Tokyo Olympics: BBC TV schedule, radio and online coverage - times and channels

Tokyo Olympics on the BBC
Follow BBC coverage live from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games across BBC TV, radio and online
Tokyo 2020 on the BBC
Dates: 23 July-8 August Hosts: Tokyo, Japan Time in Tokyo: BST +8
Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and BBC Sounds; Live text, video clips and highlights on the BBC Sport website and app.

The BBC will bring you live coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics across BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, radio and online.

BBC One and BBC Two will broadcast more than 350 hours of action - covering all 33 sports from 21 July to 8 August - with a second stream available on BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, the BBC Sport website and the BBC Sport app.

BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra also bring you live commentary every day, plus a daily podcast on BBC Sounds, and there will be live text, video clips and highlights on the BBC Sport website and app.

Why does the BBC have fewer live video streams for Tokyo 2020?

As announced in February 2017, the BBC's coverage of the Olympic games has changed.

The BBC will continue to bring extensive coverage from the Games, including all the must see moments. A network channel alongside the live stream will offer live coverage and highlights - so throughout each day of the Games, this global sporting event will be brought to the widest possible audience.

However, the BBC is no longer able to offer live streams of every sport due to the terms of the licensing arrangements laid down by the rights-holder (Discovery).

Discovery bought European-wide rights to the Olympics Games in 2016 in a 1.3bn euros deal, worth £922m at the time, and is airing Tokyo 2020 action in the UK through Eurosport.

Listings (all times BST)

Event start times are subject to change and the BBC is not responsible for any that may be made. Also, coverage can be subject to late schedule changes, so details may differ from this page.

Day 16: Sunday, 8 August

Live coverage

22:30 on Saturday to 11:40 on Sunday - BBC One

*men's marathon starts at 23:00

00:00-23:59 - Red Button

01:00-06:00 - BBC Radio 5 Live

06:00-09:00 - 5 live Olympic Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 Live

11:55-15:00 - Closing ceremony, BBC One

TV Highlights

19:30-21:00 - BBC One

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