Today.. the official start of the Tokyo Olympics

Baghdad The Olympic Games, which will be held in Tokyo for the period from the 23rd of this July to the 8th of August, will officially start today, Friday.

The Japanese capital will host the Olympic Games for the second time in history, after it was hosted for the first time in 1964.

The holding of this tournament comes after it was postponed for a year due to the outbreak of the Corona virus in various countries of the world last year 2020, as it was postponed based on information provided by the World Health Organization to protect the health of athletes and all those concerned with the Olympic Games and the international community.

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be held today, Friday, at eight o’clock in the evening, Japan time, two in the afternoon, Baghdad time, and the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will last for a full 4 hours.”

The Tokyo Olympics activities were supposed to be held from July 24 to August 9, 2020, but due to the epidemic, the competitions were postponed for a year, and the organizers decided to hold the games without foreign fans, and Japanese citizens will not be allowed to attend the events in six Japanese provinces, including Tokyo.”


Source: National Iraqi News Agency