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

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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.

Reporting by Mari Saito; Editing by Tom Hogue

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