It is happening now! After 2020’s push back due to the pandemic, the 32nd edition of the Tokyo Olympics Games is currently underway in Tokyo, Japan. It officially kicked off with the opening ceremony on July 23 and will be running until August 8. Although just like other events the Tokyo Olympics will be a virtual event without spectators. You can put the blame game on the Pandemic. However, if you are wondering how you can watch Tokyo Olympics online for free – here’s a quick guide to it:
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Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live-streaming in India
First and foremost, the official broadcaster in India is Sony Sports Network. It will be bringing a grander & mega-broadcast of the Olympics on our television screen. Sony will broadcast the Olympics live on five network channels & four languages. The channels are Sony Six, Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 3, and Sony Ten 4.
However, looking for online live streaming in India is officially exclusively on the Sony Liv app/website. Users can do so by downloading the app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store. In addition, users watching on a laptop can stream the Tokyo Olympics games live directly from the Sony Liv website. Meanwhile, one should note that Sony Liv is a subscription-based video streaming platform.
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Sony Liv is a subscription-based video streaming platform.
- Rs 299 for a month,
- Rs 699 for six months,
- Rs 999 for a year.
Apart from that, SonyLiv also has two additional premium plans:
- Liv Special+ : Rs 399 for one year.
- WWE Network: Rs 299 for one year.
How To Watch Olympic 2021 Games Online in India For Free
If you want to watch Tokyo Olympics 2021 for free without Sony Liv subscriptions, you have to have an active Jio number. It will give you access to the telecom network’s live tv app called JioTV. Users can use it to live stream Tokyo Olympics 2020 games for free on their mobiles.
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You need to download the app on your smartphone, then sign in with your Jio number. Next, users need to activate it via their OTP. Now, look for Sony channels from the list of live channels available to watch on the app. For example, the live streaming of the Olympics 2021 will be available on Sony Six, Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 3, and Sony Ten 4 channels. Please note that the Jio TV doesn’t have a web version of the app.
Meanwhile, one can also stream Tokyo Olympics online via Hulu. It has a 7-day free trial so that you can watch the Olympics. So, try it out and get instant access to NBC, and watch the 2021 Olympics without cable.