At the end of the games the Olympic flag has passed from Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo, which has offered a surprise at Closing Ceremony of RIO 2016.
The host of the next edition has provided a bit of what athletes and spectators can expect when the Games of the XXXII Olympiad get underway in the Japanese capital.
Over 33 sports to watch, the sporting programme for 2020 has an innovative feel about it.
This a great opportunity for a global audience will have the chance to watch new additions sport like as karate, baseball/softball, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing.
The well-balanced combination of new sports puts on emphasis on youth.
Their creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece.
Over the time the Games have grown so much that nearly every nation is now represented.
The iconic “Olympic rings” represent 5 world continents, Africa, Asia, America, Europe and Australia.
The symbol was originally designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, co-founder of the modern Olympic Games.
Today there are several Olympic rituals and symbols, such as the Olympic flag and torch, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies.