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Your Tokyo 2020 Olympics questions answered

Rising COVID-19 infections, layers of safety protocols, high heat and protests are some of the many challenges of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. So, what’s going on behind the scenes to keep these Games on track? CBC’s Thomas Daigle answers your questions from Tokyo.

CBC’s Thomas Daigle answers your questions from Tokyo

Answers to your 2020 Tokyo Olympics questions

CBC News

14 days ago
26:57
The Olympics are now underway and this year’s Games will be especially different due to COVID-19. CBC’s Thomas Daigle answers your questions — live from Tokyo. 26:57

Organizing one of the world's largest sporting events amid a global pandemic was always going to mean the Tokyo Olympics would be unprecedented.

Rising COVID-19 infections, layers of safety protocols, high heat and protests are some of the many challenges of these Games, which officially kick off Friday with the opening ceremony.

So, how are those working behind the scenes keeping things on track? And what does it actually look like on the ground in Tokyo? 

From vaccination rates in Japan to condoms distributed to athletes in the Olympic Village, CBC's Thomas Daigle answers your questions on just about anything Olympics-related in the video above. 

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are underway. From what citizens of Japan think about the Games to COVID-19 safety measures, we answer your questions. (Hiro Komae/The Associated Press)

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