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Opening ceremony director fired over Holocaust joke on Games eve – Reuters

On the eve of the Tokyo Games, organisers fired the director of the opening ceremony over a joke he made about the Holocaust, while media reported former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a staunch advocate for the Tokyo Games, would skip the showpiece event.

  1. Opening ceremony director fired over Holocaust joke on Games eveReuters
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  3. Olympic organizers fire director of opening ceremony over comments he made about the HolocaustCNBC