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Paralympics open in empty stadium — just like Olympics

TOKYO -- The Paralympics began Tuesday in the same empty National Stadium — during the same pandemic — as the opening and closing ceremonies of the recently completed Tokyo Olympics.Japanese Emperor Naruhito got it all started again, this time under the theme “We Have Wings.” Among the few on hand were Douglas Emhoff, husband of U.S. Vice President…
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Afghanistan flag to be displayed in Paralympic ceremony

The Afghanistan flag will be displayed in Tuesday’s opening ceremony of the Paralympics even though the country’s athletes were not able to get to Tokyo to competeByThe Associated PressAugust 23, 2021, 11:28 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTOKYO -- The Afghanistan flag will be displayed in Tuesday's opening ceremony…
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