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August 7, 2016 9:36 am

Lebanese Athletes Refuse to Share Bus With Israeli Team to Opening Ceremony of Olympics in Rio

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Team Israel marching at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: Twitter.

Team Israel marching at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: Twitter.

Lebanese athletes refused to share a bus with the Israel team to get to Friday’s Rio Olympic Games opening ceremony, members of both teams said.

Lebanon and Israel are officially at war and have no diplomatic relations.

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