The Tokyo Olympics will be contested from July 23 – Aug. 8, 2021. Stay tuned for more details at a later date on the full competition and broadcast schedule.

This marks the fourth Olympics staged in Japan, following Tokyo 1964 (summer), Sapporo 1972 (winter) and Nagano 1988 (winter).

During the Games, Tokyo will be 13 hours ahead of EDT, 16 ahead of PDT. So an event that starts at 10:00a local time Monday will be at 9:00p EDT Sunday night.

There will be a record-high 339 medal events across 41 sports.

While baseball and softball return to the Olympic program after not being included in 2012 and 2016, five sports will be debuting in Tokyo:

  • Basketball 3×3
  • Climbing
  • Karate
  • Skateboarding
  • Surfing

Some notable events added in other sports include:

  • Archery – Mixed Team
  • Cycling – BMX Freestyle
  • Judo – Mixed Team
  • Swimming – Men’s 800m, Women’s 1500m, 4x100m Medley Mixed Relay
  • Track & Field – 4x400m Mixed Relay
  • Triathlon – Mixed Relay

Detailed competition schedules will be available at a future date.