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Tokyo marks Olympics opening ceremony with fireworks

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

The sky over the National Stadium in Tokyo exploded in indigo and white as fireworks marked the start of the opening ceremony for the Olympics. on Friday, July 23.
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The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
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Let the Games begin: Tokyo Olympics declared open at scaled-back ceremony in front of near-empty stadium

Let the Games begin: Tokyo Olympics declared open at scaled-back ceremony in front of near-empty stadium

1 month ago   |   By RT

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have formally begun with one of the most unusual opening ceremonies the Games are ever likely to see, attended by the Emperor of Japan and the first lady of the US at a largely empty Olympic Stadium.
The 32nd edition of the games, which is expected to cost a total of around $16 billion, launched with only around 1,000 invited spectators at the 60,000-capacity Olympic Stadium.
Jill Biden, the wife of new US president Joe Biden, was at the ceremony in her first solo international trip as US first lady, alongside games honorary patron Emperor Naruhito, Queensland...
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With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with a dazzling display of fireworks and soaring, made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone...
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Opening ceremony of virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics begins at a vast national stadium kept mostly empty by the pandemic

Opening ceremony of virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics begins at a vast national stadium kept mostly empty by the pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Opening ceremony of virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics begins at a vast national stadium kept mostly empty by the pandemic.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

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Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

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No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

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Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

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