How to watch the Olympics closing ceremony on TV and online

It is a wrap! The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have come to an end and the excitement, anxiety, and jubilations are taking the final turn. How do we mark this? Well, the Olympics closing ceremony is the definitive moment of the entire games in what has been termed as the most unique in the competition’s history.

The Olympics closing ceremony officially signals the end of Tokyo 2020 and the passing of the torch to Paris, the 2024 Olympics hosts. Like the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony, too, will be held at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

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When does the Olympics Closing Ceremony begin? 

The ceremony will be at 14:00 – 16:30 East African Time on Sunday, 8 August 2021. This will be at 8 p.m. local time in Japan, which is also 7 a.m. ET.  

Where can you watch the Olympics closing ceremony?

On StarTimes

The race, as like other Olympics 2020 games, will be live on Sanyuka TV CH 222.

On DStv

Every moment of the Olympics is live on 8 dedicated SuperSport channels. SuperSport is showing this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games live on DStv. For that reason, Multichoice DStv has created a dedicated channel that will broadcast all live games from the Olympics. For DStv Family, DStv Premium customers they can catch up with the games on CH 246. You can also watch the race via the DStv app on Google Play and the App Store.

On Showmax

You can also watch the race via Showmax. Showmax Pro subscribers are able to live stream all games of the 2020 Olympics on their streaming service. Launched last year, Showmax Pro combines the existing Showmax entertainment offering with music channels, news, and live sports streaming from SuperSport.

On GOtv

GOtv features four dedicated channels for the Games, with SuperSport GOtv Football (GOtv channel 31) becoming Olympic Channel 1, while GOtv La Liga (GOtv channel 32), GOtv Select 1 (GOtv channel 33), and GOtv Select 2 (GOtv channel 34) become Olympic Channels 2, 3 and 4 respectively.


There are plenty of options that you can use to stream the ceremony. Live streaming of the Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony will be available on Sony Liv.

You can also use, Japan’s official online broadcaster for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Some territories also have access to live streams on the official Olympic Channel

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