Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascot Miraitowa (left) and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic mascot Someity (right) unveil the Tokyo 2020 mascot robot Miraitowa at a ceremony to mark ‘One Year To Go Tokyo 2020’. Photo: EPA
Tim Noonan
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Tim Noonan

2020 Olympics one-year countdown: Tokyo already bursting at the seams and boiling over

  • Organisers hurrying to alleviate potential flashpoint a year out from opening ceremony
  • Sweltering heat and gridlocked traffic are the main issues

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascot Miraitowa (left) and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic mascot Someity (right) unveil the Tokyo 2020 mascot robot Miraitowa at a ceremony to mark ‘One Year To Go Tokyo 2020’. Photo: EPA
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