Tokyo 2020; 1 Year to Go! (liveblog)

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19:35 CEST Tokyo 2020 Countdown Clock; Press release and photos:

OMEGA celebrates the 1-year countdown to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

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©The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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10:06 CEST IOC invites Olympic athletes of the world to Tokyo 2020 with one year to go:

With exactly one year to go until the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today officially invited the world’s Olympic athletes to take part in the Olympic Games.


You can read the full press release here.

08:30 CEST “I have never seen an Olympic city as prepared as Tokyo with one year to go before the Olympic Games.” President Bach.

“The Olympic Games will demonstrate equal opportinities for all – this is what the Games are all about.” Japanese PM Abe

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00:01 CEST 1 Year to Go emblem:
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00:01 CEST It’s only 1 year to go until the Games of the XXXII Olympiad are starting in Tokyo in Japan!
24 July 2019