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

People take selfies in front of an Olympic Rings monument near the National Stadium, in Tokyo.
People take selfies in front of an Olympic Rings monument near the National Stadium, in Tokyo.PHOTO: REUTERS

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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