Tokyo 2020: what’s on TV today from 2021 Olympics including Jade Jones and Andy Murray and full BBC schedule

The Olympics ‘officially’ kicked off on Friday with the opening ceremony, with Team GB action now underway

The countdown to the Tokyo Olympics has come to an end, and all eyes were on the Opening Ceremony on Friday 23 July to signal the start of the Games.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Games will take place without spectators at Olympics venues in Tokyo.

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Grace Reid and Katherine Torrance compete during Women's 3m Springboard Finals (Photo: Getty Images)

We’ll keep this article updated on a day-to-day basis, so check back regularly for each day’s highlights and events to watch.

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What’s on at the Olympics on Sunday 25 July?

Andy Murray’s bid for a third straight Olympic singles gold medal ended before it began when he withdrew ahead of his first match with a minor thigh strain.

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Murray had been due to take on ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada on Sunday, but was later replaced on the order of play by Australian Max Purcell.

The Scot had been upbeat about his prospects after an excellent doubles victory with Joe Salisbury on Saturday (24 July), but after experiencing tightness in his quad muscle he was advised not to try to compete in both events.

There was better news for fellow tennis star Liam Broady, who is now the sole British hope in the singles. The 27-year-old, who is ranked 142, battled to a 7-5 6-7 (4) 6-2 victory over Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo in intense heat.

Defending taekwondo champion Jade Jones suffered a shock first-round defeat to Kimia Alizadeh of the Refugee Olympic team, ending her hopes of becoming the first British woman to win Olympic gold medals at three consecutive Games.

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Team GB’s Grace Reid and Katherine Torrance finished sixth in the women’s synchronised 3m springboard diving final. The pair were third after the first two rounds but dropped out of medal contention on Sunday in Tokyo.

Sunday’s highlights include:

Archery: women’s team finals

Basketball: men’s Prelim USA vs France

Cycling: women’s road race

Diving: women’s synchronized springboard

Gymnastics: women’s qualifications

Judo: women’s 52kg/114lbs; men’s 66kg/145lbs

Shooting: men’s air rifle

Skateboarding: women’s street

Swimming: women’s 100m butterfly; men’s 100m breaststroke; women’s 400m freestyle; wen’s 4x100m freestyle relay

Taekwondo: women’s 57kg/126lbs; men’s 68kg/150lbs

Triathlon: men’s event

Volleyball: men’s tournament USA vs ROC

Weightlifting: men’s 61kg/134lbs; men’s 67kg/147lbs

Are there any British hopefuls?

Cyclists Lizzie Deignan and Anna Shackley are ones to watch in the women’s road race today.

The pair will take part in the hilly 137km route to the Fuji International Speedway.

How can I watch it?

The 2020 Olympic Games will be available to watch via two broadcasters in the UK.

The BBC is set to cover over 350 hours of uninterrupted coverage live and free-to-air. As well as broadcasting on BBC One and Two, the Games will be available to watch on BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.

The BBC will be carrying coverage of the opening ceremony from 12pm.

Due to the tricky time difference between Japan and the UK, there will be plenty of opportunities to watch highlights throughout the Games.

As well as sporadic highlights dotted across BBC One and Two throughout the day, there will be a daily Today at the Games show, broadcasting around 7pm or 7.30pm every night of the Olympics.