With the Opening Ceremony  of the Olympic Games to be held at Tokyo National Stadium on July 23, 2021, Tokyo will host the Summer Games for the first time in 57 years. More than 11,000 athletes from 206 nations are expected to participate in 33 Olympic sports and 50 disciplines, including the addition of four new sports and the reinstatement of baseball and softball. The Paralympic Games expect to welcome 4,400 athletes who will compete in 22 sports, including the introduction of badminton and taekwondo to the Paralympic program.