Tokyo Olympics: ceremony director fired for Holocaust comments as Covid-19 cases rise to 87

Problems continued to mount for Tokyo Olympic organisers on Thursday, as two more athletes tested positive for Covid-19 a day before the Games are set to officially open and the director of the opening ceremony was fired over comments he made about the Holocaust.Organisers announced 12 new positive cases overall on Thursday, including the two athletes, bringing the total number linked with the Games to 87.The news is the latest in a series of embarrassments for Tokyo organisers that have…

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