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Four Japan athletes booted from Asian Games in prostitute scandal


Four Japanese basketball players have been sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace for allegedly paying prostitutes for sex, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) said Monday.

The players were spotted in a notorious red light district of Jakarta in their national jerseys on Wednesday night, JOC officials told a press conference, saying the quartet had been sent packing immediately.

Published : August 20, 2018

By : Agence France-Presse Jakarta