Due to the Covid-19 pandemic that the world is facing today, the Olympic Games are postponed until the summer of 2021, they will still be called the 2020 Olympic Games despite taking place a year later!

The official schedule for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, starts on 23 July 2021 and ends 18 days later on 8 August 2021

This will be the fourth time Japan has hosted the Olympic Games. After theTokyo Summer Games in 1964, the Winter Games in Sapporo in 1972 andNagano in 1998, it’s time for the capital to host again in 2020!

There are 339 events which are organised around 33 sports. For the Games of theXXXII Olympiad, baseball, softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding andsurfing are becoming Olympic sports!

  • To find out more about the 2020 Tokyo Games, see the calendar below:

The calendar below is the original program for the Tokyo Olympic Games competitions. Following the postponement of the Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this calendar will change. It will be modified and updated as soon as new information becomes available.

Le calendrier des Jeux Olympiques de Tokyo 2020

Among the numerous events at Tokyo 2020, you’ll find:

22 July, the first events of the Games will be women’s softball at the Fukushima Azuma baseball stadium from 10:00 to 12:00 and at the Yokohama baseball stadium from 14:30 to 16:30 then at 19:00 to 21:00. There will also be women’s football from 16:30 to 21:30 in three different locations: Tokyo stadium, Sapporo dome and Miyagi stadium.

The 2020 judo events will be held between 25 and 31 July in Nippon Budokan, a stone's throw away from Tokyo’s imperial palace.A newcomer to the Tokyo games, the first baseball match will take place on 29 July at the Fukushima Azuma baseball stadium, with the final on 8 August at Yokohama stadium.
All 2020 athletics events will take place between 31 July and 9 August at the new Olympic Stadium!

On 9 August, the last day of events, lots of events will take place. Water polo, the men’s marathon, women’s basketball, boxing, cycling, women’s rhythmic gymnastics, women’s handball and women’s volleyball will bring the 2020 games to a close.

For more information on the schedule and location of events, go to the official Tokyo Games website. Schedules may change in the coming months, but we will keep you informed.


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