24 September 2021,   19:45
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Tokyo Olympic Games will officially open in a few hours

Tokyo Olympic Games will officially open in a few hours. Officially, the 2020 Summer Olympic Games take place between 23 July and 8 August, but the first events have already begun, writes BBC.

The Paralympic Games are due to run between 24 August and 5 September.

The Games were postponed from last year because of Covid.

The Olympics will feature 33 sports at 339 events across 42 venues. The Paralympics will feature 22 sports at 539 events across 21 venues.

Most events are in the Greater Tokyo area, although some football games and the marathon will take place in the northern city of Sapporo.

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