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Attention turns to athletes as Tokyo 2020 begins

TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 23: Naomi Osaka of Team Japan carries the Olympic torch towards the Olympic cauldron past the Japanese and Olympic flags during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The Tokyo Olympics was boosted by a strong opening weekend for athletes from host nation Japan, who won five gold medals and a silver