• Opening Ceremony Creative Director Fired on Eve of Games

    3 days ago - By SportsTravel

    On the eve of the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Summer Games, Tokyo 2020 fired its creative director Kentaro Kobayashi over a Holocaust-related joke he told years back while he was a comedian. The removal marked the second high-profile member of the team to be dismissed in recent days after composer and musician Keigo Oyamada was removed over his admission on social media that he had bullied people with disabilities when he was younger.
    The ceremony has already been a question mark of sorts as athletes have been told not to arrive in Tokyo more than five days in advance of their...
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