It's Lit: Naomi Osaka fires up the Olympic Cauldron

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It's Lit: Naomi Osaka fires up the Olympic Cauldron

Burning Bright

This week marks not only Naomi Osaka's return to the tennis court, but the opening of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Both events came together with Osaka, representing Japan, lighting the Olympic Cauldron on Friday night.


Osaka graciously elects to receive the Olympic Flame.


The world watches as Osaka returns to the spotlight.


Osaka didn't compete in Wimbledon, but she donned all whites for this occasion—with notable touches of red, for the Japanese flag.

It's Lit

Still just 23, Osaka has experienced some immense highs in her athletic career, but this may take the cake.