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09Mar 20
Children Banned From Olympic Torch Ceremonies

Children banned from Olympic torch ceremonies

The Tokyo 2020 committee decided to drop 340 Japanese children from participating in the passing of the Olympic torch. Precautions are being taken due to the potential spread of coronavirus. There will be scaled-down ceremonies in March as the torch travels from Greece to Japan. People involved in the relay…

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17Nov 19
Tokyo Aims For Zero-Carbon Olympic Games

Tokyo Aims for Zero-Carbon Olympic Games

Beginning in July 2020, the world’s attention will be on Tokyo for the Summer Olympics. Officials hope the event will bring in a new era of environmental sustainability. Heat-reflecting roads, renewable energy sources, and plastic-recycled uniforms will all be part of the global event. Event the Olympic torch and medals…

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