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  • 2 Minute Newscast: Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay Kicks Off


    03/26/21

    (ATR) A year and a day after Tokyo 2020 was postponed due to the pandemic, the torch relay finally began with Covid-19 safety measures in place.

    Members of Japan’s 2011 World Cup winning team were the first torchbearers on March 25 as the 121-day journey began. The Olympic Flame will visit all 47 of Japan's prefectures before arriving at the national stadium in Tokyo for the Opening Ceremony.

    Day two got off to a chilly start, as Greer Wilson reports.