Slideshow | Tokyo Olympics 2020 opening ceremony

Reuters | Updated on July 23, 2021

Thy 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, celebrating the world's best athletes set to compete amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Postponed for a year, organisers were forced to take the unprecedented step of holding the Games without fans as the novel coronavirus is on the rise again, taking lives around the world.

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Published on July 23, 2021

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