There are many reasons why you'll want to watch Team USA gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics. Sunisa Lee won the women's all-around gold medal and will go for another in the upcoming individual event finals.
As everybody knows, Simon Biles, the GOAT of women's gymnastics, bowed out of the women's team final and the all-around final, saying she had to focus on her mental health. The team is still impressive without her, and we're definitely going to tune in to watch. It is still unclear whether Biles will compete in the individual event finals, which start on Sunday. Lee and Jade Carey are set for the vault and uneven bars finals, and the latter will also represent at the women's floor final. If Biles returns to competition, she would be a contender in those events as well.
Aug. 1 @ 4:45 a.m. ET: Gymnastics women's vault and uneven bars finals
Aug. 2 @ 4:45 a.m. ET: Gymnastics women's floor final:
• U.S. — Watch live on Peacock (opens in new tab) or on tape delay on NBC via Sling (opens in new tab) or Fubo.TV (opens in new tab)
• U.K. — Watch on Discovery+ (opens in new tab)
• Watch anywhere — Try ExpressVPN 100% risk free (opens in new tab)
The Artistic Gymnastics competition is one of the most highly-anticipated events at every Summer Olympics. And the 2020 Tokyo edition, delayed to 2021 due to the pandemic, has been no different.
The athletes competing on the women's side include Biles, Lee, Carey, Jordan Chiles, Grace McCallum and MyKayla Skinner. The men's team consists of Brody Malone, Sam Mikulak, Yul Moldauer, Shane Wiskus and Alec Yoder.
Here's everything you need to watch Team USA gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics, including the full schedule of gymnastics events.
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- How to watch the Gymnastics women's all-around live stream
How to watch the Team USA gymnastics from anywhere in the world
The Olympics is a global event and can be viewed in almost every country on Earth. However, if you're not in your home country and can't watch the Team USA gymnastics events with your usual services — or you want to watch in your native language — you're not out of luck.
With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town (or somewhere that blackouts won't hit), and access the same streaming services you already paid for. They're totally legal, inexpensive and easy to use.
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3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to your website or streaming service of choice and tune in.
How to watch Team USA gymnastics live in the U.S.
If you want to watch Team USA gymnastics LIVE, you'll need Peacock (opens in new tab). Otherwise, delayed primetime coverage is airing on NBC. Full schedule below.
NBC is included in the $35 per month Sling TV (opens in new tab) Blue package, in certain markets. Sling Blue also comes with NBCSN and CNBC, which are both airing events. The Sports Extra package ($11 per month extra) gets you the Olympic channel. Sling is one of the best streaming services alongside our other recommendation for Olympics viewing: Fubo TV (opens in new tab), which has 100+ channels (many more than Sling), including all of the above networks.
In addition to the Olympics live streams, Peacock (opens in new tab) also has huge library of licensed content drawn from various brands. That includes shows like 30 Rock, The Voice, Battlestar Galactica, Law & Order: SVU and This Is Us.
Sling TV (opens in new tab): You can get NBC in the Sling Blue package, which is $35/month. The 30-plus channels in the lineup include AMC, CNN, Food Network, AMC, Comedy Central, HGTV and many more. Right now, Sling is offering $10 off the first month for new subscribers.
Fubo TV (opens in new tab): If you love sports, you probably want to check out Fubo TV. It's got a 7-day free trial (opens in new tab) so you don't need to pay up front. Fubo's dozens of channels include local networks like ABC and ESPN. You can also add on NBA TV. Fubo doesn't have TNT.
Team USA gymnastics schedule
All events airing on NBC.
Saturday, July 24
Men's qualification @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Men's qualification, featuring Team USA @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Sunday, July 25
Women's qualification, featuring Team USA @ 7:30 p.m. ET
Monday, July 26
Men's Team Final live @ 6 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Tuesday, July 27
Women's Team Final live @ 6:45 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 8 p.m. ET on NBC
Wednesday, July 28
Men's All-Around Final @ 6:15 a.m. ET on rebroadcast @ 8 p.m. ET on NBC
Thursday, July 29
Women's All-Around Final live @ 6:50 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 8 p.m. ET on NBC
Sunday, August 1
Men's Floor and Pommel event finals live @ 4 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 4:45 p.m. ET on NBC
Women's Vault and Uneven Bars event finals live @ 4 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET on NBC
Monday, August 2
Men's Rings and Vault event finals live @ 4 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 4 p.m. ET on NBC
Women's Floor event final live @ 4 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Tuesday, August 3
Men's Parallel Bars and High Bar event finals live @ 4 a.m. ET on Peacock, @ 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Women's Beam event final live @ 4 a.m. ET on Peacock, rebroadcast @ 9:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. ET on NBC
How to watch Team USA gymnastics live in the UK
The likely place to watch the Olympics Gymnastics live is the new service Discovery+ (opens in new tab), which has the rights to full coverage of the Tokyo Olympics, breaking the BBC's previous monopoly. This year, the BBC is limited to no more than two live events at one time, whereas every single sport and every single event is available on Discovery+ or via the Eurosport channel.
Discovery is currently offering a three-day free trial (opens in new tab) of the service, with full subscriptions available for £6.99/month or £29.99/year after that. Plus, the service is available to stream through a multitude of devices include Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV and apps for iOS and Android.
The BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab) still has fairly comprehensive coverage, and you can check our its full guide (opens in new tab) to try and see where to watch the gymnastics events.
Americans abroad could just use the service of their choice, provided they log in via a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).
How to watch Team USA gymnastics live in Canada
Sportsnet, TLN, TSN and CBC are all streaming various Olympics events online if you log in with your cable provider or sign up for a standalone package. Sportsnet costs $19.99 a month, while streaming-only TSN costs $4.99 a day or $19.99 a month.
If you're traveling out of the country, you can use ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) to access your paid-for services.
How to watch Team USA gymnastics live in Australia
Down Under, Aussies can watch the Team USA gymnastics live on the 7Plus (opens in new tab) network's streaming service — which has practically everything in the Olympics. It should start at around 8:15 p.m. AEST.
Currently out of the country? Use ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) to access your paid-for services.
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