Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez Lead Team USA at Opening Ceremony

Follow our live stream Tokyo Olympics. The United States Olympic team – some of them – entered the Olympic Stadium from behind. flag bearers, basketball player Sue Bird and baseball player Eddy Alvarez. Bird and Alvarez were selected as flag bearers by their fellow Olympians. This is the first time each nation has been asked …

Voices of Protesters Could Be Heard at the Opening Ceremony

No fans at Tokyo Olympic Stadium opening ceremony. However, hundreds of people are outside, including the protesters, whose voices and noises resound through the stadium at every pause in the programme. It adds to the dystopian feeling at times in the arena, where athletes walk through an empty stadium, buoyed only by pep rally music …

Opening Ceremony Photos: Naomi Osaka, A Drone Globe and a Lot Empty

Japan invited the whole world to the Olympic Games on Friday night. However, few people were there to witness the celebration. The opening ceremony in Tokyo contained more memorable moments than perhaps the moment when one of the world’s most famous athletes and gold medalist Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron. However, with the lack …

Jill Biden Attends Olympic Opening Ceremony in Tokyo

First Lady Jill Biden applauded and waved as a contingent of masked American athletes joined on Friday. opening ceremony between Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Dr. Biden traveled to Japan as the leader of a small presidential delegation, and his appearance came amid concerns of the rapidly rising coronavirus cases in Tokyo. Biden administration officials said …

USA Women’s Gymnastics and Soccer Teams Skip Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony was held in Tokyo on Friday, but Team USA, led by flag bearers Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez, missed some famous American faces. Among those not participating in the international parade of the ceremony were Simone Biles and her gymnastics teammates. USA Gymnastics spokesperson Meredith Yeoman said the women’s team decided not …

Naomi Osaka Lit the Cauldron at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics

The torch at the opening ceremony in Tokyo ended when tennis star Naomi Osaka illuminated one of the most memorable parts of the opening ceremony, the Olympic cauldron. Following in the footsteps of Muhammad Ali, Paavo Nurmi, Rafer Johnson, Midori Ito, Yuna Kim and Wayne Gretzky, Osaka climbed a stylized Pyramid-shaped Mount Fuji to light …