Dear colleagues,


Thank you for choosing our widgets for the Tokyo Olympics. Below you will find information on their deployment as well as further information on editorial coverage.


How to reach us

We have a supervisor hotline where you can contact our editorial team from 01:00 a.m. (CET) until about 4:00 p.m. (CET).


If you have any questions, please call the following number: +49-40-4113-32392 or email, you can reach the editorial office as well as colleagues from the development department.


What does an Olympic day look like?

An Olympic day in Tokyo usually starts around 2:00 a.m. (CET) with competitions such as golf, softball or football. The widgets and teasers will be switched to the current competition day before the start.


Can we integrate a Twitter feed into the Live Center?

Yes, just create a Twitter list in your own account with the Twitter accounts you wish to be displayed. Please send us this link to


When will dpa-SportsLive start?

Coverage will start on 21 July with the first games in softball and women's football. The Opening Ceremony will take place on 23 July and the Closing Ceremony will be on 08 August 2021.


Medals and results

The medals table (total, day, country, sport) will be updated shortly after each decision. The final results will be published at the same time as the medal decisions. In total, there are 339 decisions in 33 sports.


Start of the first competitions: July 21, 2021

Official opening day: July 23, 2021

Closing ceremony: August 8, 2021


Further questions?

If you have any further questions, you can reach us via our service desk from Monday to Friday between 09:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CET):