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How to Watch 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Roku

Get the NBC Sports app on Roku to watch the Tokyo Olympics summer event 2020.

The 2020 Summer Olympics started after one year of delay due to the Pandemic. It begins on July 23rd, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan and concludes on August 8th, 2021. In total 205 countries are taking part in this mega event. The Olympics has a plethora of events happening the entire day for the 17 days continuously. NBC streams the live Olympics coverage from start to end. It has NBC Sports, a streaming app to watch the Olympic events live and on-demand. You can watch the Tokyo Olympics on Roku using the NBC Sports app.

The Olympics has a huge fan following all over the world and it is a great platform for every country to display its sports talents. Every Athlete’s dream is to win the Gold medal in the Olympics and it denotes the highest form of success in the sports field. The NBC Sports app is available for free installation in the Roku Channel Store. It also offers the coverage of NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Premier League, LaLiga, more. You can sign in to your TV Service Provider subscription to access the streaming.

Stream Tokyo Olympics on Roku

(1). Start the Roku and connect to the Wi-Fi connection.

(2). Press the home button on the remote and choose the Search option.

Select Search - Olympics on Roku

(3). Type NBC Sports in the search and click the NBC Sports app from the options.

NBC Sports

(4). Select Add Channel to install the NBC Sports app and tap OK in the prompt.

(5). Choose Go to Channel to open the NBC Sports on Roku and get the Activation Code.

(6). Open Google Chrome on the PC and go to the NBC Sports Activation site.

(7). Choose the Streaming device Roku and provide the Activation Code.

Enter the activation Code

(8). Click Continue to activate and log in with your TV provider subscription credentials.

(9). Choose the Olympics on the app to stream on the Roku.

How to Watch Olympic Channel on Roku

The Olympic Channel is the official streaming app of the International Olympics Committee. It has a huge collection of game replays, highlights, special moments, special shows, interviews. You can also look at the news about the events and players.

(1). Launch the Roku and press the home button on the remote to get the menu.

(2). Select the Search option and look for the Olympic Channel on the store.

Olympic Channel

(3). Click Add Channel to add the Olympic Channel on the Roku.

(4). Choose OK in the prompt and select Go to Channel to open the Olympic Channel app.

(5). It displays the Activation Code on the TV screen.

(6). Go to the Olympic Channel website on the PC/smartphone and choose the TV Service Provider.

Enter the activation Code - Olympics on Roku

(7). Enter the Activation Code and select Continue.

(8). Sign in to the TV service provider subscription and stream the Olympic events on Roku.

Alternative Way

You can also watch the Olympics on Roku with the help of streaming services. NBC Sports TV channel streams the live Olympic events and other respective TV shows. Some of the streaming services are AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, more.

Streaming ServicesCost per monthSimultaneous Streaming
YouTube TV$64.993
Sling TV (Blue Package)$353
Hulu + Live TV$64.992
AT&T TV$69.993

The Olympics consists of 33 sports along with opening and closing ceremonies. NBC has planned to stream certain events only on specific TV channels. The Live Olympic events are accessible on BBC Sports in the UK, Eurosport in Europe, Japan Consortium in Japan, and SonyLiv in India.

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