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By Stephen Wade The Associated Press

Tick tock, tick tock: Tokyo Olympics clock hits 500-day mark

TOKYO — Tick tock, tick tock. The Tokyo Olympic clock has hit 500 days to go.

Organizers marked the milestone on Tuesday, unveiling the stylized pictogram figures for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The pictogram system was first used extensively in 1964 when the Japanese capital lasted hosted the Summer Olympics ‚Äî just 19 years after the end of World War II.