The Japanese Olympic Committee (COJ) has announced four basketball players go home to have sent, after they were suspected in the Indonesian Jakarta, where the Asian Games take place, prostitutes are paid for sexual services. It comes to Yuga Nagayoshi, Takuya Hashimoto, Takuma Sato and Keita Imamura.
The guns were in the night of Wednesday on Thursday seen in a prostitutiewijk. They wore the colors of the Japanese national team. When the Japanese olympic federation behind the news came, it was the foursome immediately sent to Japan.
“I have a feeling of vicarious shame”, reacted head of the delegation Yasuhiro Yamashita. “We offer our sincere apologies and move on us once again focus on the athletes who are here present.” The chairman of the Japanese basketbalbond, Yuko Mitsuya, offered also his apologies. “We’re going to see what penalty we are the four players will impose, as soon as we become aware of all the facts,” said Mitsuya. “We must ensure that such a scandal is in the future more will do.”
It is for the Japanese delegation in Indonesia for a heavy blow. Japan has had since the previous Asian Games in the South Korean Incheon is already not the best reputation. When was swimmer Naoya Tomita, the Play to leave after images, it was clear that he had tried a camera of a journalist to steal.
Also other countries were four years ago not risen to the occasion. An Iranian official was banned after a case of sexual harassment against a female volunteer and a Palestinian footballer was accused of being his hands unable to stop an employee in the atletendorp.