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2021-07-24T02:10:51.095Z

This is a special edition of our newsletter 5 things about the Olympic Games. Minute by minute: The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have started | Sports | CNN



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This was the opening ceremony of Tokyo 2020. The calendar of some Latin American athletes.

This is what Tokyo looks like from the air.

This is a special edition of our newsletter 5 things about the Olympic Games.

This was the opening ceremony of Tokyo 2020

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games left very interesting details, but without a doubt the moment when the Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka lit the cauldron was one of the most outstanding.

See some of the best images from the event.

See here everything that happened in the last day of competitions.

The calendar of Mexican, Colombian and Argentine athletes

See here the details of the competitions of the athletes from Mexico, Colombia and Argentina and follow their performance step by step.

  • The emotion of the Venezuelan athlete Daniel Dhers upon reaching Asian soil

  • Argentine Santiago Lange, an example of overcoming and triumph

  • Meet Jonathan Amores, the Ecuadorian who was banned from exercising by doctors and now comes to Tokyo 2020

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This is what Tokyo looks like from the air

CNN's Will Ripley visited Tokyo from the air just before the start of the Olympics.

Join us in this video to see the appearance of some key buildings of the competition, such as the Olympic Stadium or the Olympic Village where the athletes will reside.

This is what Tokyo 2020 looks like from the air 2:26

Athletes who have had to leave the Olympic Games due to covid-19

The competition began on Wednesday, more than a year after the original start date.

The Games were delayed due to the pandemic, but with Covid-19 still spreading uncontrollably in Japan, organizers have been forced to take unprecedented measures to keep competitors and the public safe.

These are the athletes that we know have been publicly withdrawn due to covid-19 health and safety protocols.

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Olympics sponsors fear negative effects 3:28

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Tokyo Olympic Refugee Team: who they are and what categories they compete in

The Refugee Olympic Team makes its second appearance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, made up of 29 athletes from 11 countries living and training in 13 host countries.

The group will be competing within 12 sports categories such as athletics, badminton, boxing, swimming, among others.

And this year, Venezuelan boxer Eldric Sella Rodríguez joins the team.

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Day selection

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games commemorative objects that you can buy from home

Check out this selection of the best Games items to buy online.

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And to finish…

The "human pictograms" caused a sensation

Human pictograms attracted a lot of attention on social media.

(Credit: Cameron Spencer / Getty Images)

In addition to a presentation

artistic, the Olympic flame and several delegations of athletes with their flags, the opening ceremony of Tokyo 2020 had a surprise: the “human pictograms” that caused a sensation.

Actors dressed in white and blue recreated the Olympic sports and were the attraction point of the opening of the Olympic Games. 

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