Ahead of the start of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics competitions, scheduled for Friday evening, the Tokyo Olympics organizers decided, due to previous statements he made about the Nazi Holocaust.
Tokyo Olympics and the dismissal of the director
The dismissal of the concert director came after previous media reports about his bullying and aggressive behavior, to decide the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics.
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The organizing committee said in a statement, “The dismissal of Kentaro Kobayashi, director of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, came because of his mockery of the Holocaust during his work in comedy in 1998 AD, which was reappeared in the local media.”
And the committee added, “I offer my apologies to all those affected, as well as the residents of Tokyo and the Japanese Prime Time Zone, for this happened with the opening ceremony approaching.”
Opening of the Tokyo Olympics and world leaders
And Japanese media reported that less than 950 Prime Time Zone will attend the opening ceremony, including 15 world leaders and heads of state, in light of strict measures to combat the Corona virus epidemic.
The wife of US President Jill Biden has arrived in Japan, where she is leading a diplomatic delegation from the United States at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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Biden will have dinner later this evening with Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide and his wife Mariko Suga in the Japanese capital.
Men’s football results ⚽️:
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The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee announced 87 cases of coronavirus infection in the Olympic Village, forcing some athletes to withdraw from the tournament and to enter their colleagues into isolation as a result.
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The Russian rowing team has decided to withdraw from the competition, while the US gymnastics team has quarantined a move to a hotel, the coach said earlier this week.
Tokyo Olympics opening date
The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be held on Friday evening, at eight o’clock in the evening, Japan time.
Here is tomorrow’s competition schedule 🔥😍
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While it will be Cairo time at one o’clock in the afternoon, and Mecca Al-Mukarramah “Saudi Arabia” time at two o’clock in the evening.
The Tokyo Olympics competitions will continue until the eighth of August of next month, but this tournament will be held without the presence of fans due to the repercussions of the Corona virus epidemic.
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