The Tokyo Summer season Olympic Video games, initially scheduled for final summer season and postponed as a result of a global pandemic that’s nonetheless going, are set to lastly be held. From July 23-August 8, the best athletes, principally novice, from world wide will compete in what’s prone to be one of many extra distinctive occasions in Olympic historical past.
Whereas issues clearly stay fluid with COVID-19 nonetheless a difficulty, there are many storylines to regulate at these Video games. Here is a glance.
Jeff Mezydlo has written about sports activities and leisure on-line and for print for greater than 25 years. He grew up within the far south suburbs of Chicago, 20 minutes from the Mascot Corridor of Fame in Whiting, Ind. He’s additionally the proud father of 11-year-old Matthew, aka “Bobby Bruin,” mascot of St. Robert Bellarmine College in Chicago. You’ll be able to comply with Jeff at @jeffm401.