Shooting for Olympic glory


Greece’s Nikolaos Mavrommatis practices at the Asaka Shooting Range ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, in Tokyo. Mavrommatis, now 41, competed in the Men’s skeet at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing in ninth place. In the latest blow the already delayed Games, beset by the coronavirus pandemic, organizers Thursday fired the opening ceremony director on the eve of the event after video footage emerged of him making fun of the Holocaust in a comedic act in the 1990s. Greek Sports Minister Lefteris Avgenakis left for the Japanese capital Thursday to attend the ceremony.