Tokyo Olympics have finally begun after a delay of over a year due to a global pandemic. The games will be held over almost two weeks, from July 23, 2021, to August 8, 2021. Total 33 sports will be played in the Tokyo Olympics this year, including 339 medal events in total. New sports like Karate, Skateboarding, surfing, and sport climbing have debuted at the summer games this year.
India is sending a large contingent this year comprised of 228-members who will be participating in 18 different sporting events. The official Olympic song of India, “Cheer4India”, has been sung by the young talent Ananya Birla and composed by Grammy award winner AR Rehman. The song was launched on Wednesday by the sports minister Anurag Thakur.
Events will be starting from 04:30 PM IST from July 23, 2021. Today is the first day of the commencement of Tokyo Olympic events. From 05:30 PM, Women’s Individual Ranking Round in Archery will begin. From 09:30 PM, Men’s Individual Ranking Round in Archery will begin. From 06:00 PM Dressage 1st horse Inspection for Equestrian
From 05:00 to 08:40 PM, session 1 of the events for rowing will begin. From 05:00 PM Pre-event Training Women’s 10m Air Rifle. From 06:30 PM Pre-event Training Men’s 10m Air Rifle.