2020 Olympics Open Amid Scandals, Rising COVID-19 Cases

Published: Friday, July 23, 2021 - 12:21pm
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The postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic games' opening ceremony was held July 23.

It was, as always, a highly anticipated event, but this year is different.

Not only are they trying to hold the games amid the ongoing pandemic — and rising COVID-19 cases — there’s now a scandal involving the opening ceremony’s chief.

To learn more about what's happening with the Olympics, The Show spoke with the BBC's Pete Ross.

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