Here Are the 14 Must-See Moments From the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Opening Ceremony

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The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony may have been in a mostly empty stadium, but the energy and excitement was still high. In case you missed the real-time broadcast Friday at 8 p.m. Tokyo-time, here are the most powerful moments to remember, including basketball player Sue Bird being one of Team USA's flag bearers, and tennis champion Naomi Osaka lighting the Olympic Cauldron. Keep reading to live (or relive) these special Olympic Ceremony moments.

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