After a yearlong postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Summer Olympics is happening. The Summer 2021 Olympics will be occurring in Tokyo, Japan, despite the ongoing spread and concern of COVID-19. First thing you need to know – although it is happening in 2021, it will be called Tokyo 2020 or Games of the XXXII Olympiad.
The Olympic Games highlight and display the athletic capabilities of athletes from around the world. New events have been added this year, and some old ones are returning. To read a brief overview of the Summer Olympics, click here.
It’s a great opportunity to sneak in some summer history lessons. Several Olympic games had major disruptions or political issues – 1936 Berlin, London 1948, Melbourne 1956, Mexico City 1968, and Munich 1972, to name just a few.
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