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Tigers At The #TokyeauxOlympics: Watch Guide, July 22-25


The Tokyo Olympics are....a hot mess. Between closed venues, Covid cases already spreading among athletes, and a local populace and sponsors that have largely turned against the games, it still seems kinda iffy if they’re going to pull this off at all.

But, they have at least started. Soccer and Softball started 2 days before the opening ceremonies, and some of your LSU Tigers are already in action. Allysha Chapman and Women’s Soccer Canada tied Japan 1-1 in their opening match. Amanda Sanchez is playing 3B for the Mexico Softball team, who fell in their first game, 0-4 to Canada.

Softball - Olympics: Day -2
FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN - JULY 21: Amanda Sanchez #20 of Team Mexico bats in the third inning of their game against Team Canada during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Photo by Yuichi Masuda/Getty Images

Watching the Olympics live, especially with the Pacific Rim time difference, will be difficult, with most events happening from the late evening to the wee hours of the morning. NBC’s website will stream all events, both live after the fact on-demand, but you will need a cable login to use it. Some events will air live or on tape delay on the various NBCUniversal networks (NBC, NBCSports, USA, Olympic Channel) In addition, the Olympic Channel will be running a constant stream of highlights from all events when it’s not airing a live event. During the 2018 Winter Games, I found Olympic Channel to be a great way to keep up with all of the action that I didn’t want to watch a full replay of. It’s already running highlights of the early soccer and softball matches.

Below, I have compiled a chart of all the LSU Athletes and the when and wheres of their competitions through this Sunday. I’ll post new updates as the weeks go along. Note that the Track & Field events don’t start until July 30th and some of the other events don’t start until next week.

Tokyeaux Olympics Watch Guide, July 22-25

Sport LSU Player/Coach Representing Event Live Time (CT) Watch Live
Sport LSU Player/Coach Representing Event Live Time (CT) Watch Live
Softball Amanda Sanchez Mexico Game 8 v USA 7/24 12:30 AM Streaming
Game 12 v Italy 7/25 6:00 AM Streaming
Howard Dobson USA (Assistant Coach) Game 8 v Mexico 7/24 12:30 AM Streaming
Game 10 v Austrailia 7/24 8pm Streaming
Game 13 v Japan 7/25 8pm Streaming
Soccer Allysha Chapman Canada Group Stage v China 7/24 2:30am Streaming
Women's Basketball Sylvia Fowles USA No action
Men’s Basketball Duop Reath Australia Group Stage v Nigeria 7/25 2:30am Streaming
Women’s Golf Madelene Sagstrom Sweden No action
Men’s Tennis Michael Venus New Zealand Tennis schedule determined on previous day 7/24 9pm - 11pm Streaming
Neal Skupski Great Britain 7/24 1am - 9pm Streaming
7/25 1am - 9pm Streaming
Swimming Brooks Curry USA 400 freestyle relay - Opening Heats 7/25 7am Streaming
Juan Celaya-Hernandez Mexico Diving Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard No action
Anne Tuxen Norway Diving Women's 10m Platform No action
Rick Bishop Hong Kong (Head Coach)
Track & Field Favour Ofili Nigeria W 200m T&F EVENTS BEGIN 7/30
W 4 x 100m Relay
Mondo Duplantis Sweden M Pole Vault
Michael Cherry USA M 400m
Damion Thomas Jamaica M 110m Hurdles
JuVaughn Harrison USA M High Jump
M Long Jump
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake Great Britain M 4 x 400m Relay
M 200m
Kelly-Ann Baptiste Trinidad & Tobago W 100m
W 4 x 100m Relay
Vernon Norwood USA M 4 x 400m Relay
Aleia Hobbs USA W 4 x 100m Relay
Richard Thompson Trinidad & Tobago M 4 x 100m Relay
Semoy Hackett Trinidad & Tobago W 4 x 100m Relay
Akanni Hislop Trinidad & Tobago M 4 x 100m Relay