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Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020: From Biles To Skateboarding – Here’s What We Missed

This was supposed to be a week of celebration in Tokyo. Japan would be opening its doors to the world and launching the 32nd Olympiad in the capital. Instead, the postponement of the Games amid the Covid-19 pandemic means the wait goes on before new Olympic heroes emerge, unfamiliar sports captivate and legendary Olympic moments are made. There is much to look forward to if and when the Games do begin on July 23, 2021, but it makes us long for what we missed this summer even more. Biles cementing her legend Four years ago in Rio, American artistic gymnast Simone Biles won four gold medals and a bronze, becoming one of the stars of the Games. This was the summer when Biles was to cement her status as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, gymnast of all-time — as ...