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Latest On Tokyo Olympics And Checkered History Of The Games

Fireworks illuminate the opening ceremonies during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Nathan Denette
Fireworks illuminate the opening ceremonies during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, July 23, 2021.

The Summer Olympics are underway in Tokyo despite a pandemic, unprecedented health protocols, and widespread opposition from the Japanese public.

It was Avery Brundage, president of the International Olympic Committee, who famously and controversially said in 1972: “The Games must go on.”

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we discuss the latest news from Tokyo and take a look back at the checkered history of the Games.

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