After being postponed due to covid last year, Tokyo 2020 is now Tokyo 2021 and it’s almost here.
The Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games will feature a record 33 competitions and 339 events held across 42 competition venues. Sports are 3×3 basketball, archery, artistic gymnastics, artistic swimming, athletics, badminton, baseball/softball, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, canoe slalom, canoe sprint, cycling BMX freestyle, cycling BMX racing, cycling mountain bike, cycling road, cycling track, diving, equestrian, fencing, football, golf, handball, hockey, judo, karate, marathon swimming, modern pentathlon, rhythmic gymnastics, rowing, rugby, sailing, shooting, skateboarding, sport climbing, surfing, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, trampoline gymnastics, triathlon, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting, and wrestling.
Opening Ceremony: Fri 23 July
Closing Ceremony: Sun 8 August, 2021
The Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games will feature 539 events across 22 sports hosted at 21 venues. Sports are archery, athletics, badminton, boccia, canoe sprint, cycling road, cycling track, equestrian, football 5-a-side, goalball, judo, powerlifting, rowing, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, triathlon, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis.
Opening Ceremony: Tue 24 Aug
Closing Ceremony: Sun 5 Sep
Egypt is participating with a whopping 122 athletes including Haydy Morsy(modern pentathlon), Ahmed el Gendy(modern pentathlon), Samar Hamza(wrestling), Azmy Mehelba(skeet shooting), Feryal Ashraf(karate), Giana Farouk(karate), Hania Moro(Swimming), Farida Osman(swimming), Aya Ayman Abbas(paralympic swimming), and Eslam Abuali(paralympic swimming). To our deepest regret, however, weightlifting legend Mohammed Ehab had unfortunately been disqualified and will definitely be missed this season. Good luck to all our amazing champions.