The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will take place between 23 July to 8 August 2021, after a year-long delay due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The Olympic Games are expecting to draw more than 11,000 athletes who will compete across 33 sports venues and take part in 339 events.
The opening ceremony is scheduled for 23 July 2021 although technically, the games will commence two days earlier with the women’s softball and football preliminaries. On the opening ceremony day, there will be rowing and archery events, followed by next-day games of badminton, beach volleyball, handball, table tennis, volleyball, weightlifting, hockey, and much more.
Six new sports will be debuting Tokyo Olympics including karate, skateboarding, surfing, and sport climbing, and baseball and softball are returning after a 13-year absence.
The 2021 judo events will be held between 24 July and 31 July, as well as a newcomer to the Tokyo Games, the first baseball match will take place on 28 July, with the final on 7 August. All athletics events will take place between 30 July and 8 August at the new Olympic Stadium. On 8 August, the last day of events, many finals will take place including water polo, the men’s marathon, women’s basketball, boxing, cycling, women’s rhythmic gymnastics, women’s handball, and women’s volleyball will bring 2020/2021 games to a close.
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