Olympics: Tokyo and its people are ready to play good hosts

TOKYO – Journalists on a bus bound for the Olympic Village on Thursday (July 22) were met with a strange – but adorable – sight as their vehicle made a pit stop on the journey.

Two boys, each no older than five, grinning from ear to ear and with cheeks turned rosy red by the Japanese summer, had peered under a metal barricade to grab a glimpse – and a photo – of the bus, which had the words “Tokyo 2020” plastered on its side.

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