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Seth Rogen Accuses Team USA of Racism over Olympian Sha’Carri Richardson Suspension: ‘If Weed Made You Fast, I’d Be FloJo’

Seth Rogen — who spent over a decade starring in and propping up Hollywood’s stoner movie genre with Knocked Up (2007), Pineapple Express (2008),  Neighbors (2014 and it’s 2017 sequel), and most recently Long Shot (2019) — accused the U.S. Olympic Committee of racism for suspending runner Sha’Carri Richardson after she tested positive for marijuana.

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Tokyo Olympics Ready to Announce Ban on Fans from Abroad

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo organizers and the International Olympic Committee are poised to finally make it official that most fans from abroad will be prohibited from attending the postponed Olympics when they open in four months.

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Report: Foreign Fans Likely Banned from Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The new president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee stopped short of saying there would be no foreign fans at this year’s games, but she certainly hinted at it Wednesday after online talks with IOC President Thomas Bach and others.

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Coronavirus: Tokyo Officials to Discuss Postponing Olympic Games

Japanese Olympic organizing committee executive member Haruyuki Takahashi will propose talks this month to discuss the possibility of postponing this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo to prevent the spread of Chinese coronavirus, Kyodo News reported Wednesday.

A reporter wearing a face mask stands next to the banners of the Tokyo Olympic Games during a Tokyo 2020 press conference about the spread of the new coronavirus in Tokyo on March 11, 2020. - Preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this summer are going ahead "as scheduled," organisers …