Brazilian gymnast Arthur Mariano celebrates after competing on horizontal bar through the males’s qualification on July 24.
American swimmer Chase Kalisz dives in through the males’s 400m particular person medley on July 24.
Japan’s Naohisa Takato, in blue, competes towards Georgia’s Lukhumi Chkhvimiani within the males’s 60kg judo quarterfinal on July 24. Takato went on to win the primary gold medal for Japan, beating Yang Yung-wei of Chinese Taipei to clinch the boys’s 60kg judo title.
A employees member sporting protecting gloves collects the mouthguard of Britain’s Peter McGrail throughout his males’s feather (52-57kg) preliminaries boxing match towards Thailand’s Chatchai-Decha Butdee on July 24.
South Korea’s Kim Junghwan, left, celebrates after profitable towards Russia’s Kamil Ibragimov within the males’s sabre particular person quarter-final bout on July 24.
Fans wait on the end of the boys’s street race on the Fuji International Speedway. The speedway was one of many 5 Olympic venues throughout Japan open to followers.
Twelve-year-old Syrian Hend Zaza is seen in motion through the girls’s singles desk tennis occasion on July 24. Zaza, the youngest Olympian competing within the Tokyo Games, was knocked out of the competitors on Saturday morning, shedding 4-0 within the preliminary spherical to Austrian Jia Liu, 27 years her elder.
Athletes take part in a crusing coaching session in Enoshima Yacht Harbor.
China’s Yang Qian celebrates together with her gold medal after profitable the ladies’s 10m air rifle on July 24. Qian was the primary gold medal winner of the Olympic video games.
Badminton gamers compete amid rows of empty seats at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza.
Canada’s Wyatt Sanford hits Mauritius’ Merven Clair through the males’s welterweight occasion.
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lights the Olympic cauldron on the finish of the opening ceremony on July 23.
An overhead view of Osaka lighting the cauldron. The cauldron was designed within the form of a cherry blossom.
Fireworks go off after Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron.
Seiko Hashimoto, president of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, makes a speech through the opening ceremony. At left is Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee.
The Olympic flag is raised close to the tip of Friday’s opening ceremony.
The Olympic flag is carried towards the Olympic cauldron through the opening ceremony.
Japanese jazz composer Hiromi Uehara performs the piano through the opening ceremony.
People carry the Olympic flag on the ceremony.
Japan’s Emperor Naruhito delivers a speech and formally opens the Olympic Games on Friday.
During one portion of the opening ceremony, there have been 1,800 drones flying over the stadium to type a globe within the evening sky. As the glowing drones soared over the stadium, performers sang “Imagine” by John Lennon.
Athletes from the United States march through the customary parade of countries.
Members of the Refugee Olympic Team march through the parade of countries.
Athletes from Team Norway participate within the parade of countries.
Athletes from varied nations sit through the opening ceremony.
The Olympic groups from each nation watch performers on stage.
Members of Hong Kong’s delegation pose for a selfie through the opening ceremony.
US athletes maintain an American flag through the parade of countries.
Russian athletes pose for a photograph through the opening ceremony.
Athletes from all nations collect contained in the stadium after the parade of countries.
Tongan flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua made headlines for going shirtless on the 2016 and 2020 opening ceremonies, and he was at it once more in Tokyo. He will probably be competing in taekwondo.
Team Kazakhstan walks out for the parade of countries.
French athletes march through the opening ceremony.
A member of Egypt’s delegation enters the stadium through the parade of countries.
British flag-bearers Hannah Mills and Mohamed Sbihi lead out the workforce through the opening ceremony’s parade of countries. Sbihi, a rower, made historical past as Great Britain’s first Muslim flag-bearer.
Greece’s athletes march into the stadium to kick off the parade of countries.
Dancers participate within the begin of the opening ceremony.
People carry out through the opening ceremony.
The Japanese flag is carried through the opening ceremony. After the Japanese National Anthem was sung, a second of silence was known as to keep in mind the worldwide victims of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Performers participate within the opening ceremony.
A performer acts through the opening ceremony.
Jill Biden, the primary girl of the United States, takes half in a second of silence through the opening ceremony.
The begin of the ceremony mirrored the remoted coaching that many athletes had to do through the pandemic.
A lone performer is seen through the begin of the opening ceremony.
Fireworks explode over the stadium because the opening ceremony obtained underway.
A volunteer is seen within the principally empty stadium on Friday. Organizers stated solely 950 VIPs could be current in a stadium that may seat practically 70,000 folks.
Fireworks mild up the sky on Friday.