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Olympic and Paralympic Games

8 Sep 2020
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games held a ceremony to mark the opening of the public display of the Olympic flame at the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, on Monday.
27 Mar 2019
Weighing just 9 kilogram, a four-legged robot 'cheetah' that can perform a 360-degree backflip from a standing position has been built by engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The robot also has a range of motions that makes it agile and able to pick itself up if knocked to the ground.
26 Mar 2019
Tokyo 2020 has announced the launch of its new Robot Project for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games. The project brings together experts in the field of robotics and is aimed at ensuring the Games are a success and provide fans with an unforgettable experience.

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