‘Teniel The First’ pedals into action

THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THOMAS BACH, TODAY MET FOR THE FIRST TIME THE REFUGEE ATHLETES WHO WILL BE COMPETING FOR THE IOC REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM IN TOKYO. PRESIDENT BACH WAS ACCOMPANIED BY UN REFUGEE AGENCY (UNHCR) HIGH COMMISSIONER FILIPPO GRANDI.

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka ignited the Cauldron as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games began a year later than planned in front of a near-empty stadium.

Five-time Olympian Kelly-Ann Baptiste will have the perfect start to Tokyo 2020 when she carries the “Red, White and Black” during the Parade of Nations at today’s opening ceremony, at the Olympic Stadium here in Japan.