Watch live events, daily highlights of the Tokyo Olympic Games

Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 1:02 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2021 at 6:15 AM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - WAFF 48 is your local home for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021! See below for links to upcoming events for your phones, tablets and other streaming devices. Also, see clips from the Tokyo Games and a full schedule of when you can find coverage on WAFF 48 on your TVs.


Zach Harting - In his first qualifying heat in the Men’s 200m Butterfly, Harting finished second with a time of 1:54.92. In Monday night’s semifinal, he failed to qualify for Tuesday’s medal swim.

JuVaughn Harrison - Harrison ranked 7nd in his heat the Men’s High Jump clearing 2.33 early Sunday morning. Harrison was unable to pass the 2.39 bar. Harrison ranked 5th in the Men’s Long Jump Sunday night with a score of 8.15 meters.

Quanesha Burks - Burks competed in the Women’s Long Jump qualifier on Saturday. Burks came in 5th with a distance of 6.56m. She did not qualify for Monday’s medal event.


Team USA entered the Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony in style. Javelin thrower Kara Winger served as the flagbearer.

After a tough year for the whole world, emotions ran strong during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Tears of passion, pain and pleasure were plentiful at the Games.

Allyson Felix, running leg two of a dream-team 4x400m relay squad with Sydney McLaughlin, Dalilah Muhammad and Athing Mu, captures her 11th medal – seventh gold – to surpass Carl Lewis’ U.S. track and field medal record.

After securing a bronze medal on the balance beam in Tokyo, Simone Biles joined NBC’s Mike Tirico to shed light on her experience with “the twisties” and the pressure she was facing to perform.

Simone Biles returned for her first competition in over a week at the Tokyo Olympics, taking bronze in the balance beam event final with a score of 14.000. China’s Guan Chenchen and Tang Xijing won gold and silver.

Caeleb Dressel surges to 50 free gold in Olympic record.

Kevin Durant officially broke the all-time U.S. men’s Olympic scoring record previously held by Carmelo Anthony in Saturday’s game against the Czech Republic.

MOBILE DEVICES (Click Any Link to Watch Live at the Specified Time)

August 8

6:00 a.m. - Ceremony Closing Ceremony

Noon - Olympic Sports NBC Daytime (Aug 8)

7:00 p.m. - NBC Primetime (Aug 8) - Closing Ceremony


Tune in to WAFF 48 on your local television provider at the following times for Tokyo Olympic coverage:

August 2- August 6


  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 7 p.m. -10:30 p.m.

August 7


  • 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

August 8th (Closing Ceremonies)


  • Noon - 4:45 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.


JuVaughn Harrison: High Jump: Starts Thursday, July 29th at 7:15 p.m. Long Jump: Starts Saturday, July 31st at 5:10 a.m.

  • High Jump: If Harrison qualifies, he will compete during the medal event on Sunday, August 1st at 5:10 a.m.
  • Long Jump: If Harrison qualifies, he will compete during the medal event on Sunday, August 1st at 8:20 p.m.

Zach Harting: 200M Butterfly: Starts Monday, July 26th at 5:27 a.m.

  • The best 16 swimmers out of five heats will advance. If Harting advances, he will compete in the semifinal which has two heats on Monday, July 26th. Heat one is at 9:35 P.M. heat two is at 9:41 P.M. If he makes it through that he will compete in the medal event which is on Tuesday, July 27th at 8:49 P.M.

Quanesha Burks: Women’s Long Jump: Starts Saturday, July 31st at 7:50 p.m.

  • If Burks qualifies, she will compete during the medal event on Monday, August 2nd at 8:50 p.m.

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