The 2021 Summer Olympics have arrived. On Wednesday morning in Tokyo and Tuesday evening in the United States, women’s soccer and women’s softball will get things going. The Opening Ceremonies are not until Friday, but the competition begins on the 20th/21st and wraps up on August 8th.
NBC is the home of all Olympics broadcasting in the United States. English-language coverage will air on NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC, USA, the Olympic Channel, and the Golf Channel. Spanish-language coverage will air on Telemundo and Universo. The channels will offer live coverage and tape delayed coverage in prime time.
If you aren’t going to be in front of your television, there will be several streaming options. NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports mobile app will both offer streaming coverage, but you’ll need a cable subscription for access. If you don’t have one, you can get a trial version of YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the Olympics.
Peacock will also be offering coverage of the Olympics to subscribers of the service. It will provide some live coverage of gymnastics, track & field, and men’s basketball. The service will also have daily highlight shows.
The Olympics open Tuesday night in the US and wrap up Wednesday morning, August 8th in the US. The Opening Ceremonies are scheduled for Friday and will air both live and on tape delay in primetime. The live airing will be from 6:55 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET and the tape delayed version will be from 7:30 p.m. to midnight.