Olympics opening ceremony director steps down over past comments on holocaust -paper

A person walks past an Olympics advertisement, as seen from a special bus that transports journalists to and from the facilities and media center ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, July 21, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

TOKYO, July 22 (Reuters) – Olympics 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.

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