Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, the delayed XXXII Olympic Games are set to go ahead in Japan, July 23 - August 8, 2021. The 16th Games covered by Graphic News - an Olympic record in itself!

With the IOC aiming to make the Games more youthful and urban, and to increase the number of female participants, there will be an extra 30 medal events, six new sports (including baseball and softball which are returning after a 13-year hiatus), and 15 new events within existing sports. These will include surfing, 3-on-3 basketball, freestyle BMX and Madison cycling, as well as new mixed-gender events across several sports (athletics, swimming, table tennis and triathlon).

Despite the pandemic, the IOC aims to aims to safely assemble the world's greatest athletes in a competition in which simply being an Olympian is the experience of a lifetime. Whether you are following Olympic heroes, supporting your local and national athletes, or an athlete yourself, Graphic News gives the international context to bring the Games into focus.

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ADVANCE COVERAGE:Torch design and relay route - Venues and stadia - Japan and Tokyo - New event explainers - Evolution of world/Olympic records in athletics - Other sports - Schedule (print and interactive) - Logos, pictograms and mascots - Medals and winners - Security and budget - Covid safety - History of the Games

GAMES COVERAGE:To be confirmed, including a medal table interactive with live data

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