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Summer Olympics 2020 Schedule: Saturday’s Medal Count, TV Viewing Guide And Updated Odds

By News Creatives Authors , in Business , at July 24, 2021

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan are officially underway. Friday’s opening ceremony kicked off what will be two weeks of riveting and intense competition involving the greatest athletes on the planet.

Gold and glory will be up for grabs during the 2020 Summer Olympics, with a slew of medal events taking place every day in Tokyo. While fans may only be able to cheer on their country’s participants, they can win big themselves by wagering on the contests. Events such as Saturday’s schedule of swimming, skateboarding, volleyball, softball, tennis and provide plenty of opportunity to get a piece of the action at home.

Bookmakers have set odds on each medal event during this Olympics, with some of the more popular events like soccer and basketball having betting lines for individual matches. There are also overarching prop bets that cover total medal counts, most golds and more for each country participating in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

With so many competitions spread across a wide variety of disciplines packed into the relatively short period of time that the Tokyo Games are taking place in, as well as the massive time difference between the United States and Japan, it can be difficult to keep up with all the Olympic excitement.

Fortunately, you can find a simple and easy to follow viewing guide for Day 1 of the 2020 Summer Games below. It includes the latest medal count, TV channels, live stream sites and a full schedule of events and when they will air.

2020 Summer Olympics Day 1 Viewing Guide

Medal Count (as of 12 p.m. ET on 7/24)

TV: NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, the Olympic Channel and the GOLF Channel.

Live Stream: Peacock, NBC Sports App

Events Schedule – Saturday, July 24

All times ET


  • 8p-11:30p: Beach Volleyball – Women’s Qualifying
  • 8p-11:30p: Swimming – Finals
  • 11:30p-2a: Skateboarding – Men’s Street Qualifying


  • 8p-2a: Skateboarding – Men’s Street Qualifying
  • 8p-2a: Basketball – Men’s 3×3
  • 8p-2a: Skateboarding – Men’s Street Final
  • 8p-2a: Cycling – Women’s Round Race


  • 8p-1a: Softball – USA vs. Australia
  • 1a-2a: Men’s Water Polo – USA vs. Japan

Olympic Channel

  • 10p-2a: Tennis – Men’s/Women’s First-Round Singles/Doubles

Summer Olympics 2020 Odds

Olympic odds courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook, where you can also find a full list of individual event odds, daily prop bets and more.

Most Gold Medals

  • USA:     -700
  • China:  +600
  • Japan:  +3400
  • Russian Olympic Committee:     +5000
  • Great Britain:    +5000
  • Canada:               +10000
  • New Zealand:   +10000
  • Netherlands:    +10000
  • Germany:           +10000
  • Brazil:    +10000
  • France: +10000
  • Italy:      +10000
  • Ireland: +10000
  • Hungary:              +10000
  • Australia:             +10000
  • South Korea:      +10000
  • Spain:    +10000

Most Medals Overall

  • USA:     -1500
  • China:  +1100
  • Russian Olympic Committee:     +2500
  • Japan:  +3400
  • Great Britain      +5000
  • Hungrary:           +5000
  • Ireland: +10000
  • South Korea:     +10000
  • Australia:            +10000
  • Netherlands:    +10000
  • France: +10000
  • Germany:           +10000


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