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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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A tour of the Team USA house in Rio

A Brazilian school in Ipanema was transformed into a villa with rooftop barbecues, stunning views and lots of chill space inside for Team USA and Olympic family members when they want to relax on off days.
Kevin G. Hall McClatchy DC
A tour of the Team USA house in Rio 0:54

A tour of the Team USA house in Rio

Gold medalist long jumper Brittney Reese hopes to retain title in Rio 1:53

Gold medalist long jumper Brittney Reese hopes to retain title in Rio

N.C. air rifle shooter makes Olympic team 1:48

N.C. air rifle shooter makes Olympic team

Mud Cubs Fun Run 1:33

Mud Cubs Fun Run