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Where can I watch the Tokyo Olympics aquatic action?

With the long wait for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics finally over and with events underway, where can you catch the English athletes competing in the swimming, diving and artistic swimming action?

The swimming coverage will start on Saturday 24 July and run every day until Sunday 1 August, followed by the marathon swimming events on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 August.

The heats are set to take place at 11am UK time, with finals starting at around 2.30am. The open water/marathon swimming will be live from 10.30pm UK time.

Next up is diving, and whether it be preliminary rounds, semi-finals or finals, diving will feature every day aside from Thursday 29 July.

Most of the diving action starts at 7am UK time however, there are a couple of early starts for the semi-finals on Tuesday 3, Thursday 5 and Saturday 7 August.

Artistic swimming will run from Monday 2 August to Wednesday 4 August, with a start time of 11am UK time.

The BBC will be covering the majority of the Games across BBC One and Two, the BBC Red Button and BBC iPlayer. You can find their coverage schedule by clicking here.

Discovery+/Eurosport will also be broadcasting every minute of the Olympic Games but these channels require a subscription fee.