Anti-Olympics protests heard inside National Stadium during opening ceremonies
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to be canceled in May because of the rise in COVID cases across the country. Asahi is a sponsor of the Olympics and often opposes the government led by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga."We cannot think it’s rational to host the Olympics in the city this summer," the paper wrote in an editorial published Wednesday."We Demand PM Suga Decide Cancellation."
"Distrust and backlash against the reckless national government, Tokyo government and stakeholders in the Olympics are nothing but escalating. We demand Prime Minister Suga to calmly evaluate the circumstances and decide the cancellation of the summer event."
Organizers didn’t rule out a last-second canceling of the Games, but officials have vowed to host a safe Olympics amid the pandemic.The Associated Press contributed to this report. Read more: Fox News »
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Olympics Opening ceremony director dismissed after past comments on Holocaust, Tokyo 2020 saysThe director of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been dismissed, organisers said on Thursday, following news reports about his past comments on the Holocaust. horrible This entire thing is going to be a sht show
Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Director Fired After Old Video Of Him Making Holocaust Jokes SurfacesKentaro Kobayashi’s dismissal came after an old video of him making jokes about the Holocaust emerged. Is that wrong? I turned out fine NOLympics
Olympics opening ceremony director steps down over past comments on holocaust -paperOlympics opening ceremony show director Kentaro Kobayashi has stepped down from his post following news reports about his past comments on the Holocaust, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Thursday. this is terrible news Olympics are a joke
Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Director Fired Over Holocaust JokeThe man in charge of directing Friday's Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony has just been fired hours before the start of the event ... after it was discovered he made a Holocaust joke in 1998. Lol but it was funny Wait till they hear what the county of Germany did. How did he nazi that comin
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Tokyo Olympics Official Fired Over Holocaust Joke Made in 1990sKentaro Kobayashi, who oversaw performances at the opening ceremony, is the third senior member of the Olympics creative team to leave amid controversy. good luck Japan has succeeded well in this Olympics in showing a side that everyone wants to pretend does not exist - that as a country, are fundamentally both sexist and racist.