July 23 2021 9:02am

Tokyo Olympics: Games officially kick off with fireworks at opening ceremony

About a year after they were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics officially kicked off on Friday with opening ceremonies, which saw a pared-down event with a vastly smaller number of athletes from participating countries taking to the field but stunning fireworks still lit up the sky to try and bring the world together. Crystal Goomansingh has more on what’s to come on Day 1.

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