2020 Tokyo Olympic Games kick off

Posted : 2021-07-23 08:15 Updated : 2021-07-24 13:26
Fireworks illuminate over the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of 2020 Tokyo Olympics views from Shibuya Sky observation deck Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Opening Ceremony - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 23, 2021. A performer during the opening ceremony. REUTERS

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Opening Ceremony - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 23, 2021 General view inside the stadium before the opening ceremony. REUTERS

Fireworks explode from the roof of the stadium as the Olympic rings are assembled during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

The Olympic rings are assembled during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

The flag of Japan is raised during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Athletes march in during the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo. AP

Yeon Koung Kim and Sunwoo Hwang, of South Korea, carry their country's flag during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Yeon Koung Kim and Sunwoo Hwang, of South Korea, carry their country's flag during the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo. AP

Naomi Osaka lights the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo. AP

Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts after lighting the cauldron during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Opening Ceremony - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 23, 2021. Fireworks are seen from outside the stadium during the Opening Ceremony. REUTERS

An athletes jumps in front of the Olympic Rings during a diving training session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Diving Training - Tokyo Aquatics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - July 21, 2021 A diver during training REUTERS

Alex Walsh of the United States exercises during a swimming training session at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo. AP

Athletes takes photos prior to a swimming practice session at the Tokyo Aquatics Center at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Swimming Training - Tokyo Aquatics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - July 21, 2021 Swimmers during training. REUTERS

Australia's Stephanie Gilmore rides a wave during a training session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Tsurigasaki beach in Ichinomiya, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Surfing Training - Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach, Tokyo, Japan - July 23, 2021 John John Florence of the United States during training. REUTERS

France's Aurelien Giraud trains during a street skateboarding practice session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Matt Berger from Canada trains during a street skateboarding practice session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Soccer Football - Men - Group C - Argentina v Australia - Sapporo Dome, Sapporo, Japan - July 22, 2021. Jeremias Ledesma of Argentina falls into the back of the goal net after a shot goes over. REUTERS

Spain's Dani Olmo, left, and Egypt's Emam Ashour go for a header during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

South Korea's Won Dujae, right, and New Zealand's Chris Wood battle for the ball during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Kashima, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Soccer Football - Women - Group G - Australia v New Zealand - Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 21, 2021. Gabi Rennie of New Zealand celebrates scoring their first goal. REUTERS

Canada's Joey Lye falls at home plate during the softball game between the United States and Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Fukushima , Japan. AP

Italy's Andrea Filler, left, tags Australia's Taylah Tsitsikronis during the softball game between the Italy and Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Fukushima, Japan. AP

Japan's Eri Yamada fails to take a catch during the softball game between the Mexico and Japan at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Fukushima , Japan. AP

Kumushkhon Fayzullaeva of Uzbekistan practices at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Simone Biles of the United States chalks her hands while training on vault for artistic gymnastics at Ariake Gymnastics Centre venue ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Japan's Yuna Hiraiwa trains on the uneven bars for artistic gymnastics at Ariake Gymnastics Centre venue ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Japan's Mai Murakami trains on the vault during a gymnastics practice session ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Japan's Urara Ashikawa trains on the beam for the artistic gymnastics at Ariake Gymnastics Centre venue ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Members of the Argentina women's field hockey team warm up during a training session at Oi Hockey Stadium ahead of the the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Canada goalkeeper Antoni Pawel Kindler deflects a shot during a training session at Oi Hockey Stadium ahead of the the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Hockey Training - Oi Hockey Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 22, 2021 Britain players during training. REUTERS

Jessie Kaps, center, of Belgium, practices at the Asaka Shooting Range ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Madelynn Ann Bernau, of the United States, ejects her shells during practice at the Asaka Shooting Range ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Ma Long of China serves the ball during a table tennis training session at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

A Tokyo 2020 ball is seen during practice for the tennis competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo.AP

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, practices for the women's tennis competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo. AP

A member of the Canadian men's field hockey team cools off during a training session at Oi Hockey Stadium ahead of the the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Canada goalkeeper Antoni Pawel Kindler deflects a shot during a training session at Oi Hockey Stadium ahead of the the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

An athlete from Belgium practices for the 3x3 basketball competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Fencing Training - Makuhari Messe Hall, Chiba, Japan - July 23, 2021. General view inside the Makuhari Messe Hall. REUTERS