Summer Sports

Here's how to watch the 3,775 hours of Olympic coverage from CBC, partners

Canadians won't miss a moment of Olympic action once the Tokyo 2020 Games officially begin on Friday. A total of 3.775 hours of coverage will be broadcast by CBC and its broadcast partners.

Free streaming options include, CBC Gem and CBC Olympics app

Canadians won't miss a moment of Olympic action at Tokyo 2020.

A total of 3,775 hours of coverage will be broadcast by CBC and partners TSN and Sportsnet. Free streaming options include CBC Gem, and the CBC Olympics app, with CBC TV, CBC News Network and CBC Radio also providing wide coverage.

Opening ceremony

Festivities kicked off with the pre-ceremony show hosted by Olympic Games Morning's Andi Petrillo.

The opening ceremony was co-hosted by Olympic Games Primetime's Scott Russell and The National's Adrienne Arsenault.

Re-watch live coverage below.

 Tokyo 2020: The Olympic Opening Ceremony with American Sign Language

Streaming options

Free live streams of the opening ceremony and plenty of other Olympic events will also be available via CBC Gem, CBC's dedicated Tokyo 2020 website (, and the CBC Olympics app available for iOS and Android.

Selected events will be available through Amazon Prime Video. Audiences will also be able to watch CBC's coverage on CBC Gem's and CBC TV's Smartv apps, as well as external devices like Apple TV, FireTV, Google Chromecast and Roku TV.

The full Tokyo 2020 event schedule is available here.

Radio hits

CBC Radio One listeners will stay up-to-date with the five-minute LIVE at :25 Olympic Report, every hour during regional morning, noon and afternoon drive shows, providing news on Canadian athletes and teams.

CBC Radio's flagship news programs World Report, World This Hour and World at Six will also feature live reports and stories from CBC News reporters, gathering information on the ground in Japan.


Telelatino (TLN) will once again offer men's and women's soccer coverage and daily recaps.

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