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How to watch gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics — the finals are free to stream on Peacock

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Simone Biles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky The 2020 Olympic gymnastics competition starts on July 23 and concludes on August 3. Select events featuring Team USA can be streamed for free via Peacock. NBC is rebroadcasting portions of its gymnastics coverage during primetime. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyGymnastics are one of the most anticipated events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Qualification subdivisions start on July 23 and the last gymnastics final is on August 3. Coverage will be rebroadcast during primetime on NBC and you can stream select events live on Peacock for free.Women will compete on four apparatuses: balance beam, floor exercise, uneven bars, and vault. M...
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How to watch swimming at the Tokyo Olympics — the qualifying heats begin on July 24

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Olympic swimming events will be broadcast live on NBC and USA. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Tokyo Olympic swimming events start on July 24 and conclude July 31. Swimming events will air on USA and NBC via live TV streaming services. On the USA team, expectations are high for Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyTV (small)Swimming events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics start on July 24 and continue daily until July 31. Live coverage will be broadcast on NBC and the USA network.The USA team has several strong competitors in women's and men's divisions, but all eyes will be on Katie Ledecky when she gets in the water. Ledecky already has an impressive collection of five gold m...
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How to watch soccer at the Tokyo Olympics — women’s group matches begin on July 21

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. US women's national soccer team members Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe celebrate. Zhizhao Wu/Getty Images Olympic soccer will begin before the opening ceremonies with women's group matches starting July 21. Games will air on USA, NBC Sports, and the Olympic Channel via cable and live streaming services. The women's gold medal match is August 5, while the men's gold medal will be decided on August 7. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyTV (small)Soccer will be one of the first sports to begin competition at the Tokyo Olympics, with women's group stage matches starting on July 21 and the men's matches starting on July 22. The Tokyo Opening Ceremonies will be held on July 23 and Olympic soccer competitio...
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Toyota canceled plans to run Olympics-themed commercials during the games, despite being a major corporate sponsor of the event

Tokyo Olympics sponsor Toyota won't air Olympics-related TV commercials during the games. Top Toyota executives are also skipping the Olympics opening ceremony. COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Tokyo, and many are calling for the games to be canceled amid safety concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. Toyota Motor Corp., one of the top corporate sponsors of the Tokyo Olympics, is pulling its Olympics-related TV commercials from rotation, a senior company executive announced on Monday. Additionally, Toyota's CEO Akio Toyoda and other top...
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How to watch the Tokyo Olympics, starting with the opening ceremony on July 23

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will run from July 23 to August 8 after a one-year delay. The opening ceremony will broadcast live on July 23 at 6:55 am ET, with a primetime replay. NBC will provide live coverage on its networks, along with highlights on its Peacock streaming service. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The Olympics has a race problem. Athletes everywhere are calling out the sporting body for a history of banning Black women.

Eurocentric restrictions make it difficult for Black women to fully participate in the Olympics. Historians say these rules are the lingering byproducts of racism and sexism within the Olympics. While the Olympics are getting more inclusive, it's athletes themselves that are driving the push. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Biden said’the rules are the rules’ when asked about Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension for marijuana use

President Joe Biden said "the rules are the rules" when asked if Sha'Carri Richardson's suspension was fair. But the president went on to question if the rules should remain that way. Richardson, 21, tested positive for THC, the psychoactive component in cannabis, at the US Olympic Team Trials. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Tokyo Olympics organizers are handing out more than 150,000 condoms to athletes — but also asking recipients not to use them at the Olympic village

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics plan to hand out more than 150,000 condoms to athletes. They'll also ask the more than 11,000 athletes at the games to continue social distancing. "The distributed condoms are not meant to be used at the Olympic Village," an official told AFP. See more stories on Insider's business page. Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics plan to hand out more than 150,000 condoms to the world's top athletes — but will also ask them to not use them at the Olympic village, according to multiple reports. The organizing committee made the request last week, Agence France-Presse reported.The wire service said Japan's con...