well-known Mexican author and motivational speaker Daniel Habif.
Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Carl i Lloyd and the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team to begin Telemundo Deportes Olympic coverage Wednesday July 21st Live at 4:30 p.m. ET on Telemundo
Diego Lainez, Guillermo Ochoa, Luis Romo, Alexis Vega and Mexico meet France when the men’s soccer competition kicks off on Telemundo on Thursday at 4 p.m. ET
World famous Mexican author and motivational speaker Daniel Habif opens coverage of the Olympics by Telemundo Deportes with special opening essay premiere Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET / PT on Telemundo before the special preview: Tokyo 2020: El Camino Dorado
July with a live competition presented at least 12 hours a day coverage on Telemundo, Universo and digital platforms
Miami (19. July 2021) Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-speaking home of the Olympics, will begin coverage of the Tokyo Olympics this Wednesday when soccer competitions begin. Live coverage begins with the U.S. debut in the women’s competition against Sweden from 4 p.m. ET, live on Telemundo. The men’s competition begins Thursday at 4 a.m. ET with Mexico versus France live on Telemundo.
To celebrate the start of the Olympic Games, Telemundo is presenting a special opening essay with renowned Mexican author and motivational speaker Daniel Habif, With his passion and his authentic style at the opening, he will bring the emotions of the Olympic Games, their athletes and their journey to the podium. The opening tease will debut on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET on Telemundo and 10 p.m. on Universo, as part of the El Camino Dorado Special Olympic Preview Show and will again be broadcast as the opening of the coverage on Telemundo and Universo on Saturday. Watch a teaser HERE.
Olympic soccer coverage begins with the US women’s national soccer team, which has won Olympic gold four times (1996, 2004, 2008 and 2012) and Sweden returns to the Olympic field live Meet Telemundo on Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET. The USWNT includes 11 players from the 2016 Olympic team including Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Tobin Heath, Megan Rapinoe and more. Telemudo Deportes’ coverage of the women’s soccer competition is also highlighted by Chile’s Olympic debut hitting the UK at 3:30 PM ET on Universo and Brazil, the most successful women’s team in South America to have never missed a women’s Olympic tournament.
Telemundo will broadcast live the entire group stage of the women’s soccer competition with nine games between Telemundo and Universo, supplemented by extended highlights or “compacts” before, between or after the live games to offer viewers full coverage of the competition .
Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of the men’s competition will feature at least 12 live games through the group stage with expanded highlights and compacts of the remaining games to provide full coverage for viewers. Live match coverage is also highlighted by Brazil as it defends gold medal with two-time Olympic champions Argentina and Honduras returning for their fourth straight games. Other teams include Spain, which is returning after missing the 2016 Rio Olympics, Germany and France.
Starting Saturday July 24th, Telemundo Deportes will be providing at least 12 hours of multimedia coverage every day during the Olympics in Tokyo present. The first week’s coverage is highlighted with beach volleyball, volleyball, boxing, softball, basketball, baseball, and highlights for other top sports and Latin American athletes. The Telemundo and Universo Olympic program will also be available via livestream on TelemundoDeportes.com and the Telemundo Deportes App.
OLYMPICS SCHEDULE (all times ET) Telemundo Deportes’ Daily timetable also available online- ââhttps://www.telemundodeportes.com/juegos-olimpicos-tokio- 2020 / en-vivo
WEDNESDAY, 21 JULY 3:30 am – Women’s football – Great Britain vs. Chile (UNIVERSO) 4: 30 p.m. – Women’s Football – Sweden vs. USA (TELEMUNDO) 6:30 a.m. – Women’s Football – Japan vs. Canada (UNIVERSO) 7:00 p.m. – Tokyo 2020: El Camino Dorado, a special preview show featuring the Offers viewers a glimpse into the Olympic Games, key stories and the nuances of the host city. (TELEMUNDO) * The show will be broadcast again at 22:00 in the Universo. ET
THURSDAY, JULY 22nd 03:30 am – men’s football – Egypt vs. Spain (UNIVERSO) 04:00 am – men’s football – Mexico vs. France (TELEMUNDO) 6:30 am – men’s soccer – Argentina vs. Australia (UNIVERSO) 7:30 am – men’s soccer – Brazil vs. Germany (TELEMUNDO)
SATURDAY, JULY 24 3:30 am – women’s football – Chile vs. Canada (TELEMUNDO) 7:00 am – women’s football – Netherlands vs. Brazil (UNIVERSO) 7:30 am – women’s football – New Zealand vs. USA (TELEMUNDO) Additional coverage (including live and delayed competitions with news and highlights):
TELEMUNDO 5:30 – 7: 30 o’clock – women’s beach volleyball & boxing preliminary round. 9:30 am – 1:30 pm – preliminary round swimming, athletics, taekwondo, beach volleyball men, preliminary round boxing 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm. – Men’s volleyball and women’s softball
UNIVERSO 3:00 am – 7:00 am – Archery, men’s volleyball & men’s cycling
SUNDAY 25 JULY 3:30 AM ET – Men’s Football – Egypt vs. Argentina (TELEMUNDO) 4:00 PM ET – Men’s Football – New Zealand vs. Honduras (UNIVERSO) 6:30 am ET – Men’s Football – Australia v Spain (UNIVERSO) 7:00 am ET – Men’s Football – Japan v Mexico (TELEMUNDO) Additional coverage (including live and delayed competitions with news and Highlights):
TELEMUNDO 5:30 – 7:00 – Beach volleyball men 10:00 – 18:00 – Swimming, women’s softball, boxing, Women’s volleyball and women’s diving
UNIVERSO 8: 30-14: 00 – boxing, football and women’s volleyball
MONDAY , JULY 26th The coverage includes live and delayed competitions with news and highlights
TELEMUNDO 05:00 – 07:00 am – gymnastics and swimming highlights, basketball, volleyball, beach volleyball and boxing 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. – Special show of the Olympic Games
UNIVERSO 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Beach volleyball, men’s basketball, volleyball and boxing
TUESDAY, JULY 27 4:00 AM ET – Women’s Soccer – USA vs. Australia (TELEMUNDO) 7:00 AM ET – Women’s Soccer – Chile vs. Japan (UNIVERSO) 7:30 am ET – Women’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Zambia (TELEMUNDO) Additional coverage (includes live and delayed competitions with news and highlights):
TELEMUNDO 3:00 am – 3:30 pm – Olympic news and gymnastics and swimming highlights 5:30 am 7:30 am – Taekwondo finals, beach volleyball, volleyball and boxing 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm . – Special Olympic review
UNIVERSO 3:00 am – 6:30 am – Beach volleyball, women’s volleyball, Taekwondo finals and boxing 9:00 am – 1:00 am PM Afternoon – Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Basketball, and Boxing
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28 4:00 PM ET – Men’s Soccer – Saudi Arabia vs. Brazil (UNIVERSO) 4:30 AM ET – Men’s Football – Korea vs. Honduras (TELEMUNDO) 7:00 AM ET – Men’s Football – Spain vs. Argentina (UNIVERSO) 7:00 AM ET – Men’s Football – South Africa vs. Mexico (TELEMUNDO) Additional coverage (including live and delayed competitions with news and highlights):
TELEMUNDO 3:00 – 4:00 – Olympic news and gymnastics and swimming highlights 6:30 am – 7:15 am – Beach volleyball and boxing 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. – Special Olympic review
UNIVERSO 3:00 – 4:00 am – Olympic news and gymnastics and swimming highlights 6:00 am – 6:45 am – Beach volleyball 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – volleyball, basketball, beach volleyball, baseball and soccer