JAKARTA-Four Japanese basketball players were bounced from the athletes' village of the 2018 Asian Games and kicked off the national team after cavorting with women in a red-light district while in their official team uniforms.
2018 Asian Games Opening ceremony – GBK Main Stadium Jakarta Indonesia
Suzuki said he is "disappointed" over the seemingly never-ending scandals ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and he has instructed officials at the agency to consider ways to improve governance of various sports organizations in Japan, although he admitted it is always hard to determine to what extent the government should "interfere".
The four players allegedly paid the women for sex, according to Japanese news agency Kyodo News, after heading out for dinner in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Yuko Mitsuya, head of the Japan Basketball Association, released a statement saying that their behavior is "unspeakable as athletes representing Japan", and "there is no room to make excuses for their inconsiderate acts".More news: Bryce Harper claimed on revocable trade waivers
"I really love this game and I just want to enjoy every moment that I have, especially with this Asian Games being probably my last Asian Games so it is going to be a nice special one". I have worked hard and will try to give my best show at the Games.
The Japanese equestrian team of Akane Kuroki, Kazuki Sado, Masanao and Shunsuke Terui combined to win the team dressage from South Korea and Thailand.
"Athletes should always be a good symbol of society because there's a big generation who follow them", he added.More news: Father Megan Markle compared the royal family with Scientologists
The eighteenth Asian Games will officially begin from August 19.
Major sporting events around the world are known to bring increased business to prostitutes in the locations where they are held.
South Korean taekwondo fighter Kim Tae-hun shows his gold medal during the medal ceremony of the men's 58-kilogram taekwondo "kyorugi" (sparring) competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on August 20, 2018.More news: Asia Argento Denies Sexual Assault, Says Payoff Was Anthony Bourdain’s Idea