Finally after a year of waiting, the Olympic Games (JO) Tokyo 2020 will take place in 2021. The opening ceremony will be held on July 23 at 1 p.m. French time on France 2 and Eurosport.
Where to watch the Tokyo Olympics?
The news fell a week ago, no spectator for these Olympics due to the increase in covid cases in Japan. Of the couple the only way to enjoy the competition it’s up to TV. On the public service it is France 2 which will broadcast the opening ceremony, with Alexandre Boyon in the commentary and accompanied by Eglantine Emeyé and Thierry Marx. As for pay channels, Eurosport will be able to broadcast the opening. In terms of ratings, we can expect good performance. Unlike 2016 where the ceremony was held at night, here the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics will start at 1 p.m. French time (8 p.m. in Japan). For the rest, he also good to inquire about jet lag that there is between France and Japan so as not to miss any of the events.
Olympic Games mixed up?
This edition of the Olympic Games in Japan will also be marked by a long series of problems. First of all a lot of committee members Tokyo 2020 organization have resigned following about or from unacceptable behavior. The biggest piece concerns the risk of athlete-population contamination. The organizers never really decide on the vaccination of athletes or on the management of positive cases in the Olympic village. Opacity leading to strong rejection of this event by the Japanese.
Opening ceremony of the Olympics without personalities?
The question is asked a lot: Will any personalities attend this opening ceremony?
Yes, even without an audience, the Olympic Committee wants influential people to attend this event. Unfortunately the president of Toyota, major sponsor, does not go there. At the Officials Japanese, Emperor Naruhito will attend well at the ceremony. On the side of French government the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Michel Blanquer will be present as well as Tony Estanguet the current president of the Organizing Committee for the Paris 2024 Games. American side, Jill biden, the First Lady will be present, but not her husband.