With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

Olympic Games, Tokyo-style: The pandemic era, in miniature

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TOKYO — Ghostly airports, devoid of bustle. Cavernous arenas where no crowds will roar. Stringent rules that are spottily enforced — and spottily ignored....

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

EXPLAINER: Why Japan ‘rising sun’ flag provokes Olympic ire

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SEOUL, South Korea — Japan considers the “rising sun” flag part of its history. But some in the Koreas, China and other Asian countries...

The Latest: European agency OKs Moderna vaccine for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended clearing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID vaccination

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HARARE, Zimbabwe — When mother-of-three Amanda Wood heard that hundreds of coronavirus shots were available for teens, only one thing prevented her from racing...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?

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TOKYO — Disputed, locked down and running a year late, the Tokyo Games begin at last on Friday night, a multinational showcase of the...

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...