The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are already underway with the Canadian women’s soccer team. 1-1 tie against Japan and the women’s softball team Win 4-0 about Mexico. While these opening round preliminary games are already underway, the Olympics will officially begin on Friday, July 23 with the long-awaited opening ceremony.
The national public broadcaster, CBC / Radio-Canada, owns the broadcast rights to the opening ceremony and all games broadcast in Canada, thanks to a signed contract with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the end of 2014.
The opening ceremony begins on Friday, July 23 at 7 am ET and will be preceded by the pre-ceremony show at 6:30 am ET. The previous ceremony will be organized by Andi Petrillowhile the official ceremony will be hosted by none other than Star hour ‘s Scott russell Y The National‘s Adrienne Arsenault.
You can watch the opening ceremony in English directly on your TV if you have a cable connection. CBC television is available throughout Canada and is a must-have station on cable and satellite providers, meaning that regardless of your cable provider, you can tune in to CBC TV to watch the opening ceremony that will officially kick off the battle of the nations.
Also, you can live stream the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony for free directly from the CBC gem Y Olympic Games CBC website. You can also stream the event from the CBC Gem and CBC Olympics mobile apps. Follow the links below to download the applications:
Audiences will also be able to view CBC’s coverage of Tokyo 2020, along with the opening ceremony live and on demand (in applicable content) via Amazon Prime Video, television service providers campaign, Rogers Y Shawas well as the CBC Gem and CBC TV apps via Apple TV, FireTV, Google Chromecast, and Roku TV devices.
This is the first time that Prime Video will offer a free live stream of the Olympics to Prime subscribers in both English and French.
Additionally, the opening ceremony will be presented with subtitles, described video, and ASL integration and will be broadcast in eight indigenous languages, including Eastern Cree, Dënësųłinë́ Yałtı, Gwichʼin, Inuktitut, Inuvialuktun, Sahtu Dene, Dehcho Dene, and Tlicho. Learn more about CBC’s inclusive filing here.
Additionally, a primetime broadcast of the opening ceremony will air on CBC at 7 p.m. ET.
For more information on how and where to stream, along with the full Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule, click here.
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