Tokyo 2020 Games.

DrLeftover

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The Official Art Posters for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have been announced.

And, as a former sportswriter, they have surpassed the very high, and very low marks set by previous games.

Some are good, some are bad in ways only Japanese artists can easily achieve, and some leave you wondering who on the committee had a sister-in-law that submitted a design?


 

Kaunisto

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The logo itself is bit of an eyesore, I like the Paralympic version better.

While #5 tops on WTF factor, #11 makes me think it's a freeze frame from a Jackass stunt.

And the Paralympic mascot makes me want to come up with a joke about blind people...
 

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Tokyo Olympic CEO hints games could be in doubt even in 2021

TOKYO (AP) — As the coronavirus spreads in Japan, the chief executive of the Tokyo Games said Friday he can’t guarantee the postponed Olympics will be staged next year — even with the long delay.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued an emergency declaration this week to battle the virus, putting the country under restrictions after it seemed it had avoided the spread.

“I don’t think anyone would be able to say if it is going to be possible to get it under control by next July or not,” Tokyo organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said, speaking through an interpreter at a news conference conducted remotely. ”We’re certainly are not in a position to give you a clear answer.”

The Olympics were postponed last month with a new opening set for July 23, 2021, followed by the Paralympics on Aug. 24.
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