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5 things to know about the next Olympics in Tokyo

The countdown to the 2020 Olympics began Wednesday with the arrival of the Olympic flag in Tokyo from Rio de Janeiro. The contrast between the two host cities couldn't be starker. Instead of samba in the streets, there will be robots and self-driving cars. Five things to know about the next Summer Games:

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Family watches Gulfport's Brittney Reese compete in Rio Olympics

Family members gathered at Mount Bethel Baptist Church in Gulfport to watch as Brittney Reese competed in the long jump finals. Reese finished second, winning a silver medal.
John Fitzhugh Sun Herald
Family watches Gulfport's Brittney Reese compete in Rio Olympics 1:32

Family watches Gulfport's Brittney Reese compete in Rio Olympics

Mom: Olympic gold medalist Brittney Reese fought to return after surgery 2:10

Mom: Olympic gold medalist Brittney Reese fought to return after surgery

What is cupping? 1:26

What is cupping?

Sprinter Tori Bowie dreams of Rio gold 1:39

Sprinter Tori Bowie dreams of Rio gold