Olympic games originally planned for July 24th, 2020 but it has been postponed, the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics is pushed back due to the spread of Covid-19. New dates were announced sometime in March and then confirmed sometime in July. IOC President Thomas Bach, Tokyo 2020 President Mori Yoshirō, Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko, and Olympic and Paralympic Minister Hashimoto Seiko, all came together and discussed a new safe schedule for Tokyo’s Summer Olympics.
After discussing how they wanted to protect the health of the athletes and everyone involved, protect the interests of the athletes and of Olympic sport, and considered the sports calendar of other nations, they all agreed on what they felt was the best date for the Tokyo Olympics.
What time does the Olympics 2021?
Olympics 2021 start time is scheduled at 10:00 am JST this time is 13hours ahead of U.S. which means it will be started at at 9:00 pm ET.
The new date has been changed to be July 23rd, 2021- Aug 8th, 2021 and it has been decided that the Tokyo Summer Olympics will take place In different parts within Tokyo itself. The event’s venues will be divided into two zones: Heritage Zone and the Tokyo Bay Zone. The Heritage Zone venues will be located in central Tokyo, within the Yamanote Loop Line and the Tokyo Bay Zone venues will be held at Odaiba, an artificial island in Tokyo Bay. For those watching the Olympics from home, the event will be broadcasted on NBC stations at 10:00 am local time Monday and 9:00 pm EDT Sunday night. If wanting to stream the event through a VPN you can do so through ExpressVPN. With ExpressVPN you will be able to stream the Olympics through Hulu, Sling TV Blue, AT&T TV Now, fuboTV, and YouTube.
For Hulu, it’s $55 per-month channels such as CNBC, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel, USA Network. It also offers all channels that hold broadcasting rights for the Tokyo Olympics in the U.S. and even A seven-day free trial is available.
For AT&T TV Now, it has a $65 per-month subscription that includes channels such as CNBC, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel, USA Network. If you want the Golf channel added you would then get the “Max” package for 80 USD/month. They also offer every channel that broadcasts the Summer Olympics in the U.S. a seven-day free trial.
For fuboTV, it has a $55 per-month subscription like Hulu and includes channels such as CNBC, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel, USA Network. They offer every channel that broadcasts the Tokyo Olympics in the U.S., as well as U.S. channels that offer the Olympics with Spanish commentary a seven-day free trial.
For YouTube, while YouTube itself is free you may only stream the Olympics highlights and exclusive documentaries through it.
All these platforms share the same channel air times but each channel varies in time.
If you do not wish to use ExpressVPN, you can also use free VPNs or other VPNs like Mullvad, OVPN, or HotSpot Shield Premium. Each of the VPNs mentioned holds a different price. Out of all the VPNs listed Mullvad would be the cheapest costing $5.72. The most expensive being OVPN at $84.00.