After a yearlong postponement, the Tokyo Olympics are finally here, and Team USA will have another chance to go home as the leader in total medals earned.
Americans will be active in the 28 sports offered at the Summer Games. While the U.S. doesn’t have a team or individual participating in every sport, they will be included in most and will be contenders per usual. As such, viewers will have plenty of opportunities to watch the U.S. in action.
Of course, things are a bit more complicated than usual this year since the Games are taking place in Japan. The huge time difference between the U.S. and Tokyo means that live events will occur in the wee hours most days. Still, NBC will have plenty of action — some live and some on tape delay — and will rely on its variety of networks to carry all of the Team USA coverage.
Here’s everything to know about how to watch the Olympics in the U.S., including how to stream it, what channels it will be on and a full schedule of live Team USA events.
How to watch the Olympics in USA
NBC owns the exclusive broadcast rights to the Olympics in the United States, so they will be broadcasting all of the action from the tournament, be it live or on tape delay.
The events will primarily be broadcast on the following six channels:
- Olympic Channel
- Golf Channel
Most of the marquee events will be carried on NBC, USA, NBCSN and CNBC. Golf Channel will be used…