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How to watch the Tokyo Olympics – the closing ceremony streams live this Sunday on Peacock

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Simone Biles won the bronze medal in the balance beam final at the Tokyo Olympics.

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo began on July 23 and will run through August 8.
NBC is providing live coverage of the games on its networks, along with select events on Peacock.
Check out our schedule breakdowns for track and field, basketball, soccer, gymnastics, and swimming.
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The Tokyo Olympics held its opening ceremonies on July 23 after a one-year delay, welcoming thousands of athletes from 205 countries and states. The international competition will continue through August 8 with events from 33 different sports.

Live broadcasts and streamed events continue this weekend on NBC and other NBC affiliate networks. Free highlights and select live events are also available on Peacock, NBC's streaming service. You can find full channel details and schedules for track and field, gymnastics, swimming, basketball, and soccer events in our individual articles for each sport.

The Closing Ceremony will be streamed live on Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, and the NBC Sports app at 7 a.m. ET on August 8. Following the live streaming coverage, the Closing Ceremony will be rebroadcast in primetime on NBC at 8 p.m. ET.

How to watch the Olympics

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Megan Rapinoe and the US Women's Soccer team will no longer be eligible for a gold medal at Tokyo 2020 after suffering losses to Sweden and Canada.

To watch the Olympics you'll need access to NBC and its affiliated networks. Olympic coverage is spread across multiple NBC channels, including NBC Sports Network, CNBC, the Olympic Channel, the Golf Channel, and USA; Telemundo and Universo carry Spanish language coverage. You can find channel details and schedules for track and field, gymnastics, swimming, basketball, and soccer in our breakdowns for each sport.

If you have a pay-TV provider with access to NBC's various channels, you can use your account information to stream every Olympic event online via the NBC Sports app or the NBCOlympics website. You can also visit NBCOlympics.com to view the daily Olympics schedule with specific network information for every event.

NBC's streaming service, Peacock, also features daily highlights, docuseries, commentary, and a limited selection of live events for free. Peacock is available on iOS and Android devices, Roku, Amazon Fire, Xbox, web browsers, and select smart TVs.

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Live TV services with NBC coverage of the Olympics

If you don't already have a cable or TV provider, you can use a live TV streaming service like YouTube TV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, or FuboTV to watch the Olympics live on channels like NBC, NBC Sports, and USA.

Of those options, Sling's Blue plan is the most affordable at $35 a month ($10 for your first month) for NBC, USA, and NBC Sports. However, to watch all of NBC's live Olympic coverage on Sling, you'll need to add the $11 sports package to get access to the Olympic Channel and Golf Channel, as well as the $6 news package for CNBC.

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How to watch the Olympics Closing Ceremony

The Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony will be streamed live on Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, and the NBC Sports app at 7 a.m. ET on August 8. To watch on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app you'll need an authenticated pay-TV account with access to NBC.

If you can't tune in for the live coverage, the Closing Ceremony will be rebroadcast in primetime on NBC at 8 p.m. ET.

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Key dates for the Tokyo Olympics

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US swimming star Katie Ledecky won two gold medals and two silver medals at the Tokyo Olympics.

July 20 – Olympic competition begins with softball matches at 8 p.m. ETJuly 23 – Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony at 6:55 a.m. ETJuly 24 to July 31 – Swimming: daily coverage at 9:30 p.m. ETJuly 27 – Gymnastics: Women's team final, 6:45 a.m. ETJuly 29 – Gymnastics: Women's individual all-around, 6:50 a.m. ETJuly 31 – Track and field: Women's 100-meter finals, 6 a.m. ETAugust 1 – Track and field: Men's 100-meter finals, 6 a.m. ETAugust 3 – Gymnastics: Women's balance beam final, 4:50 a.m. ETAugust 3 – Skateboarding: Women's park final, 11:30 p.m. ETAugust 4 – Skateboarding: Men's park final, 11:30 p.m. ETAugust 5 – Soccer: Women's bronze medal match, 4 a.m. ETAugust 5 – Soccer: Women's gold medal match, 10 p.m. ETAugust 6 – Soccer: Men's bronze medal match, 7 a.m ETAugust 6 – Track and field: Women's marathon, 6 p.m. ETAugust 6 – Basketball: Men's gold medal game, 10:30 p.m. ETAugust 7 – Soccer: Men's gold medal match, 7:30 a.m. ETAugust 7 – Track and field: Men's marathon, 6 p.m. ETAugust 7 – Basketball: Women's gold medal game, 10:30 p.m. ETAugust 8 – Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony at 7 a.m. ETRead the original article on Business Insider

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