Balloons fly over Olympians and spectators during the opening ceremony of the 1964 Summer Olympics at the National Stadium in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Can Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games live up to legacy of 1964, when Japan last hosted?

  • Japan’s capital underwent such a metamorphosis before it hosted its first Games that visitors responded with stunned awe
  • Such was the event’s success that it has set the bar dazzlingly high for next year’s Olympics
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Balloons fly over Olympians and spectators during the opening ceremony of the 1964 Summer Olympics at the National Stadium in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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