Olympics-Two Belarus team officials stripped of Games accreditation, sent home

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By Karolos Grohmann TOKYO (Reuters) -Two Belarus Olympic officials involved in attempting to send sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya home from the Tokyo Olympics have had their Games accreditation revoked and have been removed from the athletes’ village, the IOC said on Friday. Belarus athletics head coach Yuri Moisevich and team official Artur Shumak have been taken out of the athletes’ village where the teams stay at the Games. “In the interest of the wellbeing of the athletes of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus who are still in Tokyo and as a provisional measure, the IOC cancelled an…

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