Tokyo Olympics: Thomas Bach in ‘Chinese-Japanese’ slip of the tongue as he vows ‘safe and secure’ 2020 Games

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Tokyo Olympics: Thomas Bach in ‘Chinese-Japanese’ slip of the tongue as he vows ‘safe and secure’ 2020 Games

For a split second, Olympics chief Thomas Bach appeared to forget where he was on Tuesday as he praised organisers of the Tokyo Games as the “best prepared” in Olympic history despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president had a slip of the tongue during his meeting with Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto and her team when referring to the “Chinese people” before quickly correcting himself by saying “Japanese people”.“So let’s…

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