The Tokyo Olympics will officially begin with the long-awaited opening ceremony next Friday, July 23 starting at 8 in the morning (Argentine time), but the activity began several hours before the hand of softball and soccer mainly. The sports agenda begins to be completed little by little in the face of what will be the hectic 19 days that will be lived in Japanese lands.
After baseball gets ahead of everyone with the duel between Japan and Australia, the Wednesday and Thursday agenda will be packed with action with five more baseball games, women’s soccer six, men’s soccer eight and action in rowing Y threw.
The ball rolled with the confrontation between Chile-Great Britain in women’s football, it was a 2-0 victory for the Europeans. Next, by the hand of the historic Marta, Brazil beat China 5-0 and they face United States-Sweden.
Some of the most anticipated matches will take place in the early hours of Thursday, with the launch of the men’s soccer group stage. Beyond that in Argentina the gaze will be focused on the debut of the Sub 23 led by Fernando Batista against Australia (from 7.30am), the action of the day will be launched at 4.30 with one of the candidate selections: Spain will meet Egypt.
In addition, the activity will close with the electrifying clash between Brazil and Germany from 8.30am.
Italy 0-2 United States (softball)
Mexico 0-4 Canada (softball)
chili 0-2 Great Britain (women’s football)
Brazil 5-0 China (women’s soccer)
• IN GAME: United States-Sweden (women’s soccer)
• 7.30: Japan-Canada (women’s soccer)
• 8.00: Netherlands-Zambia (women’s football)
• 8.30: Australia-New Zealand (women’s football)
• 21.00: Canada-United States (softball)
• 00.00: Mexico-Japan (baseball)
• 3.00: Australia-Italy (baseball)
• 4.30: Spain-Egypt (men’s soccer)
• 5.00: South Korea-New Zealand (men’s soccer)
• 5.00: Mexico-France (men’s soccer)
• 5.30: Ivory Coast-Saudi Arabia (men’s soccer)
• 7.30: Argentina-Australia (men’s soccer)
• 8.00: Honduras-Romania (men’s soccer)
• 8.00: Japan-South Africa (men’s soccer)
• 8.30: Brazil-Germany (men’s soccer)
• From 20.30 to 00: rowing (skiff, double scull and quadruple scull)
• 21.00: archery (women’s individual competition, classification)
• 8.00: Opening ceremony
* All days and times are from Argentina