Inside the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Inside the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony” – below is their description.

After a year’s delay, the Tokyo Games are officially under way. The opening ceremony took place with a very different atmosphere to previous Games, with no spectators allowed into the stadium due to soaring Covid-19 infections. The Post’s sports news editor Paul Ryding was inside the stadium reporting on these unprecedented Games.

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