India at Tokyo Olympics: Check out broadcast schedule and coverage plans

The coverage spans from pre to post-Olympics and will be available on Prasar Bharati's TV, radio and digital platforms across the country.

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  • Updated On - July 21, 2021 / 02:39 PM IST
India at Tokyo Olympics: Check out broadcast schedule and coverage plans
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Despite the disruptions brought by the coronavirus pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to begin from July 23. The opening ceremony will take place at the National Stadium in Tokyo while the closing ceremony will be held on August 8. Public broadcaster Doordarshan has released its broadcast plans for the biggest sporting extravaganza in the world. All India Radio will also cover the event extensively with special programmes.

The coverage spans from pre to post-Olympics and will be available on Prasar Bharati’s TV, radio and digital platforms across the country.

Here’s the full telecast schedule:

DD Sports

Daily shows on Olympics

India @ Tokyo (8:30 pm)
Olympics Highlights (9 pm)
Olympics Stat Zone (9:30 pm)

Different sporting events at the Olympics will be broadcast Live daily on DD Sports from 5 AM to 7 PM. 

DD News

Special programme – Monday to Friday – 7 PM, Saturday – 5 PM

Special segments in breakfast news, midday prime, and news night

DD India

Special programme every day at 8.30 PM

Special segments in breakfast news, midday prime and news night

All India Radio

Curtain raiser- 22.07.2021 (10:30 pm onwards)

Daily highlights 23.07.2021 to 08.08.2021 (10:30 pm onwards)

Periodic FM updates- 24.07.2021 to 07.08.2021 (7 am to 7 pm)

Breaking news may also be broadcast on FM channels whenever India wins the medal

Off-tube commentary of select hockey matches, badminton matches

Pre-Games programmes as build up to 2020 Tokyo Olympics- Last of 3 –programme series on 19th July, 2021 (10 pm)

Hockey

Men’s Hockey Tournament:

July 24: India vs New Zealand (6:30 am onwards)

July 25: India vs Australia (3 pm onwards)

July 27: India vs Spain (6:30 am onwards)

July 29: India v Argentina (6 am onwards)

July 30: India vs Japan (3 pm onwards)

August 1: Men’s Quarterfinals

August 3: Men’s Semifinals

August 5: Medal Matches

Women’s Hockey Tournament:

July 24: India vs Netherlands (3 pm onwards)

July 26: India vs Germany (3:30 pm inwards)

July 28: India vs Great Britain (6:30 am onwards)

July 30: India vs Ireland (6 am onwards)

July 31: India vs South Africa (6:30 am onwards)

2 August: Women’s Quarterfinals

4 August: Women’s Semifinals

6 August: Medal Matches

Viewers can also watch the Olympics coverage on the Sony Sports Network channels. The coverage will be beamed on SONY SIX and SONY TEN 2 (English), SONY TEN 3 (Hindi) and SONY TEN 4 (Tamil and Telugu).

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