Sport news IOC left humiliated after protestor passing as a Yahoo Sports reporter infiltrates Zoom briefing to shout 'f*** the Olympics' as anti-Tokyo 2020 sentiment grows amid growing coronavirus cases in Japan Premierleague-News.com
Premierleague-News.com - IOC spokesperson Mark Adams was about to wrap up the virtual press conference when he took one final question from a person purporting to be a Yahoo reporter named David O'Brien.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The International Olympic Committee were left embarrassed on Wednesday night after their own media briefing was hijacked by a protestor shouting 'f*** the Olympics'.IOC spokesperson Mark Adams was about to wrap up the virtual press conference when he took one final question from a person purporting to be a Yahoo reporter named David O'Brien.However, the apparent journalist was actually an anti-Games demonstrator, who appeared on screen holding a banner which read 'No Olympics in Tokyo 2020'. Spokesperson Mark Adams was in charge of an IOC press briefing hijacked by a protestor Claiming to be a Yahoo Sports reporter, the protestor swore on camera as he made his pointThe protestor chanted, 'No Olympics anywhere, f*** the Olympics, we don't want the Olympics anywhere', before he was cut off.It was a humiliating end to a briefing which had been dominated by questions about whether the Games will go ahead given rising coronavirus case numbers in Japan and the growing public opposition to holding them.Adams said: 'We are now very much in an implementation phase with 78 days to go and fully concentrated on delivering the Games.'When the Games happen and the Japanese people are proud hosts of an event that will be an historic moment, I think I am very confident we will see public opinion hugely in favour of the Games.'Adams' assurances came at the same time a Japanese website reported that Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike was having doubt about staging the Games. Even though the IOC have the ultimate say, any wavering from the local Tokyo government could be significant. There is fierce protest in Tokyo to the staging of the Games, given the rise of coronavirus cases RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Sir Mo Farah to earn spot in Team GB's Tokyo squad by..
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