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Looking Ahead: Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to begin on July 23, 2021 — the first Olympics in modern history to play on a delayed year. America's finest athletes are reved up and ready to show what they can do. 🥇 Here are competitors to keep your eye on, how athletes are training amid the pandemic, and what the IOC is doing to keep people safe.

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Looking Ahead: Tokyo Olympics

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    Athletes to Watch

    The 10 young Americans bound to become household names at the Tokyo Olympics

    The 10 young Americans bound to become household names at the Tokyo Olympics

    Sydney McLaughlin – Track and Field Sydney McLaughlin is already a budding household name after becoming the youngest American to participate in the …

    Training in the time of COVID-19

    Activism on the World Stage

    Coronavirus Concerns

    The Cost of Competition

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympics may cost more than $26 billion — and the estimate keeps rising

    Before the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo were delayed a year by the COVID-19 pandemic, they were already the most expensive summer games. Experts estimate they will cost more than $26 billion. The extra year added at least another $2.8 billion, and there's still a chance they might not happen at all.

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