Tokyo 2020 is here and athletes from all corners of the globe have prepared to reunite in Tokyo to prove the human spirit cannot be defeated. The Seven Network has assembled a world-class Olympic and Paralympic team that will lead the country’s biggest-ever broadcast and digital event.
WHAT YOU WANT, WHEN YOU WANT IT
Seven will deliver its exclusive broadcast across 45 channels and 2 simulcasts, including 36 channels curated by Seven, 6 pre-created channels direct from Tokyo and one existing Olympic channel.
PERSONALISATION AT SCALE
They’ll be new innovations within 7plus, further enhancing the viewer experience, bringing them the athletes, countries and sports they want to watch. This gives brands more opportunities to connect and engage with the audiences they want.
IT’S MORE THAN SPORT…
It’s the moments that stay with us forever. They represent passion, pride, community, achievement, positivity and the world coming together – and there is no bigger or more significant cultural event this decade.
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With the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 less than 100 days away, the world is about to be reminded of the power of sport to unite people, ignite passion, surprise and delight us – and build bigger brands, fast.
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The Faces of 7Olympics
Seven Network has assembled a world-class Olympic and Paralympic commentary team that will lead the country’s biggest-ever broadcast and digital event.
Australia’s most loved and respected sports broadcaster Bruce McAvaney returns for his 11th Olympic Games coverage, with Seven’s team featuring some of Australia’s greatest ever Olympians, who between them have racked up numerous Olympic and World Championship gold medals and 22 World Titles plus hundreds of Games both as competitors and broadcasters. The coverage will be anchored by Hamish McLachlan, Abbey Gelmi, Johanna Griggs, Luke Darcy, Matt Shirvington, Edwina Bartholomew, Lisa Sthalekar and Andy Maher. Australia’s most successful Olympian of all-time, five-time gold medallist Ian Thorpe, will also join in a huge coup for all sport fans.
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Daily Audience Reports
The Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 exploded into life on the Seven Network last night with the Opening Ceremony shattering records and reaching 1.94 million people.
From morning to midnight every day on Seven and 7plus, fans will be able to choose from an unprecedented offering of up to 16 live streams – all live, free and in HD.
As the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 came to an inspiring close, more than 20 million Australians have tuned in to watch the Seven Network’s innovative coverage of the 17 days of the Games, making it the biggest television and streaming event in Australian history.
After more than a year of delays and uncertainty, Australians flocked in their millions to watch the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony last night on Seven and 7plus.
Seven’s opener has been a closely-guarded secret in previous years, revealed only on the Olympic Games’ opening night. But for this, the most anticipated Games ever, Seven has broken with tradition, with the opener now showing on @7Olympics and 7plus.
Joining Seven’s revered team will be Australian broadcaster Kumi Taguchi, who currently hosts Insight on SBS. Her role will include providing commentary on the cultural and artistic elements of the Tokyo 2020 Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Natalie Barr, David Koch and the Sunrise team will be joined by a panel of Australian Olympic icons led by Grant Hackett, Stephanie Rice, Sally Pearson, Giaan Rooney, Jana Pittman, John Steffensen, Shane Heal and Stuart O’Grady.
As the countdown continues to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Seven Network has launched an unmissable new podcast series with Mel McLaughlin that takes the listener inside some of the most remarkable stories behind Australia’s Olympic and Paralympic teams.
The Seven Network today announced one of Australian basketball’s all-time greats, Andrew Bogut, is the latest exciting addition to its commentary team for next month’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The Seven Network today announced the undisputed doyen of international cycling broadcasting, Phil Liggett, is the latest addition to its commentary team for next month’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The Tokyo Games are starting to feel a little more real with the first Australian athletes flying out to Japan. Our softballers are the first international competitors to arrive in the Olympic city.
Australia’s most successful Olympian of all-time, five-time gold medallist Ian Thorpe, will join the Seven Network’s star-studded commentary team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in a huge coup for all sport fans.
Fearnley will join Johanna Griggs and fellow Paralympics gold medallist Annabelle Williams to anchor Seven’s Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games coverage, including the opening and closing ceremonies.
Australia’s most loved and respected sports broadcaster Bruce McAvaney returns for his 11th Olympic Games coverage, with Seven’s team featuring some of Australia’s greatest ever Olympians.
The countdown is on for Tokyo but it’s also less than a year to go until the Winter Olympic Games. Sunrise spoke with Aussie athletes ahead of their preparation for the competition.
Originally slated for July 2020, the rescheduled Olympic Games will run from July 23 – August 8 2021, and the Paralympic Games from 24 August – 5 September 2021.
Marking 100 days to go until the Tokyo Olympic Games. Join Bruce McAvaney and our team for an exclusive insight into Seven’s Olympic and Paralympic Games preparations.