Tuesday Sep 28, 2021
Tuesday Sep 28, 2021

Tokyo taken over by omnipresent Olympic rings


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2021 Aug 02, 15:40, Tokyo
Liliia Akhaimova, of Russian Olympic Committee, performs on the balance beam during the women's artistic gymnastic qualifications at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo. Photo: AP

 In case any golfers at Kasumigaseki Country Club forgot this men’s tournmanet differed from a normal PGA Tour stop, 18 sets of reminders awaited them — a pair at the start of each hole.


Sunisa Lee, of United States, poses for a picture after winning the gold medal in the artistic gymnastics women's all-around final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021.
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Sunisa Lee, of United States, poses for a picture after winning the gold medal in the artistic gymnastics women's all-around final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021. Photo: AP
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, of Jamaica, wins her heat during the semifinals in the women's 200-meter at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo.
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, of Jamaica, wins her heat during the semifinals in the women's 200-meter at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Five interlocking circles — representing the five continents with Olympic competitors — multicolored and ubiquitous at the Games.

As recognizeable a logo as any.


The Olympic rings are reflected on Sabre weapon of Olfa Hezami of Tunisia as competes with Norika Tamura of Japan in the women's Sabre team round of 16 competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Chiba, Japan.
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The Olympic rings are reflected on Sabre weapon of Olfa Hezami of Tunisia as competes with Norika Tamura of Japan in the women's Sabre team round of 16 competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Chiba, Japan. Photo: AP
Gianmarco Tamberi, of Italy, competes during the finals of the men's high jump at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo.
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Gianmarco Tamberi, of Italy, competes during the finals of the men's high jump at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo. Photo: AP
The Olympic Rings are reflected in a puddle on the women's rugby sevens pitch at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 30, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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The Olympic Rings are reflected in a puddle on the women's rugby sevens pitch at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 30, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AP
Elke Vanhoof of Belgium takes part in a BMX Racing training session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. 
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Elke Vanhoof of Belgium takes part in a BMX Racing training session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AP
China's Sun Yingsha serves against countrywoman Chen Meng during the gold medal match of the table tennis women's singles at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo.
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China's Sun Yingsha serves against countrywoman Chen Meng during the gold medal match of the table tennis women's singles at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo. Photo: AP
A worker paints Olympic rings at the finish line of the BMX racing track as preparations continue for the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo.
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A worker paints Olympic rings at the finish line of the BMX racing track as preparations continue for the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo. Photo: AP
A rider rounds the track past Olympic Rings during a training session inside the Izu velodrome at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Izu, Japan.
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A rider rounds the track past Olympic Rings during a training session inside the Izu velodrome at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Izu, Japan. Photo: AP
Fireworks explode from the roof of the stadium as the Olympic rings are assembled during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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Fireworks explode from the roof of the stadium as the Olympic rings are assembled during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AP
A woman takes pictures of the Olympic rings mounted on a barge floating in the water near a replica of the Statue of Liberty during the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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A woman takes pictures of the Olympic rings mounted on a barge floating in the water near a replica of the Statue of Liberty during the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AP

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