Concerns over damaged national reputation grow as Tokyo Olympic Games open in Japan

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 4:28pm

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After a year-long postponement, the Tokyo Olympic Games are officially underway. Japan’s tennis star Naomi Osaka served as the final torch bearer and lit the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony today. The games have shaped up to be nothing like Japan imagined when they won the bid in 2013. The World’s Bianca Hillier reports on the initial plan and the impact of the loss.