July 16, Friday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach received a cold welcome from people who oppose the Tokyo Games during his visit to Hiroshima on Friday. He visited the city to meet survivors of the atomic bombing.
2.A member of the Ugandan Olympic team has gone missing in a western Japanese city where the team is holding a training camp ahead of the Tokyo Games. Officials of Izumisano City, Osaka Prefecture, say weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko disappeared from a hotel. 3.An NHK survey shows that a majority of Tokyo hotels hosting overseas visitors involved in the Tokyo Games are concerned about enforcing anti-coronavirus rules. Arrivals of foreign media crews and other non-athletes are in full swing, one week ahead of the start of the Olympics.