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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Giant Olympic rings return as Tokyo bids to build excitement” – below is their description.
A giant set of Olympic rings returned to Tokyo’s waterfront after maintenance, with officials hoping the symbol will help build enthusiasm for the COVID-19-postponed Games. Promising vaccine trials have boosted Tokyo’s hopes of holding the Olympics, now scheduled to open July 23, 2021 after the pandemic forced the unprecedented decision to delay.CGTN YouTube Channel
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