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From technology to culture, all was on display as Tokyo 2020 dazzled
As millions gather for the opening ceremony, 4000 of the world’s bravest athletes are ready to overcome astronomical difficulties and compete in the world’s brightest stage.
Rio de Janeiro opened the Paralympic Games with samba, parading wheelchairs, giant balloons — and loud booing of Brazil’s president — at a sold-out Maracana stadium. The extraordinary sight of US Paralympian Aaron Wheelz jumping in his wheelchair from a 55 feet (17 meters) ramp got the crowd on its feet. Then the joyous rhythms...