How To Watch The Tokyo Olympics For Free In The U.S., India, And Other Countries?

Ready for the biggest sports festival of the year?


After months of delay, the Tokyo Olympics are about to start soon. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, sports enthusiasts are tired of waiting for the Olympics to begin. Considering the increased waiting time, the biggest sports festival will most probably bring a lot of viewers. But not everyone can spare some extra money to pay for watching the Olympics.

If you are among that lot then I am sure you must be wondering, can I watch the Tokyo Olympics for free? As a matter of fact, yes you can. In this article, I’ll tell you some safe and legal ways to watch the Olympics for free.

Can I Watch Tokyo Olympics For Free Online?

Fortunately, it is possible for you to watch the Olympics for free. That being said, here is how you can watch the Tokyo Olympics free of cost in different countries:

Free Tokyo Olympics streaming guide


In the U.S., NBC has the rights to stream the Olympics all around the country. While you can simply watch it on cable, in case you don’t have the cable then you can head over to Peacock.

Peacock will stream everything related to the Olympics on their website and they also provide a free 7-day trial.


For British fans, BBC iPlayer will serve as the go-to platform for watching the Tokyo Olympics. Yes, no need to even worry about a limited free trial as BBC iPlayer will stream the Olympics for free.

Watch Tokyo Olympics for free


If you live in Australia, then you can watch the Olympics on the 7Plus website. Just like the U.S., you have a second option to watch it on cable as well.


Japan is hosting this year’s Olympics and, fortunately, the hosts have handed out the official rights to stream the Tokyo Olympics to Gorin. The site is completely safe and of course free of cost.


Lastly, talking about our viewers who live in India, you have two options to watch the Olympics for free.

If you are a Reliance Jio customer, then you can simply head over to the Jio TV app to watch the Olympics for free on your mobile phone. However, if you want to see it on your laptop, you can rely on Jio fiber plans. With these plans starting at just Rs 999, you get a free account of SonyLiv.

When Will The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Take Place?

The Olympics opening ceremony is a thing of beauty. In the opening ceremony, viewers get to enjoy a string of performances by the hosts. Talking about the start of this year’s opening ceremony for the Olympics, you can tune in to watch them at 8:00 PM JST/7:00 AM ET/4:00 AM PT/4:30 PM IST.

Are you hyped up about the Tokyo Olympics? Let us know your views in the comments section below. While you wait for the Olympics to start, you can check out our guides about movies and TV shows right here.

Aikansh Chaudhary

Aikansh Chaudhary

A die-hard sports fan who also loves to binge-watch anime, movies, or TV shows when possible.
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