Handball Schedule & Fixture: Tokyo 2021 Olympics (Live TV Stream)

Field handball sport was first introduced at the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics. But indoor handball sport originally first appeared in the Munich 1972 Summer Olympics. After that, women’s discipline was first intruded on next season in the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was postponed. Now the authority resumes this season for 2021.

In this post, you will know about the handball schedule, fixture and calendar of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

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Handball Schedule & Fixture: Tokyo 2021 Olympics

Handball at Olympics
Handball at Olympics

The Handball sport of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will start from 24 July – 8 August 2021 at Yoyogi National Gymnasium. Two disciplines: men’s and women’s will compete, 12 teams each event.

Previous Olympics season in Rio 2016, Denmark won the gold medal, France got the silver medal and Germany took third place on that. On the other event in women’s handball: Russia got the champions, France was the runners-up and Norway took third place.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Men’s Handball Teams

12 teams will play 5 matches for each group team at the group stage. After the group stage, 8 teams will qualify for the next quarterfinals and the next 4 teams will fight for the semifinals.

Group AGroup B
FranceDenmark
SpainSweden
NorwayEgypt
GermanyPortugal
BrazilJapan
ArgentinaBahrain

Men’s Handball Schedule & Fixture: Tokyo 2020 Olympics

24th July 2021

  • Norway vs Brazil – 9:00
  • France vs Argentina – 11:00
  • Germany vs Spain – 16:15
  • Sweden vs Bahrain – 14:15
  • Portugal vs Egypt – 19:30
  • Denmark vs Japan – 21:30

26th July 2021

  • Brazil vs France – 9:00
  • Argentina vs Germany – 11:00
  • Spain vs Norway – 16:15
  • Egypt vs Denmark – 14:15
  • Bahrain vs Portugal – 19:30
  • Japan vs Sweden – 21:30

28th July 2021

  • Norway vs Argentina – 16:15
  • Brazil vs Spain – 19:30
  • France vs Germany – 21:30
  • Denmark vs Bahrain – 9:00
  • Sweden vs Portugal – 11:00
  • Japan vs Egypt – 14:15

30th July 2021

  • Argentina vs Brazil – 9:00
  • France vs Spain – 14:15
  • Germany vs Norway – 21:30
  • Bahrain vs Japan – 11:00
  • Sweden vs Egypt – 16:15
  • Portugal vs Denmark – 19:30

1st August 2021

  • Portugal vs Japan – 9:00
  • Egypt vs Bahrain – 11:00
  • Denmark vs Sweden – 21:30
  • Spain vs Argentina – 14:15
  • Norway vs France – 16:15
  • Germany vs Brazil – 19:30

3rd August 2021

  • Quarterfinals

5th August 2021

  • Semifinals

7th August 2021

  • Finals

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Women’s Handball Teams

Similarly, in the women’s handball event, 12 teams will play 5 matches for each group team at the group stage. After the group stage, 8 teams will qualify for the next quarterfinals and the next 4 teams will fight for the semifinals.

Group AGroup B
NetherlandsSweden
JapanSpain
NorwayBrazil
MontenegroFrance
South KoreaROC
AngolaHungary

Women’s Handball Schedule & Fixture: Tokyo 2020 Olympics

25th July 2021

  • Netherlands vs Japan – 9:00
  • Montenegro vs Angola – 14:15
  • Norway vs South Korea – 16:15
  • ROC vs Brazil – 11:00
  • Spain vs Sweden – 19:30
  • Hugury vs France – 21:30

27th July 2021

  • Japan vs Montenegro – 9:00
  • South Korea vs Netherlands – 16:15
  • Angola vs Norway – 19:30
  • Brazil vs Hungary – 11:00
  • Sweden vs ROC – 14:15
  • France vs Spain – 21:30

29th July 2021

  • Netherlands vs Angola – 9:00
  • Japan vs South Korea – 14:15
  • Montenegro vs Norway – 16:15
  • Spain vs Brazil – 11:00
  • Hungary vs ROC – 19:30
  • Sweden vs France – 21:30

31st July 2021

  • Angola vs Japan – 9:00
  • Montenegro vs South Korea – 11:00
  • Norway vs Netherlands – 21:30
  • ROC vs France – 14:15
  • Brazil vs Sweden – 16:15
  • Hungary vs Spain – 19:30

2nd July 2021

  • South Korea vs Angola – 9:00
  • Netherlands vs Montenegro – 19:30
  • Norway vs Japan – 21:30
  • France vs Brazil – 11:00
  • Spain vs ROC – 14:15
  • Hungary vs Sweden – 16:15

4th August 2021

  • Quarterfinals

6th August 2021

  • Semifinals

8th August 2021

  • Finals

Watch Live Stream of Handball at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics

Here is the list of TV channels that will broadcast the whole handball tournament of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.

CountryTV Channels
AfghanistanATN
AlbaniaRTSH
AndorraRTVA
Antigua and BarbudaCNS
ArmeniaAPMTV
AsiaDentsu[i]
AustraliaSeven Network
AustriaORF
ArgentinaTVP
DeporTV
TyC Sports
AzerbaijanAzTV
BangladeshBTV
BarbadosCBC
BahamasZNS
BelarusBelteleradio
BelgiumRTBF
VRT
BeninORTB
BhutanBBS
BoliviaBolivisión
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHRT
BrazilGrupo Globo
BandSports
BruneibeIN Sports
RTB
BulgariaBNT
Burkina FasoRTB
CambodiabeIN Sports
Hang Meas
CameroonCRTV
CanadaBell Media
CBC/Radio-Canada
Sportsnet
TLN
Cape VerdeRTC
CaribbeanInternational Media Content Ltd.
SportsMax
ChileTVN
ChinaCCTV
Migu
Chinese TaipeiChunghwa Telecom
EBC
ELTA
PTS
Cook IslandsElijah Communications
ColombiaCaracol Televisión
Costa RicaRepretel
CroatiaHRT
CubaICRT
CyprusCyBC
Czech RepublicČT
Democratic Republic of the CongoRTNC
DenmarkDR
Dominican RepublicAntena 7
East TimorRTTL
EcuadorRTS
TVC
El SalvadorCanal 12
EstoniaERR
Postimees Group
EthiopiaETV
Europe[ii]Discovery, Inc.
Eurosport
FijiFiji TV
Mai TV
FinlandYle
FranceFrance Télévisions
Eurosport
GabonRTG
GeorgiaGPB
GermanyARD
ZDF
GhanaGTV Sports
GreeceERT
GrenadaGBN
GuatemalaChapín TV
GuineaRTG
HondurasVTV
Hong KongDAZN
i-Cable
PCCW
TVB
HungaryMTVA
IcelandRÚV
IndiaDoordarshan
Indian subcontinentSony Pictures Networks
IndonesiaEmtek
TVRI
IranIRIB
IrelandRTÉ
IsraelSports Channel
ItalyRAI
Ivory CoastRTI
JamaicaTVJ
JapanJapan Consortium
KazakhstanKhabar
RTRK
KenyaKTN
KiribatiWave TV
KosovoRTK
KyrgyzstanKTRK
LaosLNTV
beIN Sports
Latin America[iii]América Móvil
LatviaLTV
LiechtensteinSRG SSR
LithuaniaTV3
LuxembourgRTL
MacauTDM
MalawiMBC
MalaysiaAstro
beIN Sports
RTM
Unifi TV
MaldivesPSM
MaliORTM
MauritiusMBC
MexicoTelevisa
TV Azteca
Imagen Televisión
MENAbeIN Sports
MoldovaTVR
MongoliaC1
Eagle TV
Edu TV
ETV
NTV
SBN
Star TV
TM TV
TV5
TV8
TV9
UBS
VTV
MontenegroRTCG
NamibiaNBC
NepalNTV
NetherlandsNOS
New ZealandSky
TVNZ
NicaraguaCanal 10
NigeriaNTA
NiueBCN
North KoreaSBS
North MacedoniaMRT
NorwayTVNorge
Oceania[iv]Sky
PakistanPTV
PalauPNCC
Papua New GuineaEM TV
ParaguaySNT
PeruGrupo ATV
PhilippinesbeIN Sports
Cignal TV
PLDT
PolandTVP
PortugalRTP
RomaniaTVR
RussiaChannel One
Match TV
Telesport
VGTRK
Saint Kitts and NevisThe Cable
SamoaSBC
San MarinoRAI
SerbiaRTS
SeychellesSBC
SingaporeMediacorp
SlovakiaRTVS
SloveniaRTV
Solomon IslandsSolomon Telekom
SpainRTVE
South AfricaSABC
SuperSport
South KoreaKBS
MBC
SBS
Naver
Wavve
AfreecaTV
Sri LankaRupavahini
Sub-Saharan AfricaInfront Sports & Media
SuperSport
TV5Monde
SurinameATV
SCCN
SwedenKanal 5
SwitzerlandSRG SSR
TajikistanTV Varzish
TanzaniaZBC2
ThailandAIS
beIN Sports
GMM25
Plan B
JKN18
PPTV
NBT
ThaiPBS
True4U
TogoTVT
Trinidad and TobagoCNC3
TurkeyTRT
UgandaNBS
UkraineSuspilne
United KingdomBBC
Eurosport
United StatesNBCUniversal
UruguayTNU
Tenfield
UzbekistanMTRK
VenezuelaTVES
Vrio Corp.
VietnamVTV
HTV
ZambiaMuvi TV