Signs of the times: Clocks counting down to postponed Tokyo Olympics stop

Commuters stop outside Tokyo Station to check out a clock counting down to the Summer Olympics, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The display was changed to show the current date, 25-3, following a decision to postpone the event because of the coronavirus. AKIFUMI ISHIKAWA/STARS AND STRIPES
Commuters stop outside Tokyo Station to check out a clock counting down to the Summer Olympics, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The display was changed to show the current date, 25-3, following a decision to postpone the event because of the coronavirus. AKIFUMI ISHIKAWA/STARS AND STRIPES

Signs of the times: Clocks counting down to postponed Tokyo Olympics stop

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Many commuters couldn’t help but gawk Wednesday at special clocks erected around the city that had been counting down to the start of the Summer Olympics.

Instead of showing how many days were left until the much-anticipated games, the displays read “25-3,” or March 25, the current date.

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