For the first time since 1996, the Summer Olympics were not opened by football.
Other softball matches will take place on July 21st. In addition, the competition among female football players will begin today. The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled for July 23. The games will end on 8 August.
At the same time, on the eve of the general director of the organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Toshiro Muto, did not rule out the possible cancellation of the Games at the very last moment due to the coronavirus pandemic.