The Olympics in Tokyo in 2021 is going to conducted in the 23rd July 2021. After a year-long postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world's best athletes have gathered in Japan to compete in 28 different sports for the chance to win a gold medal.
The Olympics are a platform where the world comes to compete, feel inspired, and be together, with over 200 countries participating in over 500 events across the Summer and Winter Games.
A total of 126 athletes, including two alternate players and one reserve goalkeeper in men's and women's hockey squads, will be part of India's Olympic contingent for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, which will begin on July 23. The total number of people in the contingent, including coaches, support staff, and officials, is 228.
When do the Olympics start in 2021?
Start date: Friday, July 23
Opening ceremony time: 8:00 pm JST / 4:30 pm IST
How to watch the opening ceremony in JAPAN & INDIA (Bharat)
TV channel: NBC
Live stream: Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, fuboTV
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How long is the Olympics opening ceremony?
The opening ceremony for the Olympics is scheduled to last approximately four hours. The festivities will begin at 7 a.m. ET and will continue until 11 a.m. ET. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in Tokyo. until 12 a.m. time zone
Where are the 2021 Olympics?
Tokyo, Japan, will host the Olympics in 2021. Back in 2013, Tokyo was awarded the bid for the Olympics, which were originally scheduled to take place in 2020. The official cost for Japan's government to host the Games is $15.4 billion, but other estimates place the actual cost at twice that amount.
The venue will also have an impact on how Japanese and Indian viewers watch and consume the Olympics. Because Tokyo is 3.5 hours ahead of Indian Standard Time, many events will be tape delayed for prime-time audiences in the India.
Below are the names of all Indians qualified for the Olympics in Tokyo, sorted by their sport, discipline and category: