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When do the Olympics start? Opening ceremony date, time, schedule for 2021 Tokyo Games
The 2021 Olympic opening ceremony will be a fun but poignant moment as the athletes of the world finally get to gather together in Tokyo and compete.After such a long wait, athletes and fans alike are excited about the event. There will be some soccer and softball action going on before the Olympics begin, but the opening ceremony will mark the official start of the 2021 Summer Games.
West was back at Mercedes-Benz Stadium two days after his listening party for his latest album, "DONDA."
Kanye West fans were likely disappointed when July 23—the reported release date for West's new album, "DONDA"—came and went with no such album. Two days after hosting a live listening party at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, West returned to the venue on Saturday for a different reason: to take in a soccer game.
West was in the stands as Atlanta United FC took on the Columbus Crew, wearing what appeared to be the same outfit he donned during Thursday's event. He even got an up close and personal view of the home club's support group, the Terminus Legion.
Where are the Olympics in 2021? Locations, venues & more to know about Tokyo Games
Sporting News breaks down everything you need to know about the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, including locations, venues and more.The 2021 Olympics, delayed a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will finally take place from July 23 through Aug. 8 in Tokyo, even as the pandemic continues to take its toll not just on the sports world, but the world at large. Indeed, the 2021 Olympics — including the opening and closing ceremonies — will be held without spectators amid growing coronavirus numbers in Japan.
West is reportedly finishing up the album in a studio built in the arena,, so depending on how long it takes him to finish, this might not the last time he gets to see Atlanta United FC in person. The listening party for "DONDA" was announced in an ad featuring U.S. track and field star Sha'Carri Richardson.
Despite some A-list support on hand, Atlanta was defeated by Columbus, 1-0.
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Tokyo Olympics cost $15.4 billion. What else could that buy? .
TOKYO (AP) — The official price tag for the Tokyo Olympics in $15.4 billion, which a University of Oxford study says is the most expensive on record. What else could those billions buy? The ballpark figure for building a 300-bed hospital in Japan in $55 million. So you could put up almost 300 of these. The average elementary school in Japan costs about $13 million. For that price, you get 1,200 schools. A quick search finds a Boeing 747 is priced at roughly $400 million. Voila: 38 jumbo jets for the cost of the Tokyo Olympics.The point is, Olympic Games are costly and may bump aside other priorities.