokyo, Japan, will play host to the Summer Olympics in 2021. However, the official name of the event is Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The Olympics will take place at Tokyo's National Stadium, which will also host the opening and closing ceremonies. The National Stadium in Tokyo will also host the athletics (track and field) and women's football competitions.
The Tokyo, Japan Olympic Games will begin on July 23, 2021, and run through August 8, 2021. It is estimated that over 11,000 athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympics.
Timetable of Events for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
We figured you'd want to know, "When are the Tokyo Olympics?" so we've listed them all out for you:
|| Saturday, July 24, through Sunday, August 1.
|| Sunday, July 25th through Wednesday, July 28th, Friday, July 30th, and Saturday, August 7th.
| Swimming as an Art Form
|| The dates are Monday, August 2nd through Wednesday, August 4th, Friday, August 6th through Saturday, August 7th.
| Water Polo
|| This weekend, July 24, and the following weekend, August 8
| Swimmers who compete in long-distance events
|| Dates: August 4 (Wednesday) - August 5 (Thursday)
|| Beginning on Friday, July 23 and ending on Saturday, July 31.
|| Athletics (Running)/Marathon
|| Friday, July 30, through Sunday, August 8.
| Race Walk
|| Friday, July 30, Friday, August 6, and Saturday, August 7.
|| Weekend of July 24 - Monday, August 2
|| Wednesday, July 28 through Thursday, August 5 and Saturday, August 7.
|| From Wednesday, July 21st, through Tuesday, July 22nd, and from Saturday, July 24th, through Tuesday, July 27th.
|| Basketball with a 3 vs. 3 Setup
|| Weekend of July 24 - Week of July 28
|| Sunday, July 25th, through Sunday, August 8th
|| Weekends of July 24 (Saturday) and August 1 (Sunday) and August 3 (Tuesday) and August 8 (Sunday) are included.
|| For the week of July 25th (Sunday) to July 30th (Thursday)
|| Dates: Monday, August 2nd through Saturday, August 7th
|| Freestyle BMX
|| Saturday, July 31, through Sunday, August 1.
| BMX Racing
|| Thursday, July 29, and Friday, July 30, 2018.
| Riding a Bike Uphill
|| Dates: Monday, July 26 through Tuesday, July 29
|| Saturday, July 26th through Sunday, July 25th and Wednesday, July 28th.
|| Dates: Monday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 8th
|| Weekend of July 24 and Sunday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28
|| Friday, July 30, through Monday, August 2.
|| The dates are August 3 (Tuesday), August 6 (Wednesday), August 7 (Friday), and August 7 (Saturday).
|| Sunday, July 24th through Sunday, August 1st
|| The dates covered by this schedule are as follows: July 21 (Wednesday) - July 22 (Thursday), July 24 (Saturday) - July 25 (Sunday), July 27 (Tuesday) - July 28 (Wednesday), July 30 (Friday) - July 31 (Saturday), August 2 (Monday) - August 3 (Tuesday), August 5 (Thursday) - August 7 (Saturday).
|| Thursday, July 29, through Sunday, August 1, and Wednesday, August 4, through Saturday, August 7.
|| Saturday, July 24, through Thursday, July 29; Sunday, August 1, through Tuesday, August 3
|| Fri., Aug. 6 - Sun., Aug. 8
|| Fri., Jul. 30 - Sat., Jul. 31
|| Starting this coming Saturday, July 24th, and ending this coming Sunday, August 8th
|| Weekend of July 24 - Weekend of August 6
|| This weekend, July 24 (Saturday), through next weekend, July 31 (Saturday).
|| Forms of Martial Arts; Kata, Kumite
|| On Thursday, August 5th through Saturday, August 7th
| A Pentathlon in the Modern Era
|| Thursday, August 5th through Saturday, August 7th, 2018.
|| The dates you need are Friday, July 23rd, through Friday, July 30th.
|| From Monday, July 26 through Saturday, July 31, 2018.
|| Week of July 25 (Sunday) - August 4 (Wednesday)
|| Long Gun and Handgun
|| Weekend of July 24–25, Tuesday, July 27, Thursday, and Friday, and Monday, August 2
|| Sunday, July 25 through Monday, July 26; Wednesday, July 28 through Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 31
|| Thursday, August 5 and Friday, August 6
|| During the weekend of July 25th and 26th.
| The Sport of Climbing
|| This event will take place between Tuesday, August 3, and Friday, August 6, 2018.
|| Sunday, July 25th, through Sunday, August 1st.
| I'm going to play some table tennis
|| Saturday, July 24th through Friday, July 30th, and Sunday, August 1st through Friday, August 6th.
|| Weekend of July 24 - Week of July 27
|| From July 24 (Saturday) to August 1 (Sunday)
|| The dates of July 26–27 and July 31–Saturday have been set.
|| Volleyball on the Beach.
|| On Saturday, July 24th, and on Saturday, August 7th.
|| In the span between Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, August 8, 2018.
The Full List of Olympic Competing Nations in Tokyo, 2021
You can see the full roster of Olympic 2021 participating nations below.
| Amercian Samoa
|| British Isles
|| New Guinea (Papua)
| A&B Antigua & Barbuda
|| The Island of Puerto Rico
|| Hong Kong
|| Paralympic Team of Asylum Seekers
|| The Democratic Republic of the Congo
|| Olympic Committee of Russia
|| Kitts and Nevis, Saint
|| Country of Saint Lucia
|| Vincent and the Grenadines
|| San Marino
|| Country of Ivory Coast
| It's Bosnia and Herzegovina, not Bosnia.
|| Arabia Saudita
|| The host country of Japan.
| British Virgin Islands
|| The Republic of Sierra Leone
| The Republic of Burkina Faso
|| Islands of Solomon
|| The Republic of South Africa
| Cape Verde
|| Korea, South
| Place of the Cayman Islands
|| S. Sudan
| Democratic Republic of the Congo
|| Sri Lanka
| Assertion of the Cook Islands
| Costa Rica
|| Taipei, the Chinese Part of Asia
| The Czech Republic
|| Islands in the Marshall Group
| The Congo, Democratic Republic of
|| We are in Trinidad and Tobago.
| Latin America's Dominican Republic
| East Timor
| Salvador, El
|| Those lovely people over in the Middle East
| To the East: Equatorial Guinea
|| The United States
|| A New Zealand
| Micronesia, Federated States of
|| Islands of the Virgin Sea
|| Northern Macedonia
| The Gambia
Sports Schedule for the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo
The following sports will be featured at the 2021 Olympics:
- Sports that take place in or around water, such as swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, and water polo.
- Traditional American sports like baseball and softball
- Sport of basketball (including 3v3)
- Paddling a Canoe or Kayak
- Sports involving bicycles, such as BMX, Road, Mountain, and Track
- Specifically, the sport of soccer (football).
- Arts of the Gym (Artistic, Rhythmic, and Trampoline)
- The Five-Event Relay of Today
- Rugby 7s
- Ascents for Recreational Purposes
- A Game of Table Tennis
- Competitive Running and Jumping
- Volleyball, both court and sand varieties
- greco-roman wrestling freestyle wrestling
Because of the pandemic, the Olympics were moved from 2020 to 2021.
The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to take place between July 23 and August 8, 2021.
In spite of the one-year delay, the Olympic Games will still take place in Tokyo, where they were originally scheduled to take place in 2020.
Because the organizers feared an increase in Covid cases, spectators were not allowed. No fans will be allowed inside the stadium in case an infection should spread.
The opening ceremony for the Olympic Games will take place at Tokyo National Stadium on July 23.
There is no cost to watch the Olympics Channel online. Live coverage of the games is available on its website under the name "olympicchannel." Download its mobile app at "com," or type ".com" into your The organizers of Tokyo 2020 have instituted stringent measures to ensure the safety of the athletes and spectators.
So, then, why do you linger? Mark your calendars and get ready for the big event. Get a fast virtual private network (VPN), sign up for the streaming service that will be airing the Tokyo Olympics 2021 in Canada, and get ready for the greatest sporting event in Canadian history.
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