Games to be held mostly without spectators.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics which was postponed and rescheduled for 2021 commences on Friday, July 24th without spectators. The Olympic torch relay was held in Tokyo on Thursday, behind closed doors. The Olympic torch has traveled through all 47 prefectures in Japan over the last few months with a final day of the relay overlapping with the opening ceremony of the games on Friday.
The public has expressed mixed feelings about the torch relay that was mostly taken off public roads amid rising cases of COVID-19 and the state of emergency imposed in Tokyo after the postponement, due to the global pandemic. Watch the featured video for more details.