Tokyo 2021 Olympics closing ceremony: when is it, how to watch, live video streaming and TV

On August 8, 13 final competitions in 8 separate sports will play out at the sporting arenas of the Japan Olympics. After the water polo men’s final, the 2021 Games closing ceremony is due. The start of the event is at 11:00 AM. It will take 2 and a half hours and will finish at 13:30 PM in the GMT time zone. Venue is the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

Only beares of diplomatic status, sponsors and IOC official committee personas will be allowed to watch the ceremony directly at the venue. This is due to COVID restrictions imposed in Japan because of the rise in pandemic numbers

These circumstances made fans search for live video streaming of Tokyo Olympics with double efforts. You can watch the 2021 Olympics on TV channels and online via streaming.

YouTube TV is the official Olympics’ partner. This platform will broadcast each event as well as the opening and closing ceremony. You could watch it here if you have a YouTube Premium subscription. First month comes for free.

Sling TV is an online platform, which will broadcast the Olympic Games via streaming of such channels as NBC, CNBC, Olympic Channel, CBC, BBC. All of them are on Sling TV’s list, and you can choose depending on the country you are in. You need a Blue or Orange Sling subscription plan with Sports Extra to watch Olympic broadcasting via Sling TV.

Hulu, another popular streaming service, which will show us Olympic events too. You can watch it with Hulu subscription, and the first month is for free.

Amazon Fire TV is one more option, which offers you to stream lots of TV channels. Among them are NBC, USA, CNBC, Olympic Channel, NBCSN, CBC, BBC and Eurosport. All of these TV channels broadcast the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. To unlock all of them you need an Amazon Prime Video subscription.

In North America there are also a few other options available to a Games fan.

Peacock is one popular American service, which includes all famous channels broadcasting the closing ceremony. You will need to buy the Peacock Premium Subscription. and CBC’s Tokyo 2020 website are American and Canadian services, respectively. The former will broadcast all the events with USA athletes taking part. And, of course, the Games closing ceremony. The latter was created for Canadian fans of the Olympic Games specifically. You will be able to watch the closing ceremony within it.

Roku is the official NBC partner. All NBC channels can be streamed right here: NBC, CNBC, NBCSN. You will be able to watch the Olympics closing ceremony with them for free.

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