On Friday, the Olympics Opening Ceremony officially kicked off the Tokyo 2020 Games, which were delayed by a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Athletes paraded in a near-empty stadium as Covid-19 cases continue to rise and spectators are banned from all Olympic Tokyo venues. At the stadium for the event were Ghana’s representatives.
Team Ghana have 14 athletes at the Games and here’s a breakdown of when, and for what events, they will compete for.
Schedule for each Ghanaian athlete at the Games:
Monday 26th July
Flyweight (Boxing 48-52KG)
Wednesday 28th July
Featherweight (Boxing 52-57KG)
Boxing (Light Heavyweight 75-81KG)
Thursday 29th July
Swimming 100m Butterfly
Friday July 30
50m Freestyle Swimming
Saturday July 31
100m (preliminary round) sprints
Tuesday August 3rd
Joseph Paul 200m Sprints
Thursday August 5th
Men’s 4×100 team sprints
HOW TO WATCH
The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has the television rights to air the Games, which they are doing through GTV Sports+.
DStv and SuperSport also has multiple dedicated channels for airing all events.