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Mixed reactions as Tokyo 2020 Olympics fires the director of the opening ceremony • FRANCE 24

FRANCE24, 23 Jul 2021
The show director for the Tokyo #Olympics opening #ceremony has been fired on the eve of the event over a decades-old skit referencing the #Holocaust, in the latest blow for organisers of the pandemic-delayed Games.
Kentaro Kobayashi's comments in a video of a comedy sketch from 1998 emerged online overnight and sparked shock from some in Japan.

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