As Tokyo Olympics Begin, What’s The Same And Different Compared To Past Games

Posted by on July 23, 2021 12:17 am
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People take pictures as the Olympic rings lit up at dusk on the Odaiba waterfront in Tokyo on Thursday, the eve of the official start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Tokyo — both around the capital city and in the Olympic Village, public polls in Japan show overwhelming opposition to hosting the Games during the pandemic.

(Image credit: Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images)

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