Tokyo marks 1,000 days until 2020 Olympics


Tokyo marked 1,000 days to go until the opening ceremony of the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, with countdown events held to set the mood for the games.

Preparation for the Olympics, to be held July 24-Aug 9, 2020, is making progress, with its main stadium currently being built in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward with its completion set for November 2019.

Tokyo’s second Olympics will feature a record 33 sports and 339 events. The capital hosted the Olympics in 1964.

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