TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic rings have been removed from Tokyo Bay. The rings were floated there this year on a barge.
Organizers and the city of Tokyo say the Olympic symbol is being removed for maintenance and will return. No date was given.
The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic and are rescheduled to open in July 2021.
Organizers have given no specifics about health protocols for competitors and spectators in a pandemic.