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

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July 22, 2021

TOKYO (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.

(Reporting by Mari Saito; Editing by Tom Hogue)