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We take a look back at the closing moments of the 2020 Olympic Games.

Ten years in the making, the Tokyo Olympics ended with a grand closing ceremony at the National Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 8. Patrick and Oscar look back at the closing moments of the Games, the last few sporting achievements, the handover to Paris, and what to make of these tumultuous Olympics now that they’re all over.

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The Japan Times’ coverage of the Olympic Games

Curtain falls on a tumultuous Tokyo Games (Jason Coskrey, The Japan Times)

Japan ends Tokyo 2020 with record medal haul (The Japan Times)

How we saw it: The Athletes’ Olympics (Dan Orlowitz, The Japan Times)

How we saw it: The Mental Health Olympics (Jason Coskrey, The Japan Times)

How we saw it: The Japanese Women’s Olympics (Kaz Nagatsuka, The Japan Times)

How we saw it: The Silent Olympics (Oscar Boyd, The Japan Times)

Tokyo Paralympics likely to be held with no spectators (The Japan Times)

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Patrick St. Michel: Twitter | Articles
Oscar Boyd: Twitter | Articles | Instagram

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