Quest for Gold – Episode 42: Tokyo officials are relying on ‘Playbooks’ to get the Summer Games off safely

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In this Sept. 11, 2019, file photo, then newly appointed Minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Seiko Hashimoto speaks during a press conference at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

This week on Quest for Gold…

There’s a new head of the Tokyo Organizing Committee, as Olympic officials push forward for the Tokyo games.

They’re hoping revised ‘Playbooks’ will instill confidence in athletes, countries, and the Japanese public.

Take a look at the ‘Playbooks’ here:


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WGN’s Ryan Burrow hosts “Quest For Gold,” a weekly update on preparations for the Summer Games. He’ll talk to athletes, coaches, reporters, and other newsmakers involved in the Olympic movement…while adding a little Chicago flavor. He’ll get updates on preparations, new sports, local Olympians, and reinvestigate what went wrong in Chicago’s bid for the 2016 games. (Click for more.)

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