Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule released

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule for both the Australian Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams.

Tipping off on Sunday 25th July, the Boomers have been dealt a group B draw, alongside Nigeria, Italy and Germany.

The Opals will compete in the first phase against Belgium, China and Puerto Rico in group C beginning on Tuesday 27th July.

Prime time allocation has been set for both teams, with all three of the Boomers’ matches and one of the Opals’ featuring in the 6:20pm (AEST) time slot.

Finals dates have been locked in over the 3rd-8th of August, with the Men’s and Women’s Gold medal matches set for the Saturday and Sunday nights respectively.

Full group phase schedule: All times AEST.


Sunday 25/07: Australia vs Nigeria, 6:20pm.

Wednesday 28/07: Australia vs Italy, 6:20pm.

Saturday 31/07: Australia vs Germany, 6:20pm.


Tuesday 27/07: Australia vs Belgium, 6:20pm.

Friday 30/07: Australia vs China, 10:00pm.

Monday 02/08: Australia vs Puerto Rico, 10:00pm.