The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now that restrictions are easing up, it will be held between July 23 and Aug. 8, in Tokyo, Japan, and it will be broadcasted in the United States through NBC.
2020 Summer Tokyo Olympic Games Streaming
Even though the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held without an audience and under strict safety guidelines, they will still include numerous events with thousands of athletes worldwide.
The opening ceremony is one of the most anticipated parts of the Olympics due to its grandeur and spectacle.
The opening ceremony in Tokyo may not be as grand as the other opening ceremonies in the past due to the pandemic. Still, it is likely to celebrate Japanese culture and give the athletes the chance to show off their cultures too.
The opening ceremony of the 2020 Summer Olympics will air on July 23 at 7:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time or 4:00 A.M. Pacific Times on NBC. The rebroadcast will be at 7:30 PM Eastern Standard Time or 4:30 PM Pacific Time.
The ceremony can be streamed via Peacock for free, but you can sign up for a $4.99 a month subscription if you do not wish to see any ads.
You can also stream it on Fubo TV. The platform offers a seven-day free trial, or you can sign up for a $64.99 a month subscription.
Hulu + Live TV also offers a seven-day free trial, or you can sign up for their $64.99 a month subscription so that you won't see any ads.
YouTube TV has a seven-day free trial too, and it's $64.99 a month after that. AT&T TV will cost $69.99 a month for the subscription, while Sling TV will cost you $35 a month to watch the ceremony through the NBC live stream.
NBC is the network that will showcase thousands of hours of games for the next two weeks, from popular games like swimming, tennis, basketball, and soccer, to newly added sports like skateboarding, karate, and surfing.
Even though there will be no live spectators, the broadcasts will include enhanced sound and footage of the families and friends of the American athletes cheering for them from different locations in the United States.
As for the games, they can be streamed on Fubo TV for $64.99 a month after the seven-day free trial expires, Peacock for $4.99 a month, or you can go for the free service with ads and Hulu + Live TV for $64.99 a month after the seven-day free trial ends.
You can also go for AT&T TV for $69.99 a month and Sling TV for $35 a month, according to How to Geek.
Bypass Geographic Restrictions by Using VPN
If you can't access the broadcast of the Tokyo Olympics in your country, you can use a VPN to bypass the restrictions. The highly recommended VPN is ExpressVPN, as it is regarded as the best one for streaming, according to PCMag.
ExpressVPN is fast and easy to use, and it can also get around the VPN block on Netflix. It will allow you to watch the Tokyo Olympics no matter where you are, according to CNET.
To get started, download ExpressVPN. Connect it to a server in the United States, then sign up and use any of the above streaming platforms.
ExpressVPN has a free trial, so you can sign up and watch the Olympic games. Once it is done, you can cancel the subscription if you don't want to continue with the service.
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Written by Sophie Webster