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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Live news and results on July 22, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Live news and results on July 22, 2021

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Flags hang over the pool during aquatics training at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 22, in Tokyo, Japan. Clive Rose/Getty ImagesTokyo 2020's opening ceremony show director was dismissed Thursday, shortly after local media reported on anti-Semitic comments he made about the Holocaust in 1998.Comedian Kentaro Kobayashi would be dismissed for his past performance, which ridiculed "painful facts of history," Tokyo 2020 organizers said in a statement."As the opening ceremony is approaching, we deeply apologize for the inconvenience and concern caused to many people concerned, the citizens of Tokyo, and the people of Tokyo," the statement read.Though Kobayashi's comments were made more than two decades ago, they only recently resurfaced in the Japan...