Tokyo Olympics 2020 Schedule and Betting Tips

The Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020 are back in 2020 after being delayed by the effects of Covid-19. Sports fans across the world will be tuning in for this huge sporting event that will take place in Tokyo, Japan.

This is the first time the Olympic games were rescheduled.

The 2020 Summer Olympics  will be largely held behind closed doors which means that spectators will not be allowed for these events.

Here are some cool things to look forward to during the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics:

New Sports in 2020 Olympics

Many new sports will be introduced during the  2020 Tokyo Olympics. This is partly due the decision of the International Olympic Committee that allows the host to add new sports.

Some of the new sports that will be introduced in the Tokyo Olympics will be 3×3 Basketball, freestyle BMX, madison cycling, karate,sport climbing,surfing, skateboarding. We will also see the return of baseball and softball which were last played in the 2008 Olympics. This comes as no surprise as Baseball is Japan’s most popular sport.

Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020 Logo

There was some controversy surrounding the initial logo for the Tokyo Olympics with claims being made that the logo was plagiarized from the logo of the Théâtre de Liège in Belgium.

The design is meant to “express a refined elegance and sophistication that exemplifies Japan.

Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020 Mascot

The mascot for the Tokyo Olympics is called Miraitowa. The mascots were selected from a competition process which took place between late 2017 and early 2018. A total of 2042 were submitted and three were shortlisted.

Japanese elementary school students were invited to make the final pick and they picked Ryo Taniguchi’s design. Miraitowa is named after the Japanese words for future and his character and is described as very athletic who has a “strong sense of justice” and is described as “very athletic”. Mirowata has the ability to teleport anywhere instantly.

No international Spectators allowed for the Tokyo Olympics

Because of the pandemic and the fact that a lot of the Japanese population failed to receive vaccinations against the virus, the government along with the organizing committee decided to take strict measures in order to protect the Japanese people.

Overseas spectators were banned from entering Japan and their tickets were refunded.

Most events will be held behind closed doors

As mentioned earlier, most events during the Tokyo Olympics will be held behind closed doors. Only events that are taking place outside of Tokyo will be allowed at limited capacity, something which could be a major disappointment for many sports fans in Japan.

This decision was made on July 8 after a rise in Covid 19 cases in Tokyo.

“Green Medals” During the Tokyo Olympics

Japan is often touted as one of the most innovative countries in the world and they proved this during the Tokyo Olympics this year by making medals from recycled electronics.

Over 8 million tons of electronic waste was collected from businesses and citizens to produce all the medals for the Tokyo Olympics starting from February 2017.

Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Olympics 2021

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be taking place on July 23 2021 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Emperor Naruhito is expected to formally open the games. The event will take place behind closed doors with social distancing. Only about 1000 VIP guests will be physically present during the opening ceremony for this opening ceremony.

Many of the performances are pre recorded while the live performances will be undertaken with proper social distancing.

The parade of nations that is a tradition of the Olympic Games will take place as usual.

Olympics 2020 Schedule

Jul 21, 2021

SportEventSoftballJapan vs. AustraliaSoftballU.S. vs. ItalySoftballMexico vs. CanadaWomen’s SoccerGreat Britain vs. ChileWomen’s SoccerChina vs. BrazilWomen’s SoccerU.S. vs. SwedenWomen’s SoccerJapan vs. CanadaWomen’s SoccerNetherlands vs. ZambiaWomen’s SoccerAustralia vs. New Zealand

July 22,2021

SportEventSoftballU.S. vs. CanadaSoftballJapan vs. MexicoSoftballItaly vs. AustraliaMen’s SoccerEgypt vs. SpainMen’s SoccerMexico vs. FranceMen’s SoccerNew Zealand vs. South KoreaMen’s SoccerIvory Coast vs. Saudi ArabiaMen’s SoccerArgentina vs. AustraliaMen’s SoccerJapan vs. South AfricaMen’s SoccerBrazil vs. GermanyMen’s SoccerHonduras vs. RomaniaRowingQualifying Heats

Jul 23, 2021

SportEvent–Opening CeremonyRowingQualifying Heat & RepechagesCyclingMen’s Road Race

July 24,2021

TennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doublesWomen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. JapanTennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doublesWomen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. JapanSoftballU.S. vs. MexicoArcheryMixed Team FinalWomen’s SoccerSweden vs. AustraliaCyclingMen’s Road RaceBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundSwimmingQualifying HeatsBeach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying RoundBasketballMen’s 3×3Men’s GymnasticsQualifyingMen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. FranceWomen’s SoccerU.S. vs. New ZealandMen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. France

Jul 25, 2021

SportEventBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundSwimmingFinalsSkateboardingMen’s Street QualifyingBasketballMen’s 3×3SkateboardingMen’s Street FinalCyclingWomen’s Round RaceSoftballU.S. vs. AustraliaTennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doublesSkateboardingMen’s Street QualifyingMen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. JapanMen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. JapanDivingWomen’s Synchronized Springboard FinalArcheryWomen’s Team FinalTennisMen’s/Women’s first-round singles, doublesCyclingWomen’s Road RaceWomen’s 3×3 BasketballU.S. vs. RomaniaSwimmingQualifying HeatsMen’s SoccerBrazil vs. Ivory CoastGymnasticsWomen’s QualifyingMen’s BasketballU.S. vs. FranceMen’s SoccerAustralia vs. SpainSwimmingQualifying HeatsWomen’s 3×3 BasketballU.S. vs. TaiwanBeach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying RoundMen’s SoccerJapan vs. MexicoTriathlonMen’s FinalBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundTriathlonMen’s Final

Jul 26, 2021

SportEventSkateboardingWomen’s Street FinalRugbyMen’s Qualifying RoundSkateboardingWomen’s Street FinalMen’s BasketballArgentina vs. SloveniaSoftballU.S. vs. JapanSwimmingFinalsTennisMen’s/Women’s second-round singles, doublesBasketball3×3Beach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundWomen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. ChinaSkateboardingWomen’s Street FinalMen’s BasketballArgentina vs. SloveniaShooting SkeetMen’s FinalArcheryMen’s Team FinalTennisMen’s/Women’s second-round singles, doublesWomen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. ChinaDivingMen’s Synchronized Platform FinalCanoe SlalomMen’s FinalRugbyMen’s Qualifying RoundSwimmingQualifying HeatsBasketball3×3Men’s VolleyballBrazil vs. ArgentinaFencingMen’s Individual Foil & Women’s Individual Sabre FinalsBeach VolleyballQualifying RoundGymnasticsMen’s Team FinalTriathlonWomen’s Final

July 27 2021

SportEventBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundMen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. South AfricaSwimmingFinalsTennisMen’s Round 2 singles, doublesTennisWomen’s Round 3 singles, Round 2 doublesRugbyMen’s Qualifying RoundFencingWomen’s Team Epee QuarterfinalsBeach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying RoundSoftballBronze Medal GameWomen’s BasketballU.S. vs. NigeriaDivingWomen’s Synchronized Platform FinalSlalom CanoeingWomen’s FinalBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundRugbyMen’s QuarterfinalTennisMen’s Singles, Round 2TennisWomen’s Singles, Round 3TennisMen’s and Women’s Doubles, QuarterfinalsWomen’s BasketballU.S. vs. NigeriaCyclingWomen’s Mountain BikeSwimmingQualifying Heats3×3 BasketballQuarterfinalsWomen’s SoccerU.S. vs. AustraliaGymnasticsWomen’s Gymnastics Team FinalSoftballFinalBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying Round

Jul 28, 2021

SportEventBeach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying RoundTable TennisWomen’s QuarterfinalMen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. TunisiaSlalom CanoeingQualifyingRowingFinals and SemifinalsCyclingWomen’s Time TrialCyclingMen’s Time TrialTennisMen’s Third-round singlesTennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, QuarterfinalsTennisMen’s Doubles, SemifinalsTennisMixed Doubles, First RoundSlalom CanoeingQualifyingWomen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. HungaryMen’s BasketballU.S. vs. IranCyclingMen’s Individual Time TrialTennisMen’s Singles, Third RoundTennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, QuarterfinalsTennisMen’s Doubles, SemifinalsTennisMixed, First RoundSlalom CanoeingQualifyingWomen’s Basketball3×3 SemifinalRugbyMen’s Bronze Medal and FinalMen’s Basketball3×3 SemfinalSwimmingQualifying Heats3×3 BasketballFinalsMen’s VolleyballBrazil vs. TaiwanMen’s SoccerGermany vs. Ivory CoastMen’s SoccerRomania vs. New ZealandGymnasticsMen’s All AroundMen’s SoccerFrance vs. JapanGolfMen’s First Round

Jul 29, 2021

SportEventSwimmingFinalsBeach VolleyballQualifying RoundRugbyWomen’s Qualifying RoundTable TennisWomen’s SemifinalMen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. ItalyRowingFinalsCyclingBMX Racing QuarterfinalsFencingWomen’s Team Foil SemifinalsTennisMen’s Singles and Mixed, QuarterfinalsTennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, SemifinalsFencingWomen’s Team Foil SemifinalTennisMen’s Singles and Mixed, QuarterfinalsTennisWomen’s Singles and Doubles, SemifinalsFencingWomen’s Team Foil Bronze Medal and FinalMen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. ItalySlalom. CanoeingWomen’s FinalRugbyWomen’s Qualifying RoundSwimmingQualifying HeatsWomen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. TurkeyGymnasticsWomen’s All AroundMen’s BasketballSpain vs. ArgentinaSwimmingFinalsGolfMen’s Second Round

Jul 30, 2021

SportEventTrack & FieldQualifying RoundsTrack & FieldQualifying RoundsTable TennisMen’s SemifinalsMen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. BrazilBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundRowingFinalsWomen’s RugbyU.S. vs. AustraliaCyclingBMX Racing FinalsGymnasticsWomen’s Trampoline FinalTennisMen’s Singles and Mixed, SemifinalsTennisMen’s Doubles, FinalGymnasticsWomen’s Trampoline FinalWomen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. TaiwanArcheryWomen’s Individual FinalWomen’s VolleyballChina vs. TaiwanTennisMen’s Doubles Final, Bronze MedalTennisMen’s Singles, Doubles SemifinalsWomen’s BasketballU.S. vs. JapanDivingWomen’s Springboard QualifyingWomen’s SoccerQuarterfinalWomen’s RugbyQuarterfinalsSwimmingQualifying HeatsWomen’s SoccerQuarterfinalTrack & FieldWomen’s 5000m, Triple Jump Qualifying, Shot Put QualifyingTrack & FieldMen’s 10000m Final, Mixed 4x400m Relay Round 1GolfMen’s Third RoundWomen’s SoccerQuarterfinalBeach VolleyballMen’s Qualifying RoundMen’s VolleyballFrance vs. TaiwanCyclingBMX Freestyle QualifyingTriathlonMixed Relay

Jul 31, 2021

SportEventTrack & FieldQualifying RoundTrack & FieldWomen’s 400m Hurdles Round OneBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundSwimmingFinalsBeach VolleyballWomen’s Qualifying RoundCyclingWomen’s BMX Freestyle QualifyingWomen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. TaiwanFencingWomen’s Team Sabre, SemifinalsGymnasticsMen’s Trampoline FinalTennisWomen’s Singles Final, Bronze MedalTennisMen’s Singles Bronze MedalTennisWomen’s Doubles Bronze Medal, Mixed Doubles BronzeGymnasticsMen’s Trampoline FinalArcheryMen’s Individual FinalDivingWomen’s Springboard SemifinalTennisWomen’s Singles Final, Bronze MedalTennisMen’S Singles Bronze MedalTennisWomen’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles Bronze MedalMen’s SoccerQuarterfinalWomen’s RugbyFinal and Bronze MedalMen’s SoccerQuarterfinalBaseballU.S. vs. KoreaTrack & FieldMen’s Long Jump, Women’s 100m, Men’s 100m, moreWomen’s VolleyballChina vs. ItalyMen’s BasketballU.S. vs. TBDBadmintonMen’s Doubles FinalGolfMen’s Final RoundMen’s SoccerQuarterfinalFencingMen’s Team Foil, Semifinal

Aug 1, 2021

SportEventBeach VolleyballWomen’s Elimination RoundSwimmingFinalsCyclingBMX Freestyle FinalsWestlingQualifying RoundBadmintonMen’s Singles SemifinalBeach VolleyballElimination RoundTrack & FieldFinals and Qualifying RoundTennisMen’s Singles FinalTennisWomen’s Doubles Final, Mixed Doubles FinalBeach VolleyballMen’s Elimination RoundMen’s HandballNorway vs. FranceTennisMen’s Singles FinalTennisWomen’s Doubles FinalTennisMixed Doubles FinalDivingWomen’s Springboard FinalMen’s HandballDenmark vs. SwedenWeightliftingWomen’s FinalFencingMen’s Team Foil FinalBadmintonWomen’s Singles FinalGymnasticsEvent FinalsTrack & FieldEvent Finals & SemifinalsMen’s BasketballSpain vs. SloveniaMen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. ArgentinaCanoeingSpring QualifyingBeach VolleyballWomen’s Elimination Round

Aug 2, 2021

Track & FieldFinals and Qualifying RoundsBeach VolleyballMen’s Elimination RoundField HockeyWomen’s QuarterfinalBadmintonWomen’s Doubles Bronze Medal & FinalWrestlingQualifying Rounds & SemifinalsMen’s Water PoloU.S. vs. GreeceCanoeingSpring QualifyingWomen’s VolleyballU.S. vs. ItalyWomen’s BasketballU.S. vs. FranceMen’s BasketballQuarterfinalDivingMen’s Springboard QualifyingBeach VolleyballElimination RoundsWeightliftingWomen’s FinalBadmintonMen’s Singles FinalSoccerWomen’s SemifinalSoccerWomen’s SemifinalBeach VolleyballElimination RoundMen’s Water PoloSpain vs. CroatiaGymnasticsEvent FinalsTrack & FieldFinals, Semifinals & QualifyingWrestlingFinals

Aug 3, 2021

SportEventBeach VolleyballWomen’s QuarterfinalTrack & FieldFinals, Semifinals & QualifyingTrack & FieldFinals & QualifyingWrestlingQualifying RoundsWater PoloWomen’s QuarterfinalCanoeingSprint FinalsVolleyballMen’s QuarterfinalDivingMen’s Springboard FinalSoccerMen’s SemifinalsBeach VolleyballWomen’s QuarterfinalSwimmingWomen’s MarathonGymnasticsEvent FinalsTrack & FieldFinals, Semifinals & QualifyingWrestlingFinalsBasketballMen’s QuarterfinalVolleyballMen’s QuarterfinalGolfWomen’s First Round

Aug 5, 2021

SportEventTrack & FieldFinals, Semifinals & QualifyingBeach VolleyballMen’s QuarterfinalSkateboardingWomen’s Park Qualifying & FinalCanoeingSprint QuarterfinalsWater PoloMen’s QuarterfinalTrack & FieldFinals & SemifinalsWrestlingQualifying RoundsVolleyballWomen’s QuarterfinalBasketballWomen’s QuarterfinalMen’s BasketballSemifinalBasketballWomen’s QuarterfinalsDivingWomen’s Platform QualifyingArtistic SwimmingDuet FinalVolleyballWomen’s QuarterfinalsEquestrianIndividual Jumping FinalSwimmingMen’s MarathonWrestlingFinalsTrack & FieldSemifinals & FinalsGolfWomen’s Second Round

Aug 6, 2021

SportEventCanoeingSprint QualifyingBeach VolleyballWomen’s FinalBeach VolleyballWomen’s Bronze MedalGymnasticsRhythmic Individual QualifyingSoccerWomen’s FinalVolleyballWomen’s SemifinalWrestlingFinalsSoccerWomen’s FinalBasketballWomen’s SemifinalWater PoloMen’s SemifinalDivingMen’s Platform QualifyingHandballWomen’s SemifinalTrack & FieldWomen’s 20km WalkWrestlingFinalsField HockeyWomen’s FinalVolleyballWomen’s SemifinalTrack & FieldFinals & SemifinalsSoccerMen’s Bronze MedalTrack & FieldWomen’s MarathonGolfWomen’s Final Round

Aug 7, 2021

SportEventTrack & FieldWomen’s MarathonBeach VolleyballMen’s Bronze MedalBeach VolleyballMen’s FinalDivingMen’s Platform SemifinalGymnasticsRhythmic Group QualifyingMen’s BasketballFinalBasketballMen’s FinalBaseballBronze MedalVolleyballMen’s Bronze MedalVolleyballMen’s Bronze MedalDivingMen’s Platform FinalWater PoloWomen’s FinalBasketballWomen’s Bronze MedalBasketballMen’s Bronze MedalBasketballMen’s CeremonyWrestlingFinalsTrack & FieldFinalsSoccerMen’s FinalVolleyballMen’s FinalTrack & FieldMen’s MarathonVolleyballWomen’s Bronze MedalGymnasticsRhythmic Group Final

Aug 8, 2021

BasketballWomen’s FinalVolleyballWomen’s FinalWater PoloMen’s Bronze MedalBoxingFinalsVolleyballWomen’s FinalBoxingFinalsVolleyballWomen’s FinalWater PoloMen’s Final

2020 Tokyo Olympics Betting Tips

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