Day Highlights
Day Schedule
Time (CET)
Discipline
00:00
Marathon - Final
02:00
Bronze Medal
02:30
7th Place
03:00
Track cycling - Omnium - Qualification
03:18
Track cycling - Sprint - Semi-finals - Heat 1
03:21
Track cycling - Sprint - Semi-finals - Heat 2
03:24
Track cycling - Keirin - Quarter-finals - Heat 1
03:29
Track cycling - Keirin - Quarter-finals - Heat 2
03:34
Track cycling - Keirin - Quarter-finals - Heat 3
04:00
Bronze Medal
04:00
Rhythmic - Group all-around - Final
04:00
5th Place
04:06
Track cycling - Sprint - 5th Place
04:09
Track cycling - Keirin - Semi-finals - Heat 1
04:14
Track cycling - Keirin - Semi-finals - Heat 2
04:20
Track cycling - Sprint - Bronze Medal
04:23
Track cycling - Sprint - Gold Medal
04:30
Gold Medal
04:51
Track cycling - Keirin - 7th Place
05:00
Track cycling - Keirin - Final
05:25
Track cycling - Omnium - Final
06:30
Gold Medal
06:40
Bronze Medal
07:00
Gold Medal
07:15
Gold Medal
07:45
Gold Medal
08:00
Gold Medal
08:15
Gold Medal
09:30
Gold Medal
Medals
#
Country
Tot.
Ath.
1
United States
39
41
33
113
461
2
China PR
38
32
18
88
309
3
Japan
27
14
17
58
329
4
Great Britain
22
21
22
65
306
5
Russian Olympic Committee
20
28
23
71
247
6
Australia
17
7
22
46
301
7
Netherlands
10
12
14
36
187
8
France
10
12
11
33
269
9
Germany
10
11
16
37
305
10
Italy
10
10
20
40
280
15:20
Aug 8th

Arigato!

That’s a wrap!

It is time to draw the curtain on Tokyo2020 now! The fire will be lighted once more uniting the nations across the world in Paris after three years.

Adios!

15:15
Aug 8th

There goes the flame!

15:07
Aug 8th
15:04
Aug 8th

Time for speeches!

Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto just gave her speech, next comes on Thomas Bach in the Closing Ceremony. 

14:57
Aug 8th

To a new chapter!

14:50
Aug 8th

Exhilarating!

14:44
Aug 8th

From #Tokyo2020 to #Paris2024

14:41
Aug 8th

Olympics Flag is being handed over

After the Olympic anthem, the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo have joined IOC President Thomas Bach for the Olympic Handover Ceremony.

14:31
Aug 8th

A moment to reflect!

Now, it is time for a moment of remembrance and reflection, followed by performances of traditional dances and festivals of Japan.

After a song and traditional dance of the Ainu people, the video moves on to the Ryukyu Eisa, the Nishimonai Bon Odori, and the Gujo Odori, showcasing old festivals and beautiful landscapes of the country. Giving us a view into the local culture. 

14:27
Aug 8th

Thank you, volunteers!

14:20
Aug 8th

#EliudKipchoge

Want to bet if Eliud Kipchoge would come back for an unprecedented hat-trick of Marathon gold medals in three years' time?

14:16
Aug 8th

Men's Marathon Victory Ceremony

14:12
Aug 8th

Women's Marathon Victory Ceremony

14:04
Aug 8th

What a performance it was!

14:03
Aug 8th

Victory Ceremony!

For the first time at Summer Games, Women's and Men's marathon victory ceremony is being held at the closing ceremony.

13:55
Aug 8th

Don't miss the Olympic rings!

13:50
Aug 8th

In case you missed the kangaroo

13:44
Aug 8th

#Fact

The music for the "Olympic March" is actually written by Yuji Koseki, he is considered one of Japan’s most iconic composers from Fukushima. Interestingly the same music was used during the 1964 Tokyo Olympics when the Games were first held in Asia.

13:41
Aug 8th

Do you know where we are headed next?

2024: Paris

2028: Los Angeles

2032: Brisbane

13:34
Aug 8th

Team USA's message:

13:30
Aug 8th

A Watershed Moment!

Tokyo Olympics marked the highest number of women participants, in Paris let's resolve to beat the record once more. 

13:26
Aug 8th

What a sight!

13:23
Aug 8th

The wrap party has started

With an experience of a lifetime, athletes are joining their flag bearers. 

Thank you Tokyo 2020!

13:18
Aug 8th

The Parade!

13:14
Aug 8th

Hosts putting an end to Olympic Games

13:12
Aug 8th

Flag Bearers are on the stage

Flag bearers of different nations are walking out now and circling the stage. 

Bronze medalist, India's Bajrang Punia is carrying the tricolor flag. 

13:08
Aug 8th

We have Japan's flag on the stage!

With the music of Tokyo Story in the background, Japan's flag is being carried to the stage. Here comes the National anthem of Japan. 

13:04
Aug 8th

Closing Ceremonies kicked off!

13:00
Aug 8th

We are back!

Just a few minutes left for the closing ceremonies to begin. It has been a beautiful ride, can you believe it is ending already? 

10:42
Aug 8th

And that is Tokyo 2020!

As the last match of the Tokyo Games comes to end, we are now ready to bid our goodbyes to Tokyo as well.

Join us in the Closing Ceremony Celebration in a few hours!

10:39
Aug 8th

Serbia defends Olympic men's water polo title after a nail-biting final with Greece

10:23
Aug 8th

Greece is trailing

Greece is back to chasing again, and trails behind Serbia 9-10 at the end of the third quarter.

10:12
Aug 8th

Serbia Vs Greece

Two more quarters of water polo left!

Who will win Serbia or Greece? 

10:04
Aug 8th

Serbia Vs Greece

Greek scored goals in a row and level at 7-7 with the help of Skipper Fountoulis and Serbia calls a time out.

09:58
Aug 8th

Eliud Kipchoge shared:

I wanted to create a space to show the world that this is a beautiful race. The smile is the happiness. I have fulfilled the legacy by winning the marathon for the second time, back-to-back. I hope now to help inspire the next generation.

Today I lived my Olympic dream. I always say that sport is like life, whereby you can win and lose. But today was a day where I won and get to say I successfully defended my Olympic title.

I'm going back now, [will] talk with my coach, see what the opportunities are in the world. Now, I want to enjoy winning here in Tokyo.

09:50
Aug 8th

Serbia Vs Greece

Serbia has Branislav Mitrovic making some good blocks in the goal, they lead 6-3 against Greece. 

09:43
Aug 8th

ROC add a Silver

09:31
Aug 8th

France has the handball double!

France's Women's Handball team beats ROC in final to take the gold. 

French has made history as they win the first gold in women's Olympic handball! with 30-25 scores they are the Olympic champions!

09:28
Aug 8th

Look at the numbers!

09:20
Aug 8th

What a celebration!

09:08
Aug 8th

Handball: France vs ROC

France enjoys a good lead and is close to the gold medal as we head to the final quarter. 

08:55
Aug 8th

Two more events to go

Just two more events to go before we close the Tokyo chapter, the second half of the women’s handball final, then we also have the men’s water polo decider between Greece and Serbia.

08:48
Aug 8th

USA accept the Silver

08:43
Aug 8th

Boxing Update

Over at the Kokugikan Arena, we have the last bout of the Games. It’s the Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) gold medal clash between Bakhodir Jalolov (UZB) and Richard Torrez Jr (USA).

08:40
Aug 8th

Celebrating the wins!

08:17
Aug 8th

Middleweight final gold is for GBR!

08:07
Aug 8th

Gold for USA in women’s volleyball

In the women’s volleyball tournament the USA bagged gold while Brazil won silver.

07:50
Aug 8th

Bronze for Hungary in men's waterpolo

07:48
Aug 8th

Andy Cruz wins gold!

In the men's lightweight final, Cuban Andy Cruz has won gold and Keyshawn Davis (USA) won silver.

07:39
Aug 8th

Excitement multiplied!

07:23
Aug 8th

Gold for Ireland in boxing

Kellie Anne Harrington (IRL) won gold over Beatriz Ferreira (BRA) as she ends up with silver.

07:10
Aug 8th

#Tokyo2020

06:56
Aug 8th

Foluke Akinradewo

06:51
Aug 8th

Australia is proud of Annette Edmondson

06:46
Aug 8th

Thanks!

06:27
Aug 8th

The contagious smile of the winners!

06:09
Aug 8th

Jennifer Valente win the omnium

Jennifer Valente is the champion, while KAJIHARA Yumi wins silver for Japan and Kirsten Wild holds on for bronze for the Netherlands.

06:03
Aug 8th

Its USA again!

05:57
Aug 8th

Bulgaria win final

In two rhythmic gymnastics finals, Bulgaria put in strong routines with a total of 92.100 that helped them get gold, with the ROC in silver-medal position and Italy take bronze.

05:42
Aug 8th

Basketball is loved by all, literally!

05:36
Aug 8th

Mørk and Brattset Dale gets bronze

In the women's handball, it's bronze for Norway.

05:13
Aug 8th

Gold for Canada, silver for Ukraine and bronze for Hongkong

05:09
Aug 8th

France wins elimination race

Clara Copponi (FRA) moves first and Kajihara and 40 points to Copponi, 38 to Kajihara which moves her up into second overall as it stands on 108 points.

04:57
Aug 8th

Norway holds advantage in the bronze game

In the women's bronze medal match in handball, Norway holds a 12-goal advantage at half-time.

04:45
Aug 8th

Awang wins second keirin semi

In this second keirin semi-final, Malaysian Azizulhasni Awang wins the heat, Levy and Lavreysen behind him, and Wakimoto will be in the minor final.

04:35
Aug 8th

Are you ready?

04:25
Aug 8th

Mitchell to the sprint final

The final women's sprint semi-final race is the decider between Emma Hinze (GER) and Kelsey Mitchell (CAN). Post decider, winner to gold race, loser to bronze race and Emma Hinze is all up for the bronze race as Mitchell will race for gold.

04:16
Aug 8th

Kenny wins the tempo race

Laura Kenny on 7 race points wins the tempo race and takes 40 for the overall omnium competition while Kirsten Wild (NED) finishes second for 38 omnium points, and Jennifer Valente (USA) takes 34. Valente is top overall on 74 points.

04:06
Aug 8th

Omnium upnext to tempo race

On to the second race in the women's omnium is the women's tempo race, 30 laps with 26 sprints. 21 riders began this event and Lotte Kopecky (BEL) quits after the earlier crash.

04:03
Aug 8th

Olena into sprint final

In the women's sprint, Olena Starikova (UKR) is through to the final after defeating LEE Wai Sze (HKG) in straight races, by 0.04 and 0.128 seconds.

03:53
Aug 8th

A visual treat indeed!

03:35
Aug 8th

Serbia bagged bronze

In the third set of the women's volleyball bronze medal match, Serbia won against the Republic of Korea. 25-18 25-15 25-15.

03:19
Aug 8th

Kenny crashes, Valente takes it to scratch

Laura Kenny (GBR), on her way to her sixth Olympic gold medal in the omnium, gets down with a big crash while Jennifer Valente (USA) takes the scratch race win.

03:07
Aug 8th

Omnium underway

At the Izu Velodrome, the women's omnium begins with the first of four races.

03:01
Aug 8th

Volleyball and water polo begins

Serbia leads by two from the Republic of Korea in the women's bronze medal match, while Montenegro leads the Italy classification game for the 7th and 8th places in the men's water polo competition.

02:49
Aug 8th

#StrongerTogether #Olympics

02:29
Aug 8th

Kipchoge's message of hope!

The fact that Tokyo 2020 has happened means a lot. It means there is hope. It means we are on the right track to our normal lives.

02:20
Aug 8th

Eliud Kipchoge wins the marathon

Eliud Kipchoge, the world record holder, London 2012 champion did it once again. He finishes with a time of 2:08:38 and wins his fourth Olympic medal to becomes the third athlete to win multiple Olympic gold medals in the men's marathon. Abdi Nageeye (NED) got silver at 2:09:58 and Bashir Abdi (BEL) got bronze at 2:10:00.

02:04
Aug 8th

That's how you remember legends

01:52
Aug 8th

Beautiful!

01:43
Aug 8th

Kipchoge creating pressure already

At the 30km mark now, several athletes are struggling, but not Kipchoge as the 30km mark is already cleared in 1:32:31.

01:31
Aug 8th

Final schedule for the final day.

01:30
Aug 8th

Day 16 at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Day 16, the final day of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is here. Lots of action and 11 gold medals are still in the offering. Let’s see which country celebrates the last lot of medals on the final day. May this spirit not end here, lets bag all the positivity and sportsmanship for the next season and get ready to witness the final and fun Day 16 at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.