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The summer games livestream

Stream the 2021 summer games from Tokyo live with Zattoo #watchyouwant

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Summer games Livestream

The 2020 Summer Olympics was postponed by a year due to the global coronavirus pandemic. It will now start on July 23, 2021. Bring the excitement of the 2021 Summer Olympics right to your living room: With Zattoo you can stream the events live on SRF, Eurosport 1, Das Erste & ZDF:

  • Best picture quality with Full HD

  • No long delays thanks to the high-speed stream

  • On all devices: stream even on vacation

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Stream the summer games on all devices

This year, SRF, Eurosport1 and ARD/Das Erste are broadcasting the summer games live on free TV. On Zattoo you can watch all games online in Full HD. With a single account, you can stream all games on your smart TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, smartphone or tablet. All you need is internet access and the Zattoo app. No more cable connections or satellite. Just download the app, register and catch the fever. You can find an overview of all devices here:

Device overview

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Every detail in Full HD

No more big pixels: With Zattoo, you can stream all the summer games in brilliant Full HD quality on SRF, Eurosport1, Das Erste and ZDF. These and over 70 other Full HD channels are available with Zattoo Ultimate, including RTL, ProSieben and SPORT1. You can find all HD and Full-HD channels in our channel overview.

Channel overview

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Highspeed Streaming

TV streaming with Zattoo is now 25 seconds closer to the live signal. Effective immediately, the time delay is only about 10 seconds. This applies to the entire range of channels in SD, HD and Full HD and to all subscriptions. This is now possible on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Android mobile apps, on Google TV and in our web app. Other platforms will follow. You can find out more about delays in live broadcasts in our Help Center:

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The summer games

The summer games will take place this year from July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo, Japan. During these two weeks 339 events will be held in 51 disciplines across 33 sports. In addition to the classics such as athletics, swimming and cycling, there will also be 5 new sports this year: karate, sport climbing, baseball/softball, skateboarding and surfing.

Due to the time difference, Japan is 7 hours ahead of Central Europe. So, if the events begin in the morning in Tokyo, here they will begin during the night and continue on until the afternoon.

In Switzerland, the events will be broadcast on SRF and Eurosport 1 as well as ARD and ZDF, in each case starting at midnight and ending around 5 pm.


All about the summer games

When do the summer games start?

The summer games will take place this year from July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo.

What effect will the time difference have?

The time difference between Japan and Central Europe is +7 hours. So, when the events start in the morning in Japan, here they will start during the night and end in the afternoon.

Who is broadcasting the competitions?

All events will be shown live on TV on Eurosport 1. However, many disciplines can also be streamed live on SRF, Das Erste and ZDF.